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2021 annual report - visits

Our mission is the relentless pursuit of optimal health for every child within our reach. We work toward that goal every day, with every child who comes to see us – no matter if it’s for a simple COVID test, a specialist visit or a stay in our newborn intensive care unit.

inpatient visits

  • Beds - 181
  • Admissions 6,303
  • Observations 4,409
  • Patient days 30,138
  • Average stay 5.26
  • Average daily census 102.9
  • Top 5 inpatient diagnoses
    1. Suicidal ideation/self-harm
    2. Depression
    3. Jaundice
    4. Diabetes
    5. Dehydration

outpatient visits

  • Total visits 398,412
  • Specialty care visits 140,324
  • Surgeries 11,207
  • Virtual visits - 51,194
  • Emergency department visits  - 67,596
  • Top 5 reason for emergency department visit
    1. Fever
    2. Cough
    3. Sore Throat
    4. Vomiting
    5. Abdominal Pain
  • Transports 2,835
  • Urgent care visits 27,785
  • Kids Express visits 7, 213
  • Top 5 reasons for Kids Express visits
    1. Sore Throat
    2. Flu Shot
    3. Ear Pain
    4. Exposure to communicable disease
    5. Cough

COVID-19

  • Tests in Dayton Children’s lab
    • PCR-72,364
    • Antigen- 26,324
  • Tests in state sponsored lab (PCR only)
    • 224,567
  • COVID-19 parent hotline calls - 20,753
  • Vaccinations – 3,358
    • 12-17 – 1,473
    • 18+ = 1,875

mental health

  • Psychology visits - 11,435
  • Psychiatry visits - 8,603
  • Inpatient admits - 1,294
  • Mental health evaluations - 6,018
  • Mental Health Resource Connection referrals - 8,101

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