Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is a 317-bed pediatric health care system that is nationally recognized for its innovative, child-friendly environment. We received magnet designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are a Level I Trauma Center, and the only freestanding children s hospital between St. Louis and Denver. We also have a satellite hospital in suburban Overland Park, Kansas; a pediatric home health agency; and numerous outreach locations. All medical and surgical subspecialties are represented. The hospital has over 14,000 inpatient admissions and 400,000 outpatient visits per year. The Hospital provides a strong commitment to basic & clinical research with dedicated personnel to assist and oversee grant efforts. One of the nation s largest Pediatric Pharmacology programs is here with close collaboration with all divisions. We are fiscally sound and maintain a broad base of support across the Midwest.
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