At Cincinnati Children’s Radiology, we always would like one of our facilities to be the first stop in your child’s health care, but we understand that’s not always possible. Emergencies, convenience, and access to certain specialists may mean you seek › Continue Reading

When Film Was King

Back when I first started working (over twenty years ago) in the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s, film was being used to practically capture all radiology modality images. In CT, film is is used to document any head injuries, while › Continue Reading

In April 2013, Cincinnati Children’s Green Township facility opened for patient care. The facility has 80,000 square feet of space and is located at 5899 Harrison Avenue, on the western side of town. Services at this location include: Urgent care › Continue Reading

The new year is here, and some of you might have given in to the age-old tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. Video camcorder in hand, I went around the Department of Radiology asking our staff to share their resolutions with us. Take › Continue Reading

From the Department of Radiology to all of our friends and family, we would like to wish everyone a Happy, Safe and Fruitful 2018! There are new and exciting things coming to Radiology this year, so stay tuned.

Goodbye, 2017!

Is it just me, or did 2017 seem like it went by too quickly? As we look back on the past year, we remember many events including Patient Experience Week, our Halloween celebration, our now graduated 2017 pediatric Radiology fellows, the › Continue Reading

When I chose this date for our blog, I pictured a million ideas and an easy essay regarding the holiday season or New Year’s resolutions. However, attempting to write, I found myself searching for topics attempting to be innovative in › Continue Reading

  Photo: Anita Robbins (right) and co-worker Cieara Presley (left) helped Anita decorate the tree. Since 2008, Cincinnati Children’s has held a Holiday Tree Decoration Contest for its employees/departments to welcome in the holidays and to create a beautiful and › Continue Reading

Dr. Alan E. Oestreich is a well-known pediatric radiologist and an Emeritus in our Radiology Department, at Cincinnati Children’s. His special areas of interest include orthopaedic radiology, metabolic disease, dysphasia, conventional pediatric radiology, perception, as well as mathematical applications in › Continue Reading

This year at “Sparkle’s Annual Holiday Cheermeister” party in the Kasota building (Radiology Administrative Offices), the team created gingerbread houses. Every year I pick a different activity for my group to do; last year’s project was personalized ornaments and Christmas cookies. › Continue Reading

With each passing day we find ourselves closer and closer to the big day: Christmas. Amidst the hustle and bustle we also find ourselves scouring the city for the perfect gift. East-siders venture into the Westside and West-siders travel to › Continue Reading

Rosella Jane Court began her career at Cincinnati Children’s as a registered nurse in 1996. During her time at the hospital, she has made some long-lasting friendships with co-workers and warm-hearted impressions on patients and families. Her last day at › Continue Reading

Each year, various Radiology modalities at Cincinnati Children’s complete the process of accreditation through the American College of Radiology (ACR), which is one of several accrediting bodies. The ACR is the most comprehensive program that provides a pathway for evaluation › Continue Reading

In the early 1990s, I was an 11-year-old with appendicitis. After a visit to our pediatrician, I was referred to the Emergency Department of my home city’s children’s hospital, where I met a pediatric surgeon. He examined my abdomen, ordered › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a non-invasive imaging exam that uses radio waves and magnetic and fields gradients to generate anatomic images of a body part. It does not use ionizing radiation like CTs or x-rays. Prior to MR › Continue Reading

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is one of the largest medical conferences in the world. Each year the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s targets this meeting as the place to launch our new social media initiatives. › Continue Reading

Each year, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) holds its annual meeting the week after Thanksgiving in Chicago. This meeting is one of the largest medical conferences in the world, with over 50,000 attendees each year. Radiologists from Cincinnati › Continue Reading

The Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. May you enjoy the feast and the company of your family and friends. We asked our faculty and staff to tell us what › Continue Reading

Radiologists  have traditionally been behind-the-scenes doctors who interpret imaging studies (x-ray, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy) ordered by other doctors. However, radiologists have increasingly become more directly involved with patients in an effort to provide the best care › Continue Reading

Part of my job in Radiology is to provide clinical education for technologists. Technologists (techs) are certified and trained in imaging patients with various modalities such as x-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound. It may seem like capturing pictures is all › Continue Reading

Last week, in observance of Radiology Week, the Radiology Department honored its staff and technologists in Radiography, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology. They work hard every day to provide the best quality care possible for our patients. At the beginning of the week, we › Continue Reading

I love knowing that when I go to work I am going to make a difference in someone’s life. Helping patients get through a scan is a feeling of fulfillment. In my experience, I have come to know that listening › Continue Reading

When asked why I enjoy being a Radiology technologist, a whirlwind of words and phrases came to mind. Had I been asked a couple years ago where I’d be now, I wouldn’t have imagined I’d be working in pediatrics; now, › Continue Reading

Radiology Week 2017

A brief note about our imaging technologists for Radiology Week: “Anna, come put your hand in front of this thing! This is so cool!” OK, Wilhelm Roentgen probably did not actually say that to his wife in 1895, although I › Continue Reading

It’s been a busy week in the Radiology Department. Our League of Laughs Division hosted our Halloween events. On Tuesday, several of our faculty and staff dressed up in their favorite costumes. We held two contests, Best Pumpkin and Best Costume. See › Continue Reading