Fast Facts

Our mission. Our vision. Our locations. Our leadership.

Get a quick glance at Nationwide Children's Hospital facts. 

Points of Pride

  • Provided more than $358 million in charity care and community benefit services**
  • Once again listed on U.S News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to only 10 children’s centers nationwide
  • America's second largest children's hospital*
  • America's highest number of NICU beds, inpatient surgeries, clinic, urgent care, diagnostic therapy, and outpatient visits***
  • More than 1.6 million patient visits in 2021
  • Named one of America's Best Employers and Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes
  • Patients came from all 50 U.S. states and 46 foreign countries in 2021
  • 84,850 donors raising more than $51.4 million
  • The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the top 10 NIH-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities in the U.S.
  • Four-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence

*Most recent data from CHA-member pediatric hospitals based on number of staffed beds
**Based on 2020 information

***Most recent data from CHA-member pediatric hospitals

Outpatient Visits

Observation Cases – 10,307
Outpatient in a Bed Cases – 6,909
Emergency Department – 82,042
BH Psychiatric Crisis Department – 7,657
Urgent Care (including Main Campus, Dublin, Westerville, East Columbus, Canal Winchester, Marysville and Hilliard) – 129,265
On-site Outpatient Diagnostics/Therapy – 324,124
Off-site Outpatient Diagnostics/Therapy – 410,439
Primary Care Clinics (includes on-site and off-site) – 203,550
Specialty Care Clinics (includes on-site, off-site and dental) – 407,490
Outpatient Surgery (Main OR, Surgery Center, WSC, Dental, GI, Procedure Center) – 19,985

Total Patient Visits (excludes Home Health) – 1,619,500

Visits From:

Number of Different Countries: 46
Number of Different States: 50

Total Employees – 13,469 (This does not include Pediatric Academic Association employees)
Medical Staff – 1,566
Total PPA Physicians – 514
The Research Institute Employees – 1,460
The Research Institute Investigators – 223*

*Includes faculty from the Abigail Wexner Research Institute and faculty from Nationwide Children’s Hospital with $50,000 or more in research funding support.

Main Campus

Inpatient – 1,563,577
Outpatient – 406,751 
Research – 539,510

Education & Support Areas – 759,447
Parking Structures – 1,891,199
Owned Sites (surrounding main campus) – 510,272
Owned Sites (outlying outpatient and support buildings) – 395,913
Lease Sites – 369,853
(Care Centers, ChildLabs and Support Areas)
Lease School Sites – 17 locations
Lease Physician Partnerships – 8 locations

Nationwide Children’s has seven pillars of focus for the Stand Against Racism, Stand for Health Equity initiative. We stand for what matters.

  1. Social Justice
  2. Systemwide Education & Training
  3. Clinical & Health Equity Programs & Interventions
  4. Research & Outcome Metrics
  5. Talent & Employee Experience
  6. Faculty & Training Programs
  7. Community Engagement & Partnerships

Nationwide Children's Employee Resources Group (ERG) Membership

Asian Pacific American Network (APAN): 596
All Equal (LGBTQ+): 510
CapABLE (disability): 258
Connect With Us (Black and Multiracial): 307
HOLA (Hispanic/Latino): 145M
Leadership, Engagement and Development (LEAD): 275
Military/Veterans: 184

Language Services at a Glance

  • 30 Language Services staff
  • 4 languages served by staff (Spanish, Somali, Nepali and Arabic) and 95 languages overall
  • More than 500 translation projects annually
  • 9,042 clinical appointment interpreting sessions monthly
  • 12,907 phone interpreting calls monthly
  • 7,137 video interpreting calls monthly

Inpatient Statistics

Inpatient Discharges – 17,732
Average Length of Stay (Days) – 8.9
Licensed Beds – 551
Leased Off-site Beds – 145
Patient Days – 158,474

*OhioHealth, St. Ann's and OSU stats are included in totals

Gross Patient Revenue (Hospital Only) – $3,215,772,412

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Awards

NIH/Prime – $51,848,463
Federal/Other – $37,528,801
Other – $28,926,377
Program – $1,361,463
Industry – $15,235,766
Total – $134.9 million ($134,900,870)

Payor Mix

Commercial – 41.4%
Medicaid Managed Care Cap – 39.6%
Medicaid – 5.5%
Medicaid Managed Care Non-Cap – 6.6%
Other – 5.5%
Self-Pay – 1.4%

Surgery Cases

Dental Surgery Location – 2,236
GI Surgery – 1,750
Main OR (including Cath Lab) – 14,521
Procedure Center – 2,345
Surgery Center Main Campus – 4,458
Westerville Surgery Center – 4,682
Hem/Onc Procedure Room – 90
Total Surgery Cases30,082

*2021 surgeries do not include sedated radiology procedures

Homecare

Infusion Doses Dispensed: 98,998
Home Nursing Visits: 5,718
Skilled Therapy Visits: 10,944
Private Duty Nursing Hours: 59,475
Hospice Patient Days: 2,560
Palliative Care Visits: 1,994
Patient Home Supply Deliveries: 18,139

Top 10 Inpatient Diagnoses
  1. Disorders of Newborn Related to Short Gestation and Low Birth Weight, Not Elsewhere Classified
  2. Acute Bronchiolitis
  3. Respiratory Distress of Newborn
  4. Respiratory Failure, Not Elsewhere Classified
  5. Asthma
  6. Epilepsy and Recurrent Seizures
  7. Encounter for Other Aftercare and Medical Care
  8. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  9. Other Sepsis
  10. Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent
Highest Volume Medical Sub Specialty Care Clinics
Behavioral Health – 74,462
Orthopedic – 42,856
Dental – 28,964
Ear, Nose & Throat – 28,878
Cardiology – 20,685
Gastroenterology – 19,919
Neurology – 17,836
Sports Medicine – 16,516
Endocrinology – 14,275
Hematology –12,273

 

Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families (HNHF)
  • More than 500 units improved through rehabilitations, home improvement grants and new builds
  • More than 1,200 residents of zip codes 43205, 43206 and 43207, 43224 and 43211 (South Side and Linden) employed by the hospital
  • 85 employees serve as mentors through neighborhood schools and organizations
  • 96 percent of children were prepared for kindergarten after participating in a readiness program
  • 469 free federal tax filings prepared, resulting in more than $1 million in total federal and state refunds accessed by clients
  • More than 400 children attended 6 PlayStreets events that promote outdoor play and community building
Partners For Kids
  • Number of “at-risk” payor agreements: 5 (Buckeye, CareSource, Molina, Paramount and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)
  • Service Area: 47 counties
  • Members: 470,000
  • Members Enrolled in Care Coordination: 4,313
  • Number of providers in PFK network: 2,600+ (497 primary care physicians, 1,062 specialty physicians, 1,055 allied health professionals), including 501 behavioral health professionals
  • Number of practices participating in PFK Quality Improvement/ practice facilitation projects: 47
  • Number of staff: 190
Hospital Leadership

Board of Directors – Chairpersons 

Kirt Walker – Chair 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Inc./Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Lou Von Thaer – Chair
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital 

Libby Germain – Chair 
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

Abigail S. Wexner – Chair 
The Center for Family Safety and Healing

Administrative Staff

Timothy C. Robinson – Chief Executive Officer
Dennis Durbin, MD – President, the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Rustin Morse, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Oluyinka O. Olutoye, MD, PhD – Chief of Surgical Services
Rhonda Comer – Senior Vice President, Legal Services
Patty McClimon – Senior Vice President of Strategic and Facilities Planning
Richard J. Miller – President and Chief Operating Officer
Luke Brown – Chief Financial Officer
Lee Ann Wallace, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC – Chief Nursing Officer
Catherine Krawczeski, MD – Chief of the Department of Pediatrics
Donna Teach – Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Stephen Testa – President, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
Olivia Thomas, MD – Chief Diversity and Health Equity Officer
Lorina Wise, JD – Chief Human Resources Officer
Lynn Rosenthal – President, The Center for Family Safety and Healing

Medical Staff Officers

Robert W. Snyder, MD – Medical Staff President
Gregory Pearson, MD – Medical Staff Vice President
Meredith Lind, DO – Medical Staff Past President