About Cincinnati Children's

  • 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.

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    Statistics (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

    Patient Care 

    Admissions (includes short stay)30,804
    Emergency Department Visits127,376
    Patient Encounters1,161,009
    Outpatient Visits
    Primary Care78,905
    Specialty828,743
    Test Referral Center63,403
    Surgical Procedures
    Inpatient6,237
    Outpatient25,951
    Surgical Hours45,655

    Faculty and Staff 

    Faculty 
    Pediatrics684
    Surgery103
    Radiology52
    Anesthesia53
    Staff
    Clinical Fellows213
    Research Postdoctoral Fellows158
    Residents223
    Rotating Residents181
    Active Medical Staff 1,493
    Total Employees 13,852

    Operating Revenues and Expenses

    (dollars in thousands)
    Patient Services Revenue$1,332,851
    Research Grants$157,693
    Total Operating Revenues $1,931,505
    Total Operating Expenses $1,778,685
    Net Operating Revenue Available to Reinvest$152,820

    National Recognition

    • Ranked third overall among Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 survey of best children’s hospitals
    • Ranked third in the nation in the 2013 Parents magazine survey of best children’s hospitals
    • Named one of 12 top children’s hospitals by the Leapfrog Group
    • Ranked third best Department of Pediatrics at a US medical school in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate schools
    • Awarded Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

    New and Strategic Initiatives

    • Opened an 80,000-square-foot outpatient and urgent care center in Green Township, improving access to Cincinnati Children’s services for families who live on the west side of Greater Cincinnati 
    • Launched the Health Network to provide a medical home and improve health for children in the region who are insured through Medicaid, while reducing healthcare costs 
    • Opened new and improved facilities on our Burnet Campus: outpatient clinic for the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, Family Resource Center and a Seacrest Studio, an audio / video studio that will provide interactive programming to patients’ rooms 
    • Announced plans to add 30 inpatient beds and a proton therapy and research center at the Liberty Campus
    • Construction of our new 15-story, 425,000-square-foot clinical sciences building continued on schedule. The building will open in 2015.

    Service to the Community

    • Provided $259.4 million in free or discounted services to families unable to pay 
    • Raised more than $1.1 million for United Way, placing eighth on the list of top 10 local companies 
    • Operated the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Greater Cincinnati 
    • Provided outreach services and support valued at $2.7 million for community and nonprofit organizations that are focused on the health and well-being of children

    National and International Reach

    • Served patients from all 50 states and 53 countries, a 23 percent increase from last year 
    • Signed collaboration agreements with Chongqing Children’s Hospital and Zhejiang University Children’s Hospital in China 
    • Established an affiliation with Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn., to implement and manage a hospitalist service, provide tele-EEG services, and support quality and safety initiatives 
    • Hosted 258 international observers and visitors from 40 countries, a 34 percent increase 
    • Engaged in international education and research collaborations with physicians, nurses, scientists and hospital leaders in China, Brazil, Kuwait, Italy, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Russia, India, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Nepal and Bangladesh

    Clinical and Research Achievements

    • Launched initiatives to reduce prematurity and infant mortality, including efforts in high-risk neighborhoods in Cincinnati, and a statewide research collaborative involving investigators in Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland 
    • Reported results of a Phase III study of everolimus for treatment of brain tumors in 117 patients with tuberous sclerosis. Every patient had a decrease in tumor size; none required surgery; 35 percent had at least a 50 percent reduction in tumor volume. 
    • Awarded a renewal contract as one of nine Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
    • Developed an antibody that could prevent Candida, a yeast infection in patients with central lines 
    • Identified a light-response pathway that affects fetal eye development, a finding that changes our understanding of how the retina and vascular disorders of the eye develop 
    • Provided six Innovation Fund grants to accelerate commercialization of promising technologies developed at Cincinnati Children’s 
    • Developed an initiative for whole exome genomics analysis of patients in both clinical evaluation and research studies

 
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  • 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 598 registered beds, including 92 inpatient psychiatry beds and 33 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.