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About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs.

ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,336 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.

ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

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2022 Statistics

Caregivers (employees): 13,708
Delaware caregivers: 9,994
Caregivers system wide: 13,871
Nurses and Technicians: 4,668
Residents: 374

Licensed beds
Newark Campus: 906
Wilmington Campus: 321
Cecil County Campus: 109

The main entrance of Christiana Hospital

ChristianaCare is a leading provider in the region with a network of primary care physicians, urgent care centers, medical and surgical specialists, research and clinical trials, home health care, imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services.

Emergency entrance of Wilmington Hospital

Admissions: 60,094
Births: 6,829
Surgical Procedures: 37,697
Radiology Procedures: 530,953
Hospital-Based Lab Tests: 4,218,400
Outpatient Visits: 879,840
Primary Care Physician Office Visits: 255,999
Virtual Visits: 30,994
Home Health Visits: 219,142
Urgent Care Center Visits: 187,753
Emergency Department Visits

  • Christiana Hospital: 95,771
  • Wilmington Hospital: 58,744
  • Union Hospital: 35,216
  • Middletown ED: 31,069
  • Total: 220,800
Exterior view of Union Hospital

Comparative Ranking Among Hospitals/Health Systems

United States
  • Admissions: 18
  • Births: 31
  • ED Visits: 12
  • Surgeries: 46
East Coast
  • Admissions: 11
  • Births: 13
  • ED Visits: 7
  • Surgeries: 24

Source: AHA Annual Survey Database for Fiscal Year 2020


Total Number of Volunteers: 459
Total Number of Hours: 41,000
Financial Impact:$1.2M

Uncompensated Care: $32.8

A combination of charity care and other care for which payment was expected but not received.

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