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  1. 1. IMPORTANT FACTS IN THE LAST FISCAL YEAR: (9/2011-8/2012) • urie Children’s cared for more L A s of J a N U A R Y 2 0 1 3 children than any other pediatric hospital or system in Illinois. • e have almost five times more W pediatric specialists than the next Ann Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior largest pediatric health system pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in Chicago. in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. • e served children from 49 states and W 34 countries. We are the largest pediatric provider in the region, with over • he media mentioned Lurie Children’s T 600,000 patient visits, including 580,329 outpatient visits, 21,183 10,145 times in stories about our new hospital, health education and trends, surgeries and 13,013 inpatient admissions in fiscal year (FY) 2012. Our research and more. medical staff includes 1,245 physicians in 70 pediatric specialties. LARGEST PEDIATRIC PROVIDER An extraordinary place for healing and family-centered care, the IN ILLINOIS BY VOLUME hospital’s evidence-based design and advanced technology allows us to • Annual patient visits: 602,584 provide unmatched care to the region’s most critically ill children. • Inpatient admissions: 13,013 • Outpatient visits: 580,329 Formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, the move to our new facility in • Surgical procedures: 21,183 • Emergency dept. visits: 98,733 June 2012 was a major milestone in the institution’s 130-year history. • Unique patients served: 149,468 ALL SERVICES RANKED #1 IN PEDIATRIC VOLUME IN ILLINOIS IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 About • Asthma Lurie Children’s • Allergy/Immunology • Cardiology • Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery Patient Safety • Dentistry Lurie Children’s was recognized as a “Top Hospital” for patient safety • Dermatology by The Leapfrog Group, a national consortium of healthcare payers that • Endocrinology promotes “leaps” in patient safety. This designation is considered one of the • Gastroenterology most competitive awards in the country, offering the most complete picture of a • General Medicine hospital’s quality and safety. • General Surgery • GeneticsCutting-Edge Research • Hematology/OncologyThe research arm of Lurie Children’s – Ann Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Research • Infectious DiseaseCenter – is devoted to the understanding, prevention and investigation of pediatric illnesses and • Kidney Diseases (Nephrology)injuries. It has been designated a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine research center • Neonatologyfor its central role in the university’s integrated research program. • Neurology • NeurosurgeryEstablished in 1986, our pediatric research center has over 200 investigators, 500 staff members and • Ophthalmology100 trainees who contribute to six growing programs in basic research and translational medicine • Orthopaedic Surgeryat the research facility. We also have interdisciplinary centers of excellence that target specific child • Otolaryngology (ENT)health issues and complement our core programs. • Plastic Surgery • Pulmonary MedicineA history of excellence • Rheumatology • Transplantation Children’s opened in 1882 • Urology as the first and only pediatric 1945 • Willis J. Potts, MD, develops the Potts hospital in Illinois, beginning vascular clamp, which has fine, interlocking our tradition of excellence teeth that penetrate the wall of a blood vessel without crushing and without slipping. through clinical innovation. 1940 • aul Holinger, MD, designs a pediatric sterling silver P tracheotomy tube that’s placed in the opening of the neck to provide an airway when breathing is obstructed and used for removing secretions from the lung.
