Seattle Children’s is the pediatric and adolescent referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Founded in 1907, we deliver superior patient care and advance new treatments through pediatric research. We are also the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Fiscal Year 2014

Workforce

Active employees – total: 5,900

  • Hospital employees: 5,174
  • Seattle Children’s Research Institute workforce: 1,135
    • Research institute staff: 643
    • Research institute principal investigators: 282
    • External contributors: 210
  • Foundation and Guild Association employees: 56
  • Bargain Boutiques and Gift Shop employees: 27

Active medical staff – total: 1,340

  • Hospital-based physicians: 714
  • Hospital-based mid-level health professionals (including advanced registered nurse practitioners and certified physician assistants): 198
  • Other community (UW/Harborview/SCCA): 428

Physicians in training (academic year 2013–14) – total: 886

  • Pediatric sub-specialty residents and fellows: 116
  • Pediatric residents: 109
  • Non-pediatric residents and fellows: 661

Medical students in training (academic year 2013–14) – total: 751

Seattle Children’s volunteer hours – total: 145,309

  • Hospital campus (with gift shop): 64,813
  • Research institute: 15,387
  • Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center: 6,622
  • Seattle Children’s Federal Way: 161
  • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: 513
  • Bargain Boutiques (all locations): 57,813
  • Average number of volunteers per month: 996
  • Average number of volunteer hours per month: 12,109

Financial Statistics

Hospital

  • Gross revenue: $1.871 billion
  • Total un/undercompensated care: $120,587,000
  • Payor mix
    • Medicaid: 45%
    • Other government: 6%
    • Insurance and managed care: 48%
    • Other: 1%

Research

  • Extramural funding – total: $91,915,522
    • Federal: $61,696,293
    • Foundation: $19,899,048
    • Corporate: $9,813,053
    • Other: $507,128

Foundation and Guild Association

  • Gross revenue: $148,319,000
  • Net revenue from Bargain Boutiques: $600,000

Hospital Statistics

Annual patient visits: 368,059

  • Outpatient clinic visits – total: 301,370
    • Main campus: 184,830
    • Other locations – total: 94,378
      • Bellevue: 45,479
      • Everett: 6,237
      • Federal Way: 5,947
      • Mill Creek: 3,369
      • Olympia: 3,346
      • Tri-Cities: 2,145
      • Wenatchee: 946
      • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: 23,715
      • Pediatric Cardiology of Alaska: 1,660
      • South Sound Cardiology Clinics: 1,534
    • Urgent care visits – total: 22,162
      • Main campus: 7,387
      • Bellevue: 8,832
      • Mill Creek: 5,943 
  • Emergency department visits: 36,983
  • Admissions to the hospital: 15,205
  • Short-stay visits: 14,501

Patient statistics

  • Inpatient days: 84,649
  • Average length of stay (days): 5.25
  • Surgeries – outpatient: 10,572
  • Surgeries – inpatient: 4,823 

Home Care statistics

  • Patient supply/equipment orders: 35,883
  • Patient therapies: 3,724

Square footage

  • Main campus and support space: 1,431,833 sq. ft.
  • Offsite clinic space: 177,926 sq. ft.

Beds

  • Licensed beds – total: 323
  • Licensed beds – in operation September 30, 2014: 286
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (including Cardiac ICU): 45
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 19
  • Medical/Surgical Unit: 142
  • Cancer Care Unit: 48
  • Rehabilitation Unit: 12
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit: 20

Patient origin

  • Seattle: 19%
  • Other King County: 34%
  • Other Washington locations: 44%
  • Alaska, Montana, Idaho: 2%
  • Outside Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho: 1%

Global initiative

  • Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS)

Top 10 reasons for inpatient admission – number of admissions

  • Asthma: 604
  • Chemotherapy: 531
  • Bronchiolitis/RSV: 436
  • Seizure: 401
  • Acute appendicitis: 347
  • Acute gastroenteritis: 336
  • Cellulitis: 281
  • Cleft lip/palate: 258
  • Diabetic complications: 258
  • Hypertrophy of tonsil and adenoids: 248

Top 10 reasons for outpatient clinic visits – number of visits

  • Autism: 11,283
  • Anxiety: 9,966
  • ADHD: 8,979
  • Feeding problem: 6,073
  • Behavioral problem: 5,733
  • Pain in limb: 5,284
  • Diabetes: 5,269
  • Depressive disorder: 5,252
  • Abdominal pain: 5,156
  • Obstructive sleep apnea: 5,084

