The Children’s Hospital at Columbus Regional Health

What’s special about our hospital?
Level III  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU):
  • Is the only Level III Perinatal Service in the area
  • Contains 28 bassinets in the High Risk Nursery and an additional 12 in the Special Care Nursery
  • Provides intensive care for critically ill newborns, extremely premature newborns, newborns who are facing congenital issues, and newborns requiring surgical intervention
  • AUDM has pledged $2,000,000 to our hospital in the next 5 years in order to build a brand new NICU! The new NICU will grow to a 46 bed unit which will provide a more spacious, modern, and efficient environment for the premature babies and their families. Construction on the new NICU is already under way!
  • Current NICU
  • New NICU
The Pediatric Emergency Department:
  • Opened in the Spring of 2013, and is the area’s first Emergency Department devoted entirely to children
  • 5,080 square feet comprising 7 treatment rooms and 1 medical screening exam room
  • Contains a separate entry and waiting room
2016-2017 Children’s Hospital Statistics
  • 30,402 pediatric visits; 20,042 pediatric emergency department visits
  • 2,652 babies born
  • 579 babies spent an average of 24 days in the High Risk Nursery
  • 414 babies spent an average of 8 days in the Special Care Nursery
  • 658 pediatric surgeries
  • 246 babies were admitted to the special care nursery
  • 356 babies admitted to the high risk nursery