  2. 2. Nationally recognized careLurie Children’s ranks in the top 10 children’s hospitals nationally and qualified for theHonor Roll in the 2012-13 U.S.News World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.The Honor Roll designation is awarded to hospitals that scored in the top 10 percent inat least three specialties. Lurie Children’s ranked in the top 10 percent forUrology (#6), Nephrology (#7) and Gastroenterology (#8).By the numbers: • 178 centers completed 1,025 questions in the 95-page survey • 80 different hospitals ranked in the top 50 in at least one specialty • Of the 80 ranked hospitals, only 12 were named to the Honor Roll • Lurie Children’s ranked ninth among the top 12 hospitals on the Honor Roll Urology, #6 in the nation • Ranked in the top 10 nationally and the only pediatric urology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • One of the best in patient outcomes in the nation for success in preventing surgical complications and reducing urinary tract infections. • Treats more than 18,000 children every year for both common and complex conditions. • A team of seven fellowship-trained pediatric urologists treats the entire spectrum of pediatric urologic diseases and uses the latest techniques in minimally invasive surgery, including DaVinci® robotic technology. Nephrology (Kidney Diseases), #7 in the nation • Ranked in the top 10 nationally and the only pediatric nephrology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • Performed nearly 600 kidney transplants, including 290 living donor transplants, since the program began in 1964. • Eighth highest number of pediatric kidney transplants in the United States since 1988. • A center for innovative care and research in ultra-orphan kidney diseases and kidney stones, as well as precursors of chronic kidney disease including high blood pressure and obesity. Gastroenterology, #8 in the nation • anked in the top 10 nationally and top pediatric gastroenterology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. R • ne of the best in patient outcomes in the nation for survival after liver transplant and success in reducing ICU infections. O • Only pediatric capsule endoscopy program in Illinois. • Only full service pediatric motility program in Illinois with procedures for esophageal, stomach, small intestine and colon disorders. • Regional referral center for acute liver failure and biliary atresia with expertise in transplants in children less than one year old. Orthopaedics, #10 in the nation • Ranked in the top 10 nationally and the only pediatric orthopaedic program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • ne of the best in patient outcomes in the nation for preventing surgical complications. O • Over 30,000 outpatient visits in FY12, caring for more than 15,000 children on average. • Only pediatric bone health program in Illinois. • Over 40 active research studies including KIPP® (Knee Injury Prevention Program), PROOF (Pain Management in Children Undergoing Supracondylar Humerus Fracture Repair) and PPSS (Prospective Pediatric Scoliosis Study), and PPKS (Prospective Pediatric Kyphosis Study). 1955 • homas G. Baffes, MD, makes a contribution to the great arterial switch T operation, which resolves the abnormal congenital heart defect, called transposition of the great arteries. Patients with this defect have the 1972 • ihran Tachdjian, MD, former Head of the Division of M opposite of normal anatomy: their aorta raises from the right ventricle Orthopaedic Surgery, publishes Pediatric Orthopaedics, and the pulmonary artery raises from the left ventricle. an unprecedented 1700-page comprehensive, all-inclusive review and background of pediatric orthopaedics.
  3. 3. Cancer, #10 in the nation • Ranked in the top 10 nationally and the only pediatric cancer program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • Largest pediatric thalassemia program and most comprehensive pediatric sickle cell program in the area. • Nation’s first freestanding pediatric stem cell program to earn accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. • One of the country’s largest stem cell transplant programs, with more than 1,000 transplants since 1992. Also pioneered the use of reduced intensity and reduced toxicity transplants, and peripheral blood stem cells. Neurology Neurosurgery, #13 in the nation • Only pediatric neurology/neurosurgery program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • One of the most comprehensive pediatric epilepsy centers in the region, including treatment of Dravet syndrome and Panayiotopoulos syndrome. • First children’s hospital in Illinois, and among the first in the country, to acquire the NICO Myriad™, a minimally invasive device that makes brain and spine tumor removal faster and easier. • With the CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center, patients with pediatric brain tumors are offered access to proton therapy, an advanced therapy to target radiation to tumors. • The most comprehensive pediatric neuromuscular disorders program in Illinois, in partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association; the program participates in 12 clinical research trials. Neonatology, #15 in the nation • Top pediatric neonatology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. • The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has cared for more than twice the number of children U.S.News World Report with life-threatening conditions than any other hospital in Illinois. • Direct access to Prentice Women’s Hospital, the largest obstetrical program in Illinois. • A regional referral center for infants with short bowel syndrome and pulmonary hypertension. Lurie Children’s is the only pediatric hospital Pulmonology, #15 in the nation in Illinois to be ranked • Top pediatric pulmonology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. in all 10 specialties • Largest pediatric cystic fibrosis center in Illinois. — no other hospital • A Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network Site dedicated to studying innovative therapies. scored higher in any • Only pediatric center in Illinois accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. one specialty area. Cardiology Heart Surgery, #22 in the nation All hospitals were judged • Top pediatric cardiac program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. on these three categories: • With 205 transplants, the program has completed more cardiac transplants than any other pediatric healthcare provider in Illinois. 