Fact Sheet

Patient care

The Children’s Hospital is an ultramodern facility designed around the principles of family-centered care.

  • Opened in 2013
  • 263,000 square feet
  • Five stories
  • $206 million
  • Eight pediatric operating and procedure rooms
  • 72 private rooms with fold-out couches and reclining chairs for family members
  • Eight play rooms and family lounges

Capacity

  • Pediatric beds (total): 72
  • Pediatric hematology/oncology beds: 18
  • Pediatric intensive care unit beds: 18
  • Pediatric intermediate care unit beds: 18
  • Pediatric acute care unit beds: 18

Additional areas where Children’s Hospital physicians care for children:

  • Neonatal intensive care unit (located in Milton S. Hershey Medical Center) beds: 42
  • Rehabilitation beds (Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital): 10
  • Pediatric psychiatry beds (Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute): 10

Statistics

  • Pediatric outpatient visits - more than 150,000
  • Children's Hospital discharges - nearly 5,000

Contact us

If you have questions, including media inquiries, contact the Office of Marketing and Communications at 717-531-8606 (Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.).