Dell Children’s Medical Center

DCMC Quick Facts

FY16
*Does not include physicians
Patient Days: 41,224Neonatal ICU Days: 6,844
Average Daily Census: 112.63
Open Heart Cases: 64
Average Length of Stay: 4.22Employees*: 2,245
ER Visits: 73,683Licensed Beds: 248
Outpatient Visits: 135,039
BSN or Higher Rate: 79.08%
Inpatient Surgical Visits: 2,452Certification Rate: 33.13%
Outpatient Surgical Visits: 4,744

Stories

Using Hammocks to Prevent NICU Pressure Ulcers


Tammy Bass from DCMC has been dedicated to alleviating pressure ulcers in babies and infants. Her most recent idea to use hammocks instead of a flat resting surface to minimize pressure points has since been recognized as one of six innovations to move forward by Launchpad Ascension.

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The Nurses Behind the Comprehensive Care Clinic

The Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic, our primary care clinic dedicated to serving children with complex medical needs now provides medical, psychosocial and behavioral services to over 500 children.

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