1. ospital resources H • Performed over 15,000 echocardiograms and 1,400 fetal echocardiograms (FY12). directly related to • Nation’s first pediatric hospital to launch a telemedicine program; bedside, real-time echo patient care. diagnosis and management, helping more than 13,000 children since it began in 1994. 2. endering of diagnosis, R • One of 11 programs nationally, and one of two in the Midwest, offering an ACGME-approved 1-year Congenital Cardiac Surgery fellowship. treatment, prevention, infection prevention, Diabetes Endocrinology, #31 in the nation patient safety and • Only pediatric diabetes/endocrinology program in Illinois in the U.S.News World Report rankings. patient education; based primarily on • In partnership with La Rabida Children’s Hospital, our endocrinologists staff Chicago’s only pediatric diabetes program certified by the American Diabetes Association. a reputational score • One of the largest diabetes programs in Illinois, caring for more than 1,200 patients with type 1 or from the annual survey type 2 diabetes. of board-certified physicians. 3. utcomes, survival O1984 • arouk S. Idriss, MD, is the first F rates and functional physician to use pericardium (the thin tissue-like membrane surrounding success. the heart) to relieve airway narrowing that obstructs the passage of air to 1988 • arouk S. Idriss, MD, and Carl L. Backer, MD, current F the lungs in a 7-month-old infant Division Head of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery, perform with complete tracheal rings. the first neonatal heart transplant in Illinois on a 16-day-old infant for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  4. 4. New location, new opportunities for care Every aspect of the hospital was designed with kids in mind and would not have been possible without the generous support of more than 250,000 donors. Named for philanthropist Ann Lurie and her late husband, Robert, in recognition of her $100 million gift, the hospital builds on our legacy of excellence with: • 88 beds in all private rooms to help control infection, reduce noise, minimize errors and enhance privacy; 2 they also create an environment proven to speed healing. • rooftop heliport for critically ill and injured children provides faster access to the hospital when A it matters most. • n-room showers, wireless internet access, on demand in-room food service, shared I kitchens, dining and respite spaces for families all promote peaceful, family-centered care. • reative interiors designed in partnership with more than 20 of Chicago’s premier art, C cultural and civic institutions create healing spaces to distract and calm our patients. • sustainable facility that is twice the square footage of our old hospital, but energy costs are A estimated to increase by only 20 percent. • healing environment throughout the building including the Crown Sky Garden. A part of the A “Pebble Project” – a group of 50 hospitals committed to studying innovations in hospital designs and their effect on the healing process. New Services Our new location, just steps from our pediatric training center at the Feinberg School, gives us opportunities for new services, better care and cutting-edge technology. All of the following new programs and services below were made possible by our new facility. Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic The new MDA Clinic complements the Mazza Foundation Neuromuscular Program at Lurie Children’s by providing additional funding for a multidisciplinary clinic that offers family-centered care. MDA helps children who are affected by muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and other neuromuscular diseases. mFGR program The Division of Kidney Diseases, in collaboration with the Infusion Center, is now offering patients an accurate measurement of glomerular filtration rate (mGFR) using lohexol clearance. This is a unique test that is proven to be the safest, most accurate way to measure kidney function. The plasma disappearance of Iohexol is safe and is not radioactive, unlike most mGFR tests. Serum levels of Iohexol are easy to measure and therefore circumvent the need for any urine collections, which has been the downfall of other mGFR methodology in pediatrics. This test may be used preventatively to lessen kidney disease progression and rule out any kidney complications. It will benefit hundreds of cystic fibrosis, irritable bowel syndrome and transplant patients, among others. Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit The 36-bed Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) occupies the entire 15th floor, where cardiology and cardiovascular surgery patients stay from admission to discharge. It is one of the few pediatric units of its kind in the nation, providing central expertise, technology and comprehensive resources to treat a broad range of complex heart conditions from infancy through young adulthood. The CCU has the most advanced technology available, which will decrease the need for transfers, in a family-focused, healing environment. 1997 • orris Kletzel, MD, MBA, former Head, Division M of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, develops an innovative stem1997 • Riccardo A. Superina, MD, current Head, cell transplant for children with neuroblastoma. 2001• hildren’s is the first pediatric hospital C Division of Transplant Surgery, is the first The procedure involves a triple tandem stem in the U.S. approved to use the surgeon in North America to apply the Rex cell rescue rather than a single transplant and INTRABEAM system to treat children Shunt technique to children with extra-hepatic has greatly improved the three-year survival with brain tumors. The system delivers portal vein that carries blood to the liver. The rate from 25 to 75 percent. high doses of precisely controlled shunt bypasses the blocked portal vein and radiation directly into the cavities of restores venous blood flow to the liver. resected brain tumors.
