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Mission, Beliefs, Values and Vision

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, committed to care, love and hope for every child for over 100 years.

Mission

To improve children's health by providing integrated PREP:

  • Patient Care
  • Research
  • Education
  • Prevention

Beliefs

We believe in “Crossing the Creek” to create a better future for children, where they are unburdened by illness and injury.

We believe:

  • PATIENT SAFETY comes first;
  • Every child has UNIQUE HEALTHCARE NEEDS;
  • In COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS to fulfill those needs;
  • In SERVING EVERY ARKANSAS CHILD who needs us;
  • In PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE;
  • PREVENTION is the best prescription;
  • RESEARCH is where the miracles begin;
  • Tomorrow starts with the EDUCATION of today;
  • The EXCELLENCE of our people creates the excellence at ACH;
  • In using our ASSET$ wisely;
  • Our care EQUALS or EXCEEDS national standards of excellence.

Values

You create excellence by being:

  • Passionate
  • Accountable
  • Team Oriented
  • Innovative
  • Excellent in all you do
  • No harm focused
  • Trustworthy
  • Skeptical
  • Alert
  • Forthcoming
  • Expecting
  • Talking
  • You!

Vision

Families and physicians from across the nation will turn to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for demonstrating excellence in leadership in children’s health.

Our Vision Includes:

  • Leading the creation of a family-centered, seamless system of health that will be a national model of excellence.
  • Instilling trust in our team and enabling them to provide the best possible care.
  • Strengthening the bond between the hospital and our university partner, increasing our impact on children’s health.
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Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

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