Facts and Figures

In fiscal year 2016, Rady Children’s:Hospital Exterior small

More to Know:

  • Rady Children’s 43-bed Helen Bernardy Center is the only pediatric skilled nursing facility in California. In a home-like environment, medically fragile and developmentally disabled children receive round-the-clock care.
  • Rady Children’s Canine Care Program now has 40 volunteer dogs. Dogs and their handlers are on Rady Children’s campus five days a week throughout the year.
  • The Ronald McDonald House, adjacent to Rady Children’s, is available to families whose children are undergoing tests or treatment.
  • Patients at Rady Children’s use more than 2,900 crutches each year.
  • Each year, about 127,000 intravenous (IV) sets are used at Rady Children’s.
  • Rady Children’s gives out more than 21,000 popsicles a year to patients.
  • Rady Children’s playrooms go through about 9,900 packs of crayons a year.
  • Rady Children’s gives out about 280,000 Bandaids.
  • Rady Children’s uses more than 1.6 million pounds of linen (sheets, pillowcases, towels) each year.
  • Rady Children’s uses about 880,000 diapers each year.
  • Rady Children’s uses about 131,000 oxisensors each year.
  • Rady Children’s uses nearly 12 million exam gloves each year.
  • Rady Children’s has gowns to fit all sizes, from infants and children to teenagers.
  • A blood pressure cuff for a preemie’s tiny arm is about the size of an adult’s finger.