• Facts and Figures

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric healthcare, with a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and medical education.

  • Patient Care 

    Admissions (includes short stay)30,848
    Emergency Department Visits99,839
    Patient Encounters1,191,880
    Outpatient Visits
    Primary Care80,108
    Test Referral Center76,539
    Surgical Procedures
    Surgical Hours43,954

    Faculty and Staff 

    Clinical Fellows237
    Research Postdoctoral Fellows181
    Rotating Residents125
    Active Medical Staff 1,734
    Total Employees 14,973

    Operating Revenues and Expenses

    (dollars in thousands)
    Patient Services Revenue$1,435,526
    Research Grants$163,071
    Total Operating Revenues $2,120,240
    Total Operating Expenses $1,947,840
    Net Operating Revenue Available to Reinvest$172,400
    • Ranked third in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking
    • Ranked in the top 10 for all 10 pediatric specialties analyzed by U.S. News, and ranked in the top three in nephrology, pulmonology, cancer, gastroenterology and neonatology
    • Recognized by U.S. News and Doximity, an online social networking service for U.S. physicians, as the third-best pediatric residency program in the U.S.
    • Ranked fourth nationally among hospital systems by DiversityInc, which promotes the business benefits of diversity.
    • Recertified Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Our new 15-story clinical research building is on schedule to open in June 2015. It will make us the largest pediatric research institution in the U.S.
    • The Center for Pediatric Genomics will serve as an incubator for genomics projects that show strong scientific merit and likelihood of success.
    • Expansion continues at our Liberty Campus north of Cincinnati. A new urgent care unit opened and we are adding 30 inpatient beds for specialized pediatric care in August 2015.
    • An innovative Proton Therapy Center, which will develop and provide the most advanced radiation cancer treatments available, is set to open in February 2017.
    • Launched the Change the Outcome Campaign, our largest-ever philanthropic effort to raise $250 million by 2018. These funds will help make Cincinnati’s children the healthiest in the U.S. and accelerate medical discoveries to improve the health of children worldwide.
    • Continue to expand our Center for Telehealth, in which doctors connect with patients and families around the world via video-based telemedicine clinics, e-visits and case conferences.
    • Provided $267.2 million in free or discounted services to families unable to pay, and $3 million in outreach services to community and nonprofit organizations that focus on health.
    • Served 17,859 children and families through community outreach and health education programs.
    • Employees volunteered more than 7,000 hours in the community to support child health and education.
    • Stepped in to provide healthcare to three local schools after their previous federally qualified healthcare provider abruptly closed.
    • Raised nearly $1.2 million for United Way, seventh among local companies.
    • Continued to serve as a regional, national and international destination for patients with complex and/or rare pediatric conditions. We are expanding our infrastructure to provide more support services to meet the specific needs of families traveling to Cincinnati for care.
    • Served patients from all 50 states and 57 countries.
    • Treated 382 international patients, a 63 percent increase from last year.
    • Hosted 253 international observers and visitors from 40 countries, a nearly 10-fold increase from five years ago.

    • Launched a lung transplant program capable of performing transplants for infants as small as 11 pounds.
    • Provided a leading voice to the ongoing national debate on concussion prevention and treatment, with subjects of studies ranging from pre-teens to NFL players.
    • Refined a technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the odds for preventing eye loss, blindness or death in children with advanced forms of the disease.
    • Published numerous asthma studies demonstrating the significant impact of poverty, home conditions, secondhand smoke and traffic pollution on patients, leading to a continued reduction of hospital readmissions.
    • Led multi-institutional research showing that obesity is the largest predictor of earlier onset puberty in girls, which is linked to greater risks of hypertension and several forms of cancers.
    • Researchers generated functioning, three-dimensional stomach tissue from stem cells derived from adult skin cells, which could significantly impact treatment of diabetes, obesity and other diseases.
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    2014 facts and figures.
    You may download our 2014 Facts and Figures information sheet (.pdf).
  • About Us at a Glance

    We are a full-service, nonprofit pediatric academic medical center, established in 1883.

    We comprise the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

    We have 628 registered beds, including 93 inpatient psychiatry beds and 36 residential psychiatry beds.

    We are the third-highest recipient of National Institutes of Health grants for pediatric research.

    Our vision: to be the leader in improving child health.

    875 volunteers contributed 81,295 hours at our facilities and events, both double-digit increases from last year