- 1 How many St. Jude’s hospitals are there?
- 2 Where is the original St. Jude’s Hospital located?
- 3 Is St. Jude really free?
- 4 What religion is St. Jude’s hospital?
- 5 How much money does the CEO of St. Jude’s hospital make?
- 6 What percentage of donations go to St. Jude’s Hospital?
- 7 How do you qualify for St. Jude’s Hospital?
- 8 What is the survival rate at St Judes hospital?
How many St. Jude’s hospitals are there?
Jude has eight affiliate clinics across the United States that can offer much of a child’s care closer to their location.
Where is the original St. Jude’s Hospital located?
In 1962, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened in front of a crowd of 9,000 in Memphis, Tenn.
Is St. Jude really free?
Jude shares all its discoveries freely with the world. All patients accepted for St. Jude treatment receive care whether or not they or their families can pay for it. Jude to pay for treatments, copayments, deductibles, coinsurance, and any other costs your insurance does not cover.
What religion is St. Jude’s hospital?
We are not a Catholic hospital, nor are we affiliated with any religious organization. Our founder, Danny Thomas, was Catholic, and St. Jude Thaddeus was his patron Saint. Learn more about our history and how the hospital was founded.
How much money does the CEO of St. Jude’s hospital make?
$ 958,886: Richard C Shadyac, CEO and Ex-Officio Director.
What percentage of donations go to St. Jude’s Hospital?
ALSAC raises upward of $750 million every year. Operating the hospital costs about $1.7 million per day, and 81 cents of every dollar ALSAC collects goes toward research and treatment. David McKee, ALSAC’s chief operating officer, says that 74 percent of St. Jude’s budget comes from donations.
How do you qualify for St. Jude’s Hospital?
Requirements: The diagnosis must be a disease under study at St. Jude. In general, the child should be between birth and 18 years of age to be eligible for treatment. Children may be accepted for diagnostic surgery if they have a presumptive diagnosis of cancer.
What is the survival rate at St Judes 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.