Facts and Figures

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Rady Children’s Hospital Main Campus

In fiscal year 2018,* Rady Children’s Hospital:

Celebrating over 1,000 genomes sequenced with Gene Gnome.

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine

On July 20, 2018, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine sequenced over 1,000 patient and family genomes!

As a result of the findings:

  • 35 percent of patients sequenced received a diagnosis.
  • 70 percent saw a change in their care plan.

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 30 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.

 

*July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018