Mission: Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through our commitment to a common purpose of better patient care, better community health, and lower cost.
Programs: See schedule o. Carilion clinic is a tax-exempt healthcare organization headquartered in roanoke, virginia. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger. As the parent company for all carilion affiliates, carilion clinic drives fulfillment of carilion's mission to improve the health of the communities it serves. Providing leadership and vision, carilion clinic oversees a core hospital business that admitted 50,739 patients and provided 248,639 days of care. Carilion's hospitals delivered 4,155 babies, and provided neonatal intensive care support to the region. Carilion's hospitals administered a comprehensive heart program; stroke and chest pain protocols; oncology programs; extensive outpatient and inpatient surgical and endoscopic services; psychiatric and rehabilitation units; a network of specialty and primary care physicians to ensure patient access; and diagnostic imaging services including pet, ct, mri, and mammography. Targeting specific needs of its population, carilion provided home health services; speech, occupational, and physical therapy; diabetes management; geriatric services; and cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs. Carilion clinic maintains both a level i designated trauma center (carilion medical center) serving the western virginia area and a level iii trauma center (carilion new river valley medical center) serving its surrounding area. As part of its commitment to trauma response, carilion sponsors medical air transport helicopters flying 1,475 patients and a ground service providing 23,314 transports during the year. With 167,899 visits, carilion's emergency departments are a critical component of the health safety net in its service area, acting as a key health provider for a significant number of uninsured patients, who comprise 18% of emergency visits. Carilion clinic's hospitals supported community screenings and education on chronic disease prevention and management, sponsoring more than 9,875 events touching more than 70,579 people. In furtherance of its mission to improve health, regardless of patient ability to pay, carilion clinic's hospitals collectively provided extensive uncompensated care. Stated at cost, charity and unreimbursed medicaid costs for the year exceeded $93 million.