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Economic Impact

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  • COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • LEADING PROVIDER
  • EXPERTISE

Economic Impact on Our Community

ChristianaCare is an anchor to the economic viability of our community,
providing financial activity, stability and job growth.

By the Numbers Fiscal Year 2019

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12181

ChristianaCare caregivers make ChristianaCare
the largest private employer in Delaware.

SUPPORTING

36,796

JOBS THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY*

TAXES PAID BY CAREGIVERS

$ 39.24 million

REVENUE TO THE STATE OF DELAWARE

$ 2.41 million

REVENUE TO THE CITY OF WILMINGTON

FINANCIAL GAIN TO THE LOCAL ECONOMY

$ 1.56 billion

CAREGIVERS COLLECTIVELY RETURN
TO THE ECONOMY**

$ 128,841 AVERAGE EACH CAREGIVER RETURNS TO OUR COMMUNITY PER YEAR

*Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (1997/2006) multipliers, released in 2008, applied to 2016 American Hospital Association Annual Survey data, published June 2018.

**Source: AHA analysis using BEA RIMS-II (2007/2016) multipliers for hospital NAICS Code 622000, released 2018, applied to AHA Annual Survey data for 2016, published June 2018.

Community Benefit Spending

At ChristianaCare, we have a strong commitment to the well-being of our state and of all Delawareans, as well as to our broader region. Our commitment extends to other anchor institutions — community organizations, nonprofits and public and private partners — to advance the health and well-being of all those we serve. In fiscal year 2019, ChristianaCare spent over $108 million on activities to strengthen our communities, build strong partnerships and improve the health and wellness of those we serve.

UNCOMPENSATED CARE FY 2019

$ 37 million

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

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Leading Provider

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.

By the Numbers Fiscal Year 2019

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ADMISSIONS

RADIOLOGY PROCEDURES

URGENT CARE CENTER VISITS

ALZHEIMER’S DAY PROGRAM VISITS

HOMEHEALTH VISITS

19 SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTER’S STUDENT VISITS

OUTPATIENT VISITS

BIRTHS

SURGICAL PROCEDURES

LAB TESTS

PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN OFFICE VISITS

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS TOTAL

195,602

CHRISTIANA HOSPITAL WILMINGTON HOSPITAL 104,137 63,444 MIDDLETOWN ED 28,021

EXPANDING PRIMARY AND SPECIALTY CARE

While increasing access to care, ChristianaCare is growing the number of clinicians
and reimagining the future of primary and specialty care in our community.

NUMBER OF PROVIDERS IN THE CHRISTIANACARE MEDICAL GROUP

850 2019 779 2018 328 2016 166 2014

By the Numbers Fiscal Year 2019

Rankings

ChristianaCare ranks among the leading hospitals.

ChristianaCare ranks among the leading hospitals.

IN ADMISSIONS IN BIRTHS IN ED VISITS IN SURGERIES 24 24 38 39 UNITED STATES
IN ADMISSIONS IN BIRTHS IN ED VISITS IN SURGERIES 15 15 17 21 EAST COAST

‡ Source: AHA Annual Survey
Database for Fiscal Year 2017

Caregivers

12,181

INCLUDING:

NURSES AND CARE TECHNICIANS 3,922

RESIDENTS 281

Volunteers

1,048

HOURS CONTRIBUTED

72,926

FINANCIAL IMPACT

$ 1.8 million

Comparative Cost of Hospitalization*

ChristianaCare consistently provides the best value to
patients among the region’s top hospitals.

  • 01
  • CHRISTIANACARE  |   $9,660
  • 02
  • JEFFERSON  |   $11,087
  • 03
  • TEMPLE  |   $11,168
  • 04
  • UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA  |   $11,687
  • 05
  • JOHNS HOPKINS  |   $15,129

*Source: COTH Annual Survey, 2018. Wage and CMI adjusted.

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Excellence in advanced neurologic care

ChristianaCare’s multidisciplinary Neurosciences team provides comprehensive and advanced care for neurologic illnesses across the acute and ambulatory settings. As the largest and most comprehensive neurology practice in Delaware, subspecialties include stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders, headaches/migraines, sleep and pediatric neurology. The team also provides neurodiagnostic services (EEG/EMG/Sleep), pain management, and physical medicine and rehabilitation care for patients across the entire health system.

Stroke patient cases

1691

Epilepsy patients

96

Parkinson’s patient visits

1236

TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK PATIENT CASES

199

Multiple Sclerosis patient visits

1757
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One of the nation’s most advanced cancer centers

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is one of the most advanced cancer centers in the country. A multidisciplinary care team of specialists including a surgeon, a medical oncologist or hematologist and a radiation oncologist provide the best treatment options. We provide the most advanced cancer-fighting technology and participate in the National Cancer Institute’s NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

PATIENT VISITS

239928

PATIENTS ENROLLED IN CLINICAL TRIALS

987

PATIENT PARTICIPATION RATE IN ALL CLINICAL TRIALS

29.9 %

PATIENTS NEWLY DIAGNOSED AND/OR TREATED IN 2018

3300

EXTERNAL BEAM RADIATION TREATMENTS

28594
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Leaders in heart and vascular care

ChristianaCare’s Center for Heart & Vascular Health is among the largest, most capable regional heart centers on the East Coast. It is the only center in the region that integrates cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, vascular interventional radiology, cardiology and interventional nephrology in a single location and under one roof.

OPEN-HEART PATIENT CASES

759

TRANSAORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT PATIENT CASES

160

NEURO INTERVENTION PATIENT CASES

831

VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE PATIENT CASES

19

CARDIAC-CATHETERIZATION PATIENT CASES

4374

CARDIOVASCULAR NON-INVASIVE PATIENT STUDIES

40511

PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL VALVE REPAIR (MITRACLIP) PATIENTS

8

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PATIENT CASES

1598

VASCULAR ULTRASOUND PATIENT STUDIES

25014

LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSION (WATCHMAN) PATIENTS

56

VASCULAR SURGERY PATIENT CASES

1461

CARDIAC REHABILITATION MONITORED PATIENT VISITS

22864

VASCULAR INTERVENTION PATIENT CASES

4531
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