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Facts and figures

Relied upon regionally and respected internationally, we are the only comprehensive Level I trauma center in the region verified in adult, pediatric, and burn trauma care. Out of approximately 95,000 patient visits to our emergency department each year, 4,000 are the result of a traumatic event such as a motor vehicle accident, fall, drowning, house fire or violent incident. Learn more about the types of cases we see.

Our Trauma care:

  • More than 1500 of our patients are transferred to us from facilities across the state.
  • More than 500 of our trauma patients are under the age of 15
  • 30-35% of patients we care for are from motor vehicle and motorcycle crashes
  • 20-25% of patients are from falls
  • 10% are burns
  • 10% are assaults
  • About 10% are penetrating injuries