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Community Benefit

As a not-for-profit pediatric health care provider, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital provides a broad spectrum of benefits to the surrounding community. These funds account for a measurable portion of the organization’s cost and help promote healthy lifestyles, community development, health education and affordable access to care. During the 2017-2018 fiscal year, Children’s Hospital invested $3.4 million in community benefit activities to improve the health and well-being of children across East Tennessee.

Total Community Benefit reported: $3,428,783

Community Benefit

Charity care: $2,259,401
Undercompensated care: $8,418,428

Schools served by Project ADAM programs 81 Jaleah, age 9, attendsCamp Eagle’s Nest,a special camp forChildren’s Hospital’shematology andoncology patients
Jaleah, age 9, attends Camp Eagle’s Nest, a special camp for Children’s Hospital’s hematology and oncology patients
Individuals trained to administer CPR in schools 740
Children involved in activities or programs to improve nutrition
and commitment to physical activity
Children screened for asthma through Breathe Easy program 536
Blood drives at hospital 4
Health fairs and presentations 10
Children who attended hospital summer camps 136
Teens and adults who participated in Healthy Kids classes,
including CPR and Safesitter
Fire and police officials trained to conduct car seat inspections 282
Helmets distributed 2,490
Car seats distributed and installed correctly 962
Car seats inspected 2,006
Car seat inspection events 91
Participants in injury prevention education programs 25,925