Shriners Hospitals for Children HQ

Love to the rescue.

aka Shriners Hospitals for Children   |   Tampa, FL   |  www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org

Mission

The mission of Shriners Hospitals is to: Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special health care needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. Provide for the education of physicians and other health care professionals. Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin or ability of a patient or family to pay.

Ruling year info

1937

Executive Vice President

Mr. John McCabe

Main address

2900 N. Rocky Point Drive

Tampa, FL 33607 USA

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EIN

36-2193608

NTEE code info

Hospital (Specialty) (E24)

Pediatrics Research (H98)

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives everyday through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate, all regardless of the families' ability to pay. Where a child lives or their ability to cover the increasing costs of advanced medical services should never be a barrier to exceptional world-renowned care.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Shriners Hospitals for Children's vision is to become the best at transforming children's lives by providing exceptional healthcare through innovative research, in a patient and family centered environment - all regardless of their ability to pay.

Shriners Hospitals for Children provides the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. We provide education of physicians and other healthcare professionals and conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. Our staff and volunteers are dedicated to spreading the message of our mission and referring patients who may benefit from our care, regardless of their ability to pay.

Shriners Hospitals for Children's 22 hospitals employ the finest medical staff to care for our patients. Additionally our researchers conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.

Accomplishments at Shriners Hospitals for Children happen everyday. From first time smiles on scared children's faces to medical advancements in research, the extraordinary physicians, medical staff and researchers work passionately to provide innovative pediatric specialty care and world-class research for children and their families. Below is a short list of our noted accomplishments in 2018. From here, we will strive to care for more kids in more locations than ever before.

- In 2018 cared for 145,027 kids including 59,253 new patients
- Conducted 71 international outreach clinics reaching 4,485 patients
- SHC researchers found two new treatments in burn care including skin substitutions and "spray-on" skin cells to harvest new skin growth on wounds
- Limb lengthening treatments advancements in care found at the SHC Center for Excellence in Limb Reconstruction and Lengthening
- Three locations ranked among the U.S. News & World Report for Best Hospitals (SHC-Northern California, SHC- Salt Lake City, and SHC-St. Louis)
- Three locations given the Press Ganey Award for leadership and excellence (SHC-Canada, SHC-Chicago, and SHC-Portland)
- Plus, many individual medical staff honors and appointments ranked as the best in their fields

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Shriners Hospitals for Children collects feedback from our patients by capturing patient-reported outcomes (PROs) questionnaires. These provide information from our patients on what is most meaningful to their quality of life. Patients, or their families, respond questions on quality of life issues, including information about the patient’s mobility, upper extremity function, quality of relationships with peers, pain intensity and how pain interferes with daily activities. Physicians rely on this information to link clinical variables with health-related quality of life. To date, Shriners Hospitals for Children has captured over 180,000 questionnaires, making us one of the largest repositories of pediatric PROs data.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Case management notes,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Shriners Hospitals for Children

Board of directors
as of 8/27/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Jerry Gantt

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/27/2021,

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