  5. 5. Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Program Facts by FloorLurie Children’s launched our Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is flexibly designed and equipped withprogram, providing immediate access to interpreters through video 19 technology that records visual images of children with complex formsconferencing technology. The VRI system, available 24 hours, seven of epilepsy as they go about normal activities. Electrodes feed keydays a week, lets us offer sign language interpreters, as well as the information to the surgeon and physician about the precise area of thefollowing spoken languages: Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Polish, brain where seizures occur to provide the most accurate treatment.Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. Together, the 17th and 18th floors house the Center for Cancer and 18 Blood Disorders. The 24-bed hematology/oncology inpatient unitVoice Program was designed to easily accommodate new technology and is theN ew to the Division of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) is largest center dedicated to diagnosing and curing childhood anda multidisciplinary pediatric voice program for voice conditions, adolescent cancers in the region.including the most common condition, hoarseness. Our doctorswork closely with speech and language pathologists. The program Every room on the 17th floor is a HEPA filtered, positive pressure 17is the only one of its kind in the Chicago metropolitan area and room — pushing the air into the hallway and away from theoffers extensive airway surgery expertise and a wide variety of patient, creating a healthy environment for stem cell transplantaerodigestive-related services. patients and other immunocompromised patients. The 36-room CCU combines the technology and 15 expertise of intensive care with pediatric cardiology. This NICU patients are being discharged provides highly specialized care for patients with serious heart conditions. sooner with less reliance on medication due to the quiet The 44-bed NICU was designed to environment — allowing 14 enhance healing for newborns. These them to sleep soundly patients are being discharged sooner heal faster. with less medication because of the quiet environment that allows them to sleep soundly and heal faster.Expanded Clinical Research UnitThe Clinical Research Unit at Lurie Children’s is helping Nine Sleep Rooms offer families 12 with critical children a homephysicians launch more high-acuity clinical studies that involve away from home, including acomplicated conditions, riskier procedures and longer visits. private bed, bath and space forNearly 40 investigators are already taking advantage of the new personal belongings — keepingfacility to conduct around 65 clinical studies. The unit now sees families comfortable and closeapproximately 2,300 study visits a year. to their child.Connective Tissue Disorders Program (Marfan) The Family Life Center, a 12 staple of our culture and careThe Division of Cardiology teamed up with the Division of Genetics, for kids, now has everythingBirth Defects and Metabolism to create a multidisciplinary in one place: separate spacesprogram to treat all connective tissue disorders that affect the for infants, teens and parents,cardiovascular system, including Marfan syndrome. Patients meet as well as a classroom, an artwith a cardiologist, geneticist, genetic counselor and social worker room, a salon and more.who treat each patient holistically. This program, the largest inIllinois, is also conducting research in advanced medical imaging, Each of the 21 state-of-the-artworking closely with pediatric radiologists for interpretation of 6 surgical suites is equipped formagnetic resonance angiograms (MRAs). advanced minimally invasive surgery, which results in less scarring and aCardiology Priority Surgical Opinion shorter recovery time for children.We now offer multidisciplinary assessment of patients (including A secured bridge to Prentice Women’sfetal) with diagnosed congenital cardiac disease to families seeking 5 Hospital expedites lifesavingsecond opinions regarding treatment options. Our team consists treatments and allows new mothersof a cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, cardiac interventionist, cardiac to be with their critically ill babies.intensivist, neonatologist (if age appropriate), child life specialistand advanced nurse practitioner. The Kenneth Anne Griffin 2 Emergency Care Center increased from 25 to 45 beds to better respond to regional demands. It includes three trauma/procedure rooms, four nurse triage rooms, two diagnostic radiology rooms and one dedicated 2003 • adiology, Hematology and Cardiology R develop a MRI-T2 imaging technology to CT scanner. measure the degree of iron overload in the heart and liver to identify patients at risk for 2001 • hildren’s is the first C fatal heart disease. pediatric hospital to earn Magnet status.
