HDH Provided Over $3 Million in Community Benefits in 2013
give back to our community – not just in life-sustaining medical care but also
in countless programs that makes our area stronger. In addition to supplying
jobs, we support the tax base of our community through payroll and other taxes.
83,987 Patient Visits
Every day and all day long, we welcome patients of
all ages needing anything from simple outpatient procedures to emergency
life-saving medical attention. We welcomed 369 babies in 2013. Last year 18,587
emergency room visits brought sick children, accident and heart attack victims,
and others in need of immediate care through hospital doors.
Inpatient Admissions: 2,126
Outpatient Visits: 81,861
$3,274,039 in Charity Care & Non-payment
A vital part of the total picture, are losses
sustained in non-payment (amount of care provided for which payment was
expected by not received) and charity care.
Charity Care & Non-payment: $3,274,039
$79,963 in Community Activities
Caring for our community extends beyond babies, responding
to emergencies, or treating cancer: they are the wide-ranging activities that
are contributed by Highland
and our employees without reimbursement. A few examples include: health fairs, childbirth/sibling classes,
organizing and hosting support groups, educational programs, CPR classes, clinical
setting provisions, funds and in-kind donations to not-for profit groups, and project
collaboration with local organizations to improve community health.
Total amount: $78,963