- 1 How do you refer a patient to St Jude?
- 2 What type of patients does St Jude treat?
- 3 Does St Jude really not charge patients?
- 4 Do St Jude patients pay?
- 5 How much does St. Jude’s CEO make?
- 6 How much does it cost to run St. Jude’s Hospital for one day?
- 7 What is the survival rate at St. Jude’s Hospital?
How do you refer a patient to St Jude?
You can do this three ways:
- Contact the Physician / Patient Referral Office. This is the primary way to reach St. Jude for consultation information and requests. Call: 1-888-226-4343 (toll-free)
- For specific service lines, you can also reach out to individual consultation contacts. These include: Brain Tumor Program.
What type of patients does St Jude treat?
St. Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseases. We take the toughest cases. This often includes children who do not respond well to standard treatments.
Does St Jude really not charge patients?
Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other cancers. The hospital costs about US$2.8 million a day to run, but patients are not charged for their care.
Do St Jude patients pay?
Jude treatment receive care whether or not they or their families can pay for it. St. Jude does have a billing system, but patients do not receive bills. Jude to pay for treatments, copayments, deductibles, coinsurance, and any other costs your insurance does not cover.
How much does St. Jude’s CEO make?
The 14 most highly compensated employees were reported to be: $1,278,550: James R Downing, President, CEO. $ 958,886: Richard C Shadyac, Ex-Officio Director (compensation from ALSAC)
How much does it cost to run St. Jude’s Hospital for one day?
The daily operating cost of St. Jude is $2.2 million.
What is the survival rate at St. Jude’s Hospital?
St. Jude patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a 94 percent survival rate, the best worldwide outcomes for that disease. St. Jude was the first hospital in the U.S. to remove cranial irradiation from treatment for ALL while maintaining excellent survival rates.