What Makes Us Different

My wife Krista and I knew early on that we wanted to be parents. While becoming a new dad has been one of the greatest joys and challenges of my life, I didn’t expect it to make me a better › Continue Reading

Dr. Janet L. Strife passed away last Wednesday, May 8 in Boulder, Colorado, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Janet spent her entire professional career (along with her nephrologist husband, Dr. Fred Strife) from 1978 to 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s, including › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. This is especially › Continue Reading

Today we conclude our Patient Experience Week 2019, which we also discussed in our last blog article (You are a Patient Experience Star). These past several days, our Radiology employees were challenged with activities that helped them connect with patients › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week 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 the nation take added time to › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. One of my › Continue Reading

In November of 2018, I once again had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with the Colorectal Surgical Team from Cincinnati Children’s. My role was to perform ultrasound, x-ray, and contrast radiology procedures on patients who have abnormalities of the › Continue Reading

Reds Opening Day in Cincinnati is a tradition of starting the baseball season. It’s quite a big event around here. We Cincinnatians celebrate it by having a parade in downtown Cincinnati. A lot of people take the day off just › Continue Reading

Everyone please take a moment to congratulate our recent Safety Award Winner David Carter! David is a Radiography Technologist at our Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus. David received 7 (yes 7) safety related Above and Beyond awards. Not only does David help › Continue Reading

In Cincy Magazine’s December 2018-January 2019 issue, several of our Cincinnati Children’s radiologists were nominated in the 11th annual Best Doctor issue in which 416 doctors in the TriState (Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) are listed and selected by their peers. The › Continue Reading

As a parent of a child was has Down syndrome, I am grateful to live in Cincinnati. Home to a vibrant and active Down Syndrome Association as well as one of the best children’s hospitals in the world, our city › Continue Reading

The BPD Symposium on Monday at Cincinnati Children’s (“BPD: Advances in Diagnosis & Management”) is designed for neonatologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, radiologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, respiratory therapists and researchers involved in the care of patients with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). This › Continue Reading

Happy 2019 New Year!

On this New Year the Department of Radiology wish that you have a superb January, a dazzling February, a Peaceful March, an anxiety free April, a sensational May, and Joy that keeps going from June to November, and then round › Continue Reading

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is coming to an end. Soon we’ll be celebrating 2019, but before we do, let’s take a look back at this past year and its highlights: In the first half of the year, we › Continue Reading

It’s December again and what does that mean? It’s time for our Department of Radiology to celebrate the holidays by holding its annual holiday luncheon and Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest! We would like to thank Toni Lovelace, our administrative assistant, for › Continue Reading

Every year the Co-operative Society, one of Cincinnati Children’s volunteer organizations, hosts the annual Holiday Tree Contest. Our Base MRI Division and Liberty Ultrasound Division were selected to compete in the holiday contest. The rules were quite simple, design your › Continue Reading

This week the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s will be participating in the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting. This meeting is the premier scientific and educational meeting in the radiology community and one of the most important › Continue Reading

“Thank you for your service!” is a frequently heard refrain from people when they see that you are a veteran of the armed services, and it always causes me to stand a little taller and feel pride well up inside.  › Continue Reading

Thank you to all who participated in last week’s 2018 Radiology Department’s Halloween Costume Contest! I looked like everyone had a blast dressing up in their favorite characters. The votes are in and here are your winners… #1 #2 #3 Congratulations › Continue Reading

The first week in November is time to celebrate Radiology Week! The week commemorates November 8, 1895, as the day that Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the existence of x-rays. It also increases awareness within our community of the vital role that › Continue Reading

The Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Safety Award goes to none other than Becky Barth, MR technologist at Liberty Campus! Becky always does a great job, but this quarter she was just outstanding! Becky was really surprised yesterday to receive a beautiful › Continue Reading

In 2007, I was appointed the first Cincinnati Children’s Medical Director of Vascular Access. Vascular access refers to the processes and procedures required to gain and maintain safe intravenous access for patients so that medications and other important infusions can › Continue Reading

It took two months of renovations, but our Radiology Large Conference Room is finally done. Our main task was to relocate and reschedule all of the weekly meetings in the room. This was not an easy task, since the temporary › Continue Reading

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