• 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)33,692
    Emergency Department Visits102,557
    Patient Encounters1,246,447
    Outpatient Visits
    Primary Care84,711
    Test Referral Center76,486
    Urgent Care63,481
    Surgical Procedures
    Surgical Hours44,031

    Faculty and Staff 

    Clinical Fellows262
    Research Postdoctoral Fellows162
    Active Medical School1,789
    Total Employees15,260

    Operating Revenues and Expenses

    (dollars in thousands)
    Patient Services Revenue$1,527,936
    Research Grants$198,052
    Total Operating Revenues $2,206,470
    Total Operating Expenses $1,996,846
    Net Operating Revenue Available to Reinvest$209,624

    • Ranked No. 3 in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals list, including top 10 for all 10 pediatric specialties analyzed.
    • Ranked No. 1 for pulmonology by U.S. News for the first time, and earned top-5 honors in cancer, nephrology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, orthopaedics and urology.
    • Earned Magnet-designation (2013-2017) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Of the nearly 6,000 hospitals in the U.S., fewer than 7 percent have earned Magnet recognition.

    • New 15-story Clinical Sciences Pavilion makes us one of the largest pediatric research institutions in the U.S., bridging science and clinical care.
    • The Center for Pediatric Genomics is shaping a new era of precise, personalized medicine, including treatments for many complex disorders.
    • Our Liberty Campus north of Cincinnati became a full-service hospital with 42 beds and greatly expanded services.
    • Progress continues on our Proton Therapy Center, to open at the Liberty Campus in 2016. It will be the first proton center for cancer treatment based at a pediatric medical center in the U.S.
    • Our expanded Center for Telehealth connects specialists here with doctors, patients and families around the city, region and world via video-based telemedicine clinics, e-visits and case conferences.
    • Provided $136.2 million in free or discounted services to families unable to pay, and $3.7 million in services to community and nonprofit health organizations.
    • Served 21,750 children and families through community outreach and health education programs.
    • More than 600 employee ambassadors gave 3,317 hours of service in the community to support child health and education.
    • Continued to be a leader in school-health initiatives, with the launch of a pilot program to improve the care of Cincinnati schoolchildren who have asthma.
    • Raised more than $1.25 million for United Way, sixth among local companies. 
    • Served patients from all 50 states and 68 other countries. Treated 685 international patients, for whom the top destination was our Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute.
    • Continued to be the national leader in total-artificial heart implantation, and the only pediatric hospital in the region to offer this innovative treatment.
    • Performed our first lung transplant and also our first total pancreatectomy with cell transplantation at the new Pancreas Care Center, one of the few centers of its kind in the U.S.
    • Grew human stomach tissue in our labs, an important discovery that will help develop new drugs to treat and prevent cancer, ulcers and other stomach diseases.
    • Employed advanced imaging technology to create 3-D printed models of individual patients’ hearts to assist in surgical preparation.
    • Identified a genetic pathway that could open the possibility of new therapies for difficult-to-treat asthma.
    • Used improved techniques in less-invasive epilepsy surgery, with a new MRI-guided laser system that targets seizure-causing tissue in the brain.
    • Discovered a new cell type that appears to drive life-threatening food allergies, improving our understanding of how severe allergic reactions develop.
    • Led a clinical trial of a new therapy for sickle cell disease, a trial so successful the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute concluded it early.
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    2014 facts and figures.
    You may download our 2015 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 629 registered beds, including 95 inpatient behavioral-health beds and 36 residential behavioral-health 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.

    850 volunteers contributed 90,263 hours at our facilities, an increase of 11 percent from the previous fiscal year.