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Facts About Children's

A Model for Pediatric Care

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta cares for more than half a million patients annually and operates three hospitals in metro Atlanta that specialize in caring just for children and teens:

  • 575 licensed beds
  • 24 neighborhood locations, including:
    • Five Urgent Care Centers  
    • Marcus Autism Center
  • 43 telemedicine locations around Georgia
  • More than 8,900 employees
  • Access to more than 1,800 pediatric physicians representing more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs
  • 6,500 volunteers

Children’s is the largest Medicaid provider in the state, serving more than 205,000 children who could not cover the costs of their care in 2013. We are committed to providing medically needed healthcare to the children of Georgia.

Measuring Our Impact

Lifesaving work is happening at Children's—from heart transplants to surgeries to remove brain tumors. Children’s is the largest pediatric provider in Georgia—and one of the largest in the country. In 2013, we treated children from all 159 Georgia counties. It doesn't stop there.

In 2013, Children's managed:

  • 860,849 patient visits
  • 361,927 unique patients (from all 159 counties in Georgia)
  • 25,758 hospital admissions
  • 144,254 inpatient days
  • 828,882 outpatient visits
  • 37,995 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient)
  • 218,231 Emergency Department visits
  • 130,527 Urgent Care Center visits
  • 42,306 primary care visits
  • 114,000 calls to the Children's nurse advice line