Investments in Patient Care  

In 2013, Meriter Foundation invested $1.4 million in patient care programs and the care environment.  Below is a sampling of the many areas throughout the hospital supported by the generosity of our donors. Every gift, every dollar makes a difference.

    • $435,400 - Women's Health - Center for Perinatal Care
    • $132,800 - HEALTH Program Operating Expenses (Helping Educate and Link the Homeless)
    • $115,500 - New SimMan 3G high fidelity simulator for the Center for Nursing Excellence
    • $85,000 - Operational support for the Center for Nursing Excellence
    • $27,700 - New white boards for patient rooms
    • $25,000 - Advance Care Planning
    • $22,000 - Ganser Fellowship internship program for aspiring medical students
    • $21,400 - Movement based therapy at the Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital
    • $15,000 - Enteral feeding pumps in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit
    • $13,800 - Medical library book collection purchases
    • $12,400 - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry therapy and sensory room renovations
    • $7,876 - Benevolent support and car seats for new families in need
    • $6,400 - Geriatric Resourse Nurse training
    • $3,900 - Bereavement support for families experiencing the loss of an infant (memory boxes)
    • $3,200 - New furniture for day room in Adult Psychiatry
    • $2,900 - Outdoor furniture for the gazebo family space at the Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital
    • $2,400 - Wellness Center patient scholarships for exercise program
    • $2,400 - Crisis Prevention Training
    • $2,100 - Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) patient activities
    • $1,490 - Heart and Vascular STEMI Workshop
    • $1,360 - Yarn for volunteers to knit hats for newborns
    • $1,115 - NewStart staff training
    • $984 - Scales for Heart and Vascular patients
    • $740 - Spiritual Care items for patients

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