Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Washing your hands is an