  6. 6. Where kids come first Advocacy The leading causes of adverse health and social outcomes to children and youth stem from environmental, behavioral, educational and socioeconomic risk factors. We use a public health model that emphasizes prevention and health promotion in the community and new policies to address these risks. Areas of emphasis include injury prevention, chronic illness, HIV and school health. In the past three years, the hospital’s Injury Prevention and Research Center assessed the quality and safety of every playground in Chicago public parks. In partnership with the Chicago Park District and Friends of the Parks, we are utilizing the results of these assessments to make improvements where deficiencies were found. The Kohl’s Cares for Kids Safety Network funded the study, which was published in Pediatrics. We also advocated for the passage of the Emergency Epinephrine Act to increase access to Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, or EpiPens, in Illinois schools to better protect the rising number of children suffering from deadly food allergies. We are working with Chicago Public Schools to evaluate the implementation and impact of this legislation. Community Benefit Despite severe government funding challenges, Lurie Children’s has remained steadfast in its commitment to partner with the government and others to improve the health and well-being of children locally, nationally and globally. In FY 2012 we invested approximately $118 million in community benefit programs. Medicaid is the single largest insurer of children in our country, and one in three children in Chicago rely upon the service. Lurie Children’s treats more children insured by Medicaid than any other hospital in Illinois. Because more than 50 percent of our inpatients are insured by Medicaid, Lurie Children’s was one of 19 hospitals in Illinois deemed a “safety net hospital” by the state in 2012. Serving Our Communities Our commitment to care for children extends beyond the walls of the hospital. Our Child Health Data Lab analyzes the causes of illness and injury, and we use this data in partnership with government and community leaders to create community-based interventions. Examples include the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC), which has become a national model for addressing the obesity epidemic, and Strengthening Chicago’s Youth (SCY), a powerful consortium to combat violence in our city. Patient Satisfaction In FY 2012, Lurie Children’s collected information on the patient experience and how we can continue to improve and offer every patient and family a positive experience. • 85.2% of our inpatient respondents said they would definitely recommend our hospital. • 94% of respondents said the likelihood of recommending the Emergency department was very good/good. • 5% of our outpatient services respondents said the likelihood of recommending our facility 9 was very good/good. • 96.7% of our outpatient surgery respondents said the likelihood of recommending our outpatient center was very good/good. A new organizational structure was created to better integrate patient safety, quality and experience. With our new structure for clinical excellence, this department will work to hardwire the value of continuous improvement into the entire organization.2006 • Sookyong Koh, MD, PhD, identifies 12 genes that are impacted by seizures and affected by environmental enrichment. Koh demonstrates the ways in which social isolation contributes to 2006 • ruce W. Lingdren, MD, Director of Minimally Invasive Urological B the cognitive and psychological consequences Surgery, performs the first pediatric urological surgery in the Chicago of epilepsy, and how an enriched environment area with the Da Vinci® robot-assisted surgical system. The Da Vinci® actually reverses the damaging effects of system translates the surgeon’s hand movements to three interactive seizures in young children. robotic arms and can move in a tiny surgical area with more precision and greater range of motion than the human wrist.
  7. 7. Family Services Ronald Mcdonald House SLEEP ROOMS Our trained professionals offer multiple creative and educational programs, activities and resources, helping hospitalized children and their families emotionally, socially and developmentally. A majority of Family Services Just weeks after the hospital moved, the programs – and all of our Children’s Services programs– are funded newest Ronald McDonald House opened through philanthropic support. its doors only blocks away. The Ronald An interdisciplinary team of McDonald House® near Lurie Children’s, social workers, chaplains, child social volunteers currently the largest in the nation, prioritizes activity life specialists and creative arts coordinators workers its 66 rooms to families of Lurie Children’s therapists follow inpatients from patients. Although significant in size, its unique diagnosis through discharge. Social workers and chaplains are design is meant to nurture and care for families available 24 hours, seven days who need it while maintaining a home- a week. Activity coordinators, child life specialists patient like feel. Since opening its doors in June, interpreters, teachers and chaplains family the House has not turned away a Lurie volunteers help patients and Children’s family. families with respite, distraction, and other needs related to their hospital stay. Together with the clinical team In addition to the House, Ronald patient’s medical team, our family teachers McDonald House Charities® of services team addresses the needs creative arts Chicagoland NW Indiana also of the whole family for the best therapists interpreters operates nine Sleep Rooms inside the possible patient experience. hospital for families of the most medically fragile patients. The rooms offer families At the heart of our approach to family-centered care are people, programs private spaces with a bed and bath. and places. Here are just a few of our unique programs: Of the 209 families who checked into the Sleep Skylight TV Rooms in 2012, 45 of them (approximately One of the first of its kind in the country, Skylight TV is the hospital’s 20%) transferred to the House for longer term closed-circuit, interactive television station available in patient rooms. Skylight stays. The majority of the patient families were TV produces four live shows every week and plays videos throughout the day, from the NICU and CCU. giving patients another outlet for relaxation and distraction. Interpretation Services From June to December 2012, the House had: Over 16 percent of our patients indicate a language other than English as • An occupancy rate of 82.2% per night their primary language. Our team provides immediate access to interpreters • Checked in 924 families through a combination of in-person, video or telephonic interpretation. • Over 10,067 family nights • An average length of stay of 11.8 nights We can interpret most languages, with close to 200 languages available from • atients from over 26 services from the hospital P any hospital phone. Our network of external language service providers have been able to successfully provide interpreters in even the rarest languages. Interpretation services has dedicated interpreters for critical care, pre and post procedural services, pediatric surgery and the emergency department. We provide materials in Spanish, including consents, discharge instructions, health education, web tools and more. Volunteers Last year, Volunteers serve in a variety of roles throughout the more than 1,200 hospital. They are trained and supervised by hospitalvolunteers gave 62,000 staff, and are an integral part of the family-centered hours of their time for care that makes Lurie Children’s a place where kids The rooftop healing retreat play activities, respite come first. Last year, more than 1,200 individuals and playroom are just a few of to parents and other provided over 62,000 hours of play activities, rest the spaces within the House services. for parents, hospitality and other services to our that provide an opportunity for families to gather and interact patients and families. with each other for support.2008 • Craig B. Langman, MD, current Head of the Division of Kidney Diseases, is the first in the U.S. and among the first in 2010 • esearch led by Earl Cheng, MD, and Arun Sharma, PhD, R the world to treat a child suffering from develops a medical model for regenerating bladders using 2012 • ur name has O osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) with an oral stem cells harvested from a patient’s own bone marrow — changed, but our medication called alendronate, usually another step toward new organ replacement therapies. tradition of excellence used to treat osteoperosis in adults. through clinical innovation continues.
  8. 8. visiting lurie Children’s Main Hospital 225 E. Chicago Ave. Lake Forest Outpatient Centers Lincoln Park Arlington Heights Visit Glenview luriechildrens.org Lake Forest Glenview /locations Arlington New Lenox Uptown for maps, directions Heights Lincoln Elgin more. Square Westchester Uptown Winfield Lincoln Park We also offer outpatient services in Gurnee, Winfield Humboldt Grayslake and Lincoln Square. Geneva Oak Park Park Streeterville Outreach Partner Hospitals Westchester La Rabida Children’s Hospital Lurie Children’s at Cadence Health Jackson Winfield Park Geneva Northwest Community Hospital Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Norwegian American Hospital Prentice Women’s Hospital Sherman Health (through June 2013) Silver Cross Hospital Swedish Covenant Hospital Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center New Lenox (Lurie Children’s neonatologists, intensivists or hospitalists provide on site care.)Ann Robert H. LurieChildren’s Hospital of Chicago225 E. Chicago Ave. Visit LurieChildrens.orgChicago, Illinois 60611 for information on:312.227.4000luriechildrens.org • Parking: luriechildrens.org/parkingLurie Children’s relies on philanthropicfunding to enhance its programs and • Doctors: luriechildrens.org/findadocservices for children and families. To learnmore, please contact Lurie Children’s Foundation • Take a Tour: luriechildrens.org/tourat foundation@luriechildrens.org or 312.227.7500. • Donations: luriechildrens.org/givenowread our blogs. Join the • About Us: luriechildrens.org/factsluriechildrens.org/blogs conversation. Find us on Facebook, • Your Visit: luriechildrens.org/families Twitter, Pinterest and • olunteer: luriechildrens.org/volunteer V YouTube to stay up-to-date with news, videos, quick patient stories, new treatments and more! FSC information to be supplied by printer and links Sources for statements printed in this document include internal data for the goes in this area. hospital’s fiscal year 2012 (September 2011 to August 2012), the Illinois Hospital Association COMP data, Pediatric Health Information System data, the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients.

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