In 2012, Akron Children's Hospital invested $107.3 million in our community benefit programs, a 25 percent increase over 2011, largely due to the increased costs to provide care to Medicaid patients and patient families who are unable to pay for all or part of their care.
Beyond our primary mission, we are fully engaged in service activities to foster sustainable change in the communities we call home. Our outreach efforts target:
Community benefit measures the investments we make in the well-being of children, as well as the positive impact we have in the communities where we live and work. It includes the resources we devote to programs, services and activities that meet these identified community needs:
Our community benefit investment includes:
In sum, it's the total of our investments in the form of time, resources and funding to enhance the health and well-being of children and their families.
We rely on your generosity to provide quality medical care to every child who needs us.
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