Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth  
 

The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth in Springfield is designed to provide support and relief for children in North Central Arkansas and Southwest Missouri who suffer from certain medical conditions. Since its establishment more than 100 years ago, the organization has assisted millions of children. Each year, the network serves 17 million children and family members.

About the Children's Miracle Network

The Children's Miracle Network began as a 30-bed establishment in 1908 to help children need medical assistance to help treat their conditions. The Children's Miracle Network is part of the CoxHealth system that a Springfield resident started in 1906. Ellen Burge, a local resident concerned with the health and well-being of local children, donated her home to be converted into a Methodist Hospital. The hospital quickly expanded from its humble residential origins to a much larger establishment capable of providing many additional services to children across the region and their families.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth

A Caring Medical Team

Today, qualified children can find a broad network of specialized caregivers who work with the hospital to provide quality pediatric care. The hospital's staff handles pediatric cases ranging from cancer diagnosis to other illnesses and conditions.

Support Services

Along with premium medical care, the Children's Hospital Network provides various support services for local children who qualify for assistance. The Network offers assistance with travel expenses, medical payments, and other types of assistance. Families are encouraged to apply through the network's website to request assistance and learn more about the support that they qualify for. Applications can also be faxed to one of the hospital's offices.

Key Program Areas

The Hospital Network provides support for children in several key areas, including educational programs designed to prevent illness and injuries in children, providing life-saving equipment to local schools, ambulances, and hospitals, and offering financial assistance to families whose children are hospitalized due to an accident, illness, or injury, and to children who need occupational, speech, or physical therapy. The Network also offers financial assistance to cover the cost of wheelchairs, prosthetics, and other special devices that are not covered through insurance.

Making a Difference

Today, the Hospital Network continues to actively raise awareness of and funding for children's medical care from birth through age 18. All proceeds raised by the Children's Miracle Network directly benefit children enrolled in the hospital's programs.

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