Research Institute Statistics

Research centers

  • Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
  • Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
  • Center for Global Infectious Disease Research
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Center for Developmental Therapeutics
  • Center for Genetics and Development
  • Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies
  • Center for Integrative Brain Research

Research programs

  • Science Adventure Lab
  • Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics

National ranking among pediatric researchinstitutions in NIH funding: 5

Extramural funding: $91.9 million

Research institute locations: 4

  • Square footage – total: 330,000 sq. ft.
    • Jack R. MacDonald Building: 236,000 sq. ft.
    • West 8th: 50,000 sq. ft.
    • Olive Lab Building: 38,000 sq. ft.
    • Seattle Children’s Hospital: 6,000 sq. ft.

Foundation and Guild Association Statistics

Sources of contributions

  • Estates and trusts: 59%
  • Foundations: 13%
  • Individuals: 11%
  • Guilds: 7%
  • Miscellaneous: 5%
  • Corporations: 4%
  • Retail: 1%

Uses of Contributions

  • Research: 69%
  • Patient care: 10%
  • Uncompensated care: 9%
  • Fundraising and administration: 6%
  • Greatest need: 5%
  • Facilities and equipment: 1%

Cost of doing business

  • Three-year average: 9.8%

Donor facts

  • Number of donors: 27,569
  • Number of gifts: 74,988
  • Number of gifts under $100: 55,062
  • Number of gifts over $1,000,000: 16
  • Number of supporters who have included Seattle Children’s in their estate plans: 1,391

Amount raised from top 10 fundraising events – $11.4 million

  • Children’s Golf Classic (Friends of Costco Guild)
  • benefit 2014 (Ben Towne Foundation)
  • Auction of Washington Wines
  • Bender’s One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s Hospital Radiothon (KISS FM 106.1)
  • Heart of Racing (Team Seattle Guild)
  • Run of Hope Seattle (Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Guild)
  • SMooCH – Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital Benefit Concert
  • The Festival of Trees Featuring the Colors of Autism Gala (Festival of Trees – Autism Guild)
  • Cure for Mito Auction and Dinner (Mitochondrial Research Guild)
  • Pacific Northwest Historics Vintage Races (SOVREN Guild)

Guild association

  • Number of guilds: 450
  • Number of guild members: 6,200

Clinical Facilities

Hospital

  • Seattle Children’s Main Campus (Seattle, Wash.)

Primary care clinic

  • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (Seattle, Wash.)

Regional clinics

  • Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center
  • Seattle Children’s Everett
  • Seattle Children’s Federal Way
  • Seattle Children’s Mill Creek
  • Seattle Children’s Olympia
  • Seattle Children’s Tri-Cities
  • Seattle Children’s Wenatchee

Other clinics

  • Adolescent Medicine at Springbrook Professional Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Autism Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics at Sand Point Way Medical Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Pediatric Cardiology of Alaska (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment at Springbrook Professional Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children’s at Overlake (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • South Sound Cardiology Clinics (Tacoma and Silverdale, Wash.)

Outreach Clinics

  • Alaska Native Medical Center (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • Children’s Village (Yakima, Wash.)
  • Community Medical Center (Missoula, Mont.)
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, Mont.)

Other outreach sites

  • Washington: Longview, Silverdale, Spokane
  • Alaska: Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Soldotna, Wasilla 

Other locations

  • Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center (Bothell, Wash.)
  • Home Care Services (Bothell, Wash.)

Research institute facilities

  • Jack R. MacDonald Building (Seattle, Wash.)
  • West 8th (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Olive Lab Building (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, Wash.)

Affiliations and Collaborations

Affiliations

  • University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM)
    • Most hospital-based physicians at Seattle Children’s hold faculty appointments at UWSOM.
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)
    • Adult and pediatric oncology program through an affiliation among Seattle Children’s Hospital, Fred Hutch and UW Medicine

Neonatology collaborations

  • CHI Franciscan Health
    • St. Joseph Medical Center (Tacoma, Wash.)
    • St. Francis Hospital (Federal Way, Wash.)
    • St. Elizabeth Hospital (Enumclaw, Wash.)
  • Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, Wash.)
  • Overlake Medical Center (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (Everett, Wash.)

Hospitalist collaborations

  • EvergreenHealth (Kirkland, Wash.)
  • Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (Everett, Wash.)
  • Providence St. Peter Hospital (Olympia, Wash.)
  • Skagit Valley Hospital (Mount Vernon, Wash.)