2019 Hospital Highlights
Recognized nationally as Solutions for Patient Safety Hospital of the Month (June 2019). This is the 3rd time Children’s Hospital has been ranked above other children’s hospitals for patient safety.
Children’s Hospital earned an A/Stable rating from 2 of the 3
top credit rating agencies in the U.S.
“You don’t see numbers like this often.” The Joint Commission surveys our hospital every three years to evaluate our safety and quality of care. In 2018, we passed with flying colors.
Attorney Alex Brinson helped more than 200 patient families with needs like housing, education, benefits and family law. This service is offered from the hospital and is free to families.
Children’s Hospital Clinics expanded to offer more focused, multi-disciplinary treatment and better ease of access to patients with sickle cell anemia, genetic conditions, and chest wall deformities.
Children’s Hospital opened its second urgent care center in April 2019. Located in Powell, Emory Center also offers rehabilitation therapy services during the day.
IN YOUR COMMUNITY
In 2019, we launched Children’s Hospital Pediatrics. At thirteen partner practices across East Tennessee, you may see a new name, but you’ll receive the same great care.
HELP ON WHEELS
This year, the hospital purchased a new LifeLine ambulance, to replace an outdated model. This mobile intensive care unit travels to 25 hospitals throughout East Tennessee, Kentucky and Nashville.