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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
  • 27 neighborhood locations, including:
    • Five Urgent Care Centers  
    • Marcus Autism Center
  • 40 telemedicine locations around Georgia
  • 9,200 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 209,000 children who could not cover the costs of their care in 2014. 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 2014, we treated children from all 159 Georgia counties. It doesn't stop there.

In 2014, Children's managed:

  • 877,782 patient visits
  • 365,526 unique patients (from all 159 counties in Georgia)
  • 25,807 hospital admissions
  • 147,677 inpatient days
  • 845,845 outpatient visits
  • 38,367 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient)
  • 221,952 Emergency Department visits
  • 134,845 Urgent Care Center visits
  • 46,553 primary care visits