About Christiana Care
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions.
Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital with two campuses and more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns.
A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services.
With more than 10,500 employees, Christiana Care is the largest private employer in Delaware and the 10th largest employer in the Philadelphia region. In fiscal year 2013, Christiana Care had $2.51 billion in total patient revenue and provided the community with $27.3 million in charity care (at cost).
Statistics at a glance
Among hospitals in the United States, Christiana Care's ranking by volume is:
- 22nd in admissions.
- 30th in births.
- 22nd in emergency visits.
- 24th in total surgeries.
Among hospitals on the East Coast, Christiana Care ranks:
- 12th in admissions.
- 14th in births.
- 12th in emergency visits.
- 12th in total surgeries.
(Source: American Hospital Association Annual Survey Database of 6,200 U.S. Hospitals, FY 2011, © Health Forum, LLC)
|Fiscal Year 2013 statistics for Christiana Care Health System|
|Emergency Department Visits||173,857|
|Home Health Care Visits||300,611|
|Open Heart Cases||598|
|New Cancer Patients Undergoing Treatment||3,124|
|Total Hip and Knee Replacements||2,308|
|Clinical Research Studies||884|
|Medical-Dental Residents and Fellows||273|
Christiana Care Health System
P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899-1668