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Facts At A Glance
Below are some quick facts about the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, and some graphs depicting recent patient and research statistics.
The Clinical Center consists of two main facilities —
  • The original facility (The Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center) is a 14-story building, 7 million bricks, more than 5,000 rooms, nine miles of corridor, 2.5 million square feet, 15 outpatient clinics and a Laboratory Medicine Department housed in a space the size of a football field. Before the Hatfield Center was opened, the Magnuson Center housed 24 inpatient care units.
  • The new facility, the 870,000 square foot Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center, has 234 inpatient beds and 82 day-hospital stations. Groundbreaking was in November 1997. Dedication ceremonies were on Sept.22, 2004.

Did you know that the Clinical Center has —

  • 7,000 inpatient admissions a year
  • 9,750 new patients a year
  • 100,000 outpatient visits a year
  • An average hospital stay of 8.8 days
  • Some 1,200 credentialed physicians, dentists, and Ph.D. researchers
  • 660 nurses
  • 570 allied health-care professionals, such as pharmacists, dietitians, medical technologists, imaging technologists, therapists, medical records and medical supply staff.
  • More than 1,600 laboratories conduct basic and clinical research

And that —

  • As a research facility, only patients with the precise kind or stage of illness under investigation are admitted for treatment. There are no labor and delivery services and no other services common to community hospitals. All patients must be referred by their physicians.
  • Areas of clinical study include aging; alcohol abuse and alcoholism; allergy, arthritis, musculoskeletal and skin diseases; cancer; child health; chronic pain; deafness and other communication disorders; dental and orofacial disorders; diabetes; digestive and kidney diseases; eye disorders; heart, lung, and blood diseases; infectious diseases; medical genetics; mental health; neurological disorders; and stroke.

Page last updated: January 9,2006

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