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Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

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Causes: Health, Hospitals, Medical Disciplines Research, Specialty Hospitals

Mission: We create hope and build healthier futures. As a leading academic children's hospital, we fulfill our mission by: caring for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other; advancing knowledge; preparing future generations; building our financial strength.

Programs: Medical care provided to children:it is the policy of the hospital to strive to maintain quality health care delivery in a manner that respects the dignity of the individual and family, regardless of the ability to pay. Under the hospital's policy, medical care may be provided without charge or at amounts less than its established rates to people who are uninsured or underinsured and cannot afford to pay for their own medical care. The hospital provides additional community support by providing care to patients who participate in programs, like medi-cal, that do not pay full charges. Approximately three-fourths of the hospital's patients are covered by medi-cal programs.

graduate medical education provides training and education to medical students in los angeles county who, in turn, provide services to patients at the hospital. Also, includes education revenue from the residency and fellowship programs at chla. The hospital subsidizes a large part of the cost of training physicians, allied health professionals, and other health care workers in its emergency room, clinics, inpatient areas, and other parts of its facilities.

research revenues further the exempt purpose of chla by providing the patients of chla access to new technologies, discoveries and medications for treatment. Results of this research is disseminated through publications in scientific journals and presentations by the principal investigators. The hospital subsidizes a large part of the cost of medical research taking place in its facilities.

other program service revenues also include residents housing and miscellaneous tuition and education income.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I just started volunteering for CHLA this year through my job but I do plan on to continue on my own time. Just awesome!!