- 1 What makes St. Jude Hospital special?
- 2 How does St. Jude choose patients?
- 3 What diseases are treated at St. Jude?
- 4 Why are hospitals named after St. Jude?
- 5 What percentage of donations go to St. Jude’s hospital?
- 6 How much money does it take to run St. Jude’s for a Day 2020?
- 7 How much does St. Jude’s CEO make?
- 8 Is St. Jude’s really free?
- 9 What is the survival rate at St Judes hospital?
- 10 What is the difference between St. Jude’s and Shriners hospital?
What makes St. Jude Hospital special?
St. Jude is a specialty research hospital for children, not a general children’s hospital. We focus on providing exceptional care to patients with pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases.
How does St. Jude choose patients?
We accept most patients based on their ability to enroll in an open clinical trial. Jude, the patient’s physician will need to make contact with St. Jude. As the referring physician, you can call toll free 1-888-226-4343 or request a referral online.
What diseases are treated at St. Jude?
Diseases Treated at St. Jude
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
- Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL)
- Adrenocortical Tumor.
- Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant.
- Alpha Thalassemia.
- Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma.
- Aplastic Anemia.
Why are hospitals named after St. Jude?
Although it was named after Thomas’s patron saint, St. Jude is not a Catholic hospital and is a secular institution not affiliated with any religious organization.
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 much money does it take to run St. Jude’s for a Day 2020?
The daily operating cost of St. Jude is $2.2 million.
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)
Is St. Jude’s 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 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.