Help families with children in facingsome of the most difficult medicalconditions.To provide expert medical services inroutine care to complex cases.Provide pediatric specialties which makethem the region’s most advance care.Combine two aspects of medicalexcellence and healing environment tohelp kids heal.
Offer senior programsSponsorships to high school seniorsProvide help to nursing andreturning studentsOutreach programs: Supplying 9,800 bicycle helmets yearly Donate cash to 175 local organizations Offer classes and tours Provided $186 million in services to those who cannot afford health care in 2011
In 2007 10,400 children were diagnosed with cancer in the US, approximately 1,500 of those children died from the disease. 1-2 children per 10,00 children in the US are expected to be diagnosed with cancer per year. The mostcommon forms ofchildhood cancer include: Leukemia, Lymphoma, Brain, and Bone cancer.
1 in every 8 babies born in the US ispremature.Causes: Spontaneity, to protect thehealth of the mother and child.Leading cause of infant death.
Usually starts around 13-14 years or 17-18 years Prevention: Stay Positive Females are most vulnerable to eating disorders:10-15 % of Anorexia = Male 35% Bulimia = Male RandallTypes of Children’sdisorders: Hospital is one of the few hospitals-Anorexia in the country-Bulimia that features a-Binge Childrens Eating DisordersEating Program.
The hospital is open to the anyone that needs care. There is no certain eligibility to be part of the Randall Children’s Hospital. To receive treatment, you need to choose a health plan that includes Legacy Health in its list of providers. Legacy is included in many insurance plans, including:Aetna, Coventry, First Choice Health, First Health, Great - WestHealthcare, HealthNet, Lifewise, Managed Healthcare Northwest,ODS Commercial, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, SecureHorizons, United Healthcare, and Pacificare. This is only a partiallist. Legacy provides eligible uninsured patients with adiscount on Legacy charges.
Everything is dedicated to childrens health.• 25-bed Childrens Day Surgery Unit• 25-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit• 22 private rooms in the Childrens Emergency Department• 31 private rooms for premature andcritically ill newborns including 7rooms for twins.Randall Children Hospitals new home isfour times the size of the previous space,with nine stories and 334,000 square feet.All of the rooms, except for newborntwins, are private, 165 beds in all.
Randall Children’s Hospital is in debt and not solvent yet.400+ employees were laid off due to the cost of building the hospital.There are increased financial risks for the hospital and the children it serves due to cuts to Medicaid.OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is in competition with Randall.
$10 million gift from the Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust 90% of the project privately fundedo $3 million given by legacy employeeso The bulk of the money came from businesses Supported by several non-profit fundraising groupso Caddies 4 Cureo Soulful Giving Foundation
Financial: Medicare Free or reduced priced care to eligible uninsured patientsTransportation: Free parking in new 425-vehicle garage, free valet service offered Security escorts available Located on TriMet bus routes 2, 24 and 44Housing: Ronald McDonald House on campus for families from out of town
Respect- New space makes families feelwelcomeService- Family centered careQuality- Specialists in heart, cancer,neurology, orthopedics, emergency,neonatal and pediatric intensive care,surgery, rehabilitation/development, andmoreExcellence- Oregon’s largest provider ofpediatric inpatient and trauma services
Responsibility- Non-profit, providefree or low cost services to low incomefamilies who have no insuranceInnovation- Evidence-based designapproachLeadership- Focus is on children’speaceful healing, not financial gain, putchildren first
The Children’s Eating Disorders program.Evidence based design of hospital including:having family areas, natural light, a less clinicalfeel making the facility homey. Resources for the parents, a theater, kitchen,and preventive classes.Outreach programs. 186 million funds tofamilies that need help. Free and low-costoptions to families in need.Donated to 175 local organizations.Linked to local organizations.
400+ staff members were laid off due to theconstruction costs of the hospital.Medicaid funding to the hospital has beencut off. 50% of kids who go there are onMedicaid. As a result kids may not get theirneeds met.The hospital is in debt and not solvent, yetRandall’s is confident they’ll be okay.We wonder how they will be financiallysolvent in the next 20 yrs.
Legacy Health is an official partner in the initiative. Accordant child and adolescent goals include: Screening, intervention, child development, community and individual care. Ways of meeting goals include: Research, policy implementation, education.
Randall Children’s group participation by sectionsBrittany Roach: Contact information, program mission,and population served.Clairissa Williams: The problem nationally and locally.Rahel Gemechu: Program access, efficacy, andcontroversy.Angie O’Brian: Funding, accessibility, and evaluation ofsuccess.Frances Quaempts-Miller: Team opinions and HealthyPeople 2020 link. All photos courtesy of Frances Quaempts-Miller Additional images provided by Clairissa Williams We would like to thank Debra Harris and Randall Children’s Hospital.