1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH 44308
HOURS: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
PARKING : Parking garage on Locust Street or Bowery.
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital cares for about 500,000 patients each year and performs more pediatric surgeries than any other hospital in northeast Ohio. Children's operates a 253-bed pediatric hospital in downtown Akron, housing a regional burn center for both adults and children, a pediatric trauma center, regional neonatal and pediatric intensive care units and more than 30 clinical specialties. Children's also operates the Beeghly Campus in Boardman, a free-standing children's hospital with a 32-bed inpatient unit. In addition, services are provided at 68 other locations throughout the region, including 25 Children's campuses and 43 partner facilities.
In addition, more than 100 advocacy, education, outreach and research programs are provided to children and their families. Akron Children's Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission and Magnet Recognition Status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In 2008, Children's became one of the founding members of the BioInnovation Institute in Akron, a unique collaboration of research, education and health institutions designed to pioneer the next generation of life-enhancing and life-saving innovations. For more information, visit www.akronchildrens.org.
DEVELOPMENT DESCRIPTION: Construction of a new medical office building for hospital-based physicians, private physicians, a conference center and auditorium is complete. The new construction and renovation project have expanded the Regional Burn Trauma Center and PICU as well as open up the new Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. An expansion of the parking deck has added 395 parking spaces to accommodate the added services.