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Akron Children's Hospital Medical Center

a/k/a: ACHMC


One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308-1062



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Akron Children’s Hospital is a high value healthcare provider for infants, children, teens, burn victims of all ages and adults with congenital, genetic and maternal/fetal conditions. Their integrated healthcare system has hospital campuses in Akron and the Mahoning Valley, 20 primary care and 63 specialty locations serving a multi-state region. Their staff of nearly 760 pediatric providers handles more than 650,000 visits a year in their child-focused facilities. Akron Children’s has eight pediatric specialties on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital rankings for urology, pulmonology, neonatology, nephrology, cancer, orthopedics, neurology/neurosurgery and cardiology/heart surgery, and they earned re-designation as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In addition to clinical care, they offer more than 100 advocacy, education and outreach programs to promote the well-being of children. Akron Children’s Hospital is a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University, training a new generation of pediatricians and specialists, and their research institute is dedicated to advancing pediatric medicine and improving patient care. They have been caring for children regardless of a family’s ability to pay since 1890.

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