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
  • More than 80 telemedicine locations around Georgia
  • More than 10,000 employees
  • Access to more than 1,900 pediatric physicians representing more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs
  • 7,000 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 2015, we treated children from all 159 Georgia counties. It doesn't stop there.

In 2015, Children's managed:

  • 922,861 patient visits
  • 368,342 unique patients (from all 159 counties in Georgia)
  • 26,553 hospital admissions
  • 151,419 inpatient days
  • 888,722 outpatient visits
  • 40,252 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient)
  • 229,849 Emergency Department visits
  • 138,407 Urgent Care Center visits
  • 37,809 primary care visits