- 1 Where is the original St Jude’s Hospital located?
- 2 How many St Jude’s hospitals are there?
- 3 Is St Jude really free?
- 4 How much money does the CEO of St. Jude’s hospital make?
- 5 What percentage of donations actually go to St. Jude’s?
- 6 What religion is St. Jude’s hospital?
- 7 What is the survival rate at St Judes hospital?
- 8 What is the difference between St. Jude’s and Shriners hospital?
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.
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.
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.
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 actually go to St. Jude’s?
Jude must be raised from generous donors. In addition, we also receive some revenue from insurance recoveries, research grant funding and returns on our investments. When you look at total revenue, ALSAC and St. Jude are proud that 82 cents of every dollar received has gone to support patients and research at St.
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.
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.
What is the difference between St. Jude’s and Shriners hospital?
No, they are not. ALTHOUGH Danny Thomas, St. Jude’s Founder, was a Shriner himself. Despite there being no affiliation between the two, the two hospital organizations do work together through unofficial channels to ensure the children in their care receive the best possible care.