Tag "patient experience"

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

Cincinnati Children’s added two golden retrievers to Child Life and Integrative Care as full time employees. The dogs, Drummer and Leica, provide physical and emotional support to patients as part of the Animal Assisted Therapy Program. “My vision is that › Continue Reading

Circus Mojo was recently honored with the Orthopedics Department Highest Orthopedic Patient Experience (H.O.P.E.) award for the Circus Wellness programs’ significant efforts to improve patient experiences. “Our patients very much enjoy the entertainment Circus Mojo provides. As many of us › Continue Reading

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2015 and ring in the new year, we’ve enlisted the help of some of our Champions patients and their families to help us celebrate. Read on to meet six Champions and learn what they’re › Continue Reading

As 2015 comes to an end, we are inevitably bound to reflect on the past 12 months and really cherish all the hard work. In an effort to honor the hard work of 2015’s Cincinnati Children’s Radiology Blog team, here are › Continue Reading

Avi Newhouse, 12, is in remission for cancer, but his weakened immune system makes commercial travel impossible. He needed help getting from his home in New York to Cincinnati Children’s for treatment. Thanks to the Corporate Angel Network and Procter › Continue Reading

A Familiar Place

What was once a very scary and confusing place is now a familiar and comforting place for me and my family. “I know this place like the back of my hand,” my 15-year-old daughter Andi said after telling me where › Continue Reading

Difficult News

Sometimes radiologists are the bearers of bad news. If our imaging reveals something serious, we have a duty to tell you what’s going on. In situations like these, one person is assigned as an advocate to help you and your family. › Continue Reading

My Difficult News

No one wants to hear bad news. There’s nothing worse on the face of the planet than to hear that there is something seriously wrong with your child. I know this feeling all too well. When my daughter was just › Continue Reading

It’s normal for families who visit our department to have concerns before, during, and after their child’s imaging test. That’s why there’s a Radiology Patient and Family Advocate available to you and your family. She’s there to listen and respond to your questions, facilitate communication › Continue Reading

When Cincinnati Children’s own Ultrasound Technologist Amy Winer needed to bring her son in for a CT scan, a child life specialist prepared her for what to expect. You can take advantage of the same special services for your child. › Continue Reading