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Editor’s note: This is the third part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services and how we › Continue Reading

Finding an abnormality of a baby in pregnancy is scary and overwhelming. At Cincinnati Children’s, we have a Fetal Care Center that specializes in treating fetuses and supporting families with babies who are affected by a disease process before birth. › Continue Reading

The winner of the Radiology Safety Award for FY18Q4 is one of our wonderful safety coaches at Liberty Campus – Billie Howard! Billie was very surprised and received a beautiful plaque and her favorite chocolates and candy. Billie is well › Continue Reading

One of my favorite aspects of working at Cincinnati Children’s is being surrounded by colleagues who are always ready and willing to give a second opinion. As a radiologist reading exams in the reading room, I often come across cases › Continue Reading

At the same time as the US News announced that Cincinnati Children’s has moved up in ranking to #2, our Liberty campus also announced a #2 – the opening of the second MRI scanner on the campus. The second scanner › Continue Reading

Every other month we are blessed with a canine visiter to our Department of Radiology, and every time, our people smile when they come. This time the dog’s name is Porsche and her handler’s name is Anita Eisthen. Porsche visited the › Continue Reading

For the past month and a half, our Radiology Large Conference Room has been going through a major construction renovation. Not only does the Department of Radiology use the room, but the Emergency Department does as well. During times of crisis, such › Continue Reading

Our Radiology Department is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant awarded by the Co-Operative Society of Cincinnati Children’s. The funds will be used to update the iPad program that has directly improved patient care and decreased the need for › Continue Reading

As some of you may know, come August 1, I will be retiring from the Department of Radiology’s Imaging Research Center (IRC). I started working part-time 27 some years ago when there were fewer people working at Cincinnati Children’s than › Continue Reading

Congratulations, Dr. Neil Johnson, on being recognized with the Janet Pettit Scholar Award and for the significant contributions that he has made to patient care! “The Association for Vascular Access created the Janet Pettit Scholar recognition to honor and commemorate › Continue Reading

Please welcome Dr. Ethan Smith as our new Janet Strife Chair for Quality and Safety in Radiology. Dr. Smith will be the new faculty in charge of Quality Improvement and Compliance (QI & C), a division in the Department of Radiology. He will › Continue Reading

Congratulations to the 68th Pediatric Radiology Fellowship Class for completing their year-long fellowship program at Cincinnati Children’s. They’ve worked so long and hard to get to this stage in their careers. As Fellowship Director Dr. Eric Crotty said at the graduation dinner, › Continue Reading

Collaboration between different departments and different medical specialties is one of the many reasons why Cincinnati Children’s can offer cutting-edge, state-of-the-art care for your child. One excellent example of that collaborative spirit is the partnership between the departments of Surgery and › Continue Reading

May Gold Medals

May has been a big month for our current and former Radiology faculty at Cincinnati Children’s. At the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) meeting in Nashville, Dr. Neil Johnson of the Interventional Radiology Department received the SPR’s Gold Medal, The Society for Pediatric Radiology’s most distinguished › Continue Reading

The Safety Award is given each quarter to the Radiology employee who receives the most safety-related Above and Beyond awards. Our Above and Beyond is an online system that we use to nominate/recognize employees who have gone above and beyond in their normal working › Continue Reading

Today ends our “Patient Experience Week” celebration, introduced by our previous post earlier in the week. All through the week the Radiology Department organized events and activities for our staff and faculty to enjoy. Our theme for this year was Hollywood, You’re a Star! › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week is April 23-27 this year. This is an annual event, initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across › Continue Reading

One of the more unique experiences I have had during my year of fellowship was the opportunity to act as one of the ultrasound technologists. I have lots of experience reading ultrasound exams, but not nearly as much when it comes › Continue Reading

What puts a smile on your face? Me personally, a warm sunny day on the Loveland Bike Trail, riding my bike, is one of the activities that put a smile on my face. But, if you live in Cincinnati and it’s › Continue Reading

“Welcome to Radiology!” That was the very first Radiology blog post, published on June 16, 2014. It was written by one of our editors, Catherine Leopard, and was an article that pronounced to the world, “Here we are, and wait till you › Continue Reading

June 16, 2014: That date should be one of the most significant milestones in our Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Department history.  We’ve come a long way from that date. As the saying goes, “It’s not about the bike, it’s about the › Continue Reading

Today I am honored to share a story from my colleague, Tiffany Lang, a radiology technologist who works at our Burnet Campus. Over 10 years ago, I was working on a Sunday when I was called to the Emergency Department › Continue Reading

As a radiology technologist, one of the most common questions asked of me is, “Don’t you just push a button?” My answer? Yes, I do push a button, but I went through two years of schooling that involved learning the inner › Continue Reading

Earlier this month, we held a Create Your Own Custom Holiday Contest and our Radiology patients didn’t disappoint! Eight holiday nominees were presented, from Pickle Day to Valentine’s Day. The winner is Show Your True Colors Day! Last Thursday, Radiology Department staff › Continue Reading

Patient Care Patients always come first in our Radiology Department. From the moment a doctor thinks about ordering an imaging exam, every part of the process has been designed to help your child feel great about his or her experience. The › Continue Reading