10 Things to Know About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia is a member of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare and provides inpatient, outpatient and emergency pediatric care.

Here are 10 things to know about St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

1. Carolyn Jackson serves as CEO.

2. L. Gil Cottle serves as CFO.

3. The hospital has 220 pediatric experts on staff with more than 30 different pediatric subspecialty areas.

4. The hospital has 189 licensed beds comprised of 40 neonatal intensive care unit beds, eight cardiac intensive care unit beds, eight pediatric ICU beds, 18 special care and burn unit beds, 7 oncology transplant unit beds and 108 medical/surgical beds.

5. In 2011, the hospital had 3,000 inpatient surgeries; 2,700 outpatient surgeries; and 34,500 outpatient visits.

6. In 2011, the hospital recorded $1.6 billion in gross charges and $28 million in net income, according to the American Hospital Directory.

7. St. Christopher's has been providing pediatric care since 1875.

8. The hospital received a Patient Safety Innovation Award from the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania in 2012.

9. The hospital has a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and its Burn Center is the only dedicated pediatric burn center in the Philadelphia area.

10. Earlier this year, the hospital and Tenet Healthcare announced a $110 million expansion project that includes construction of a new critical care tower and the Center for the Urban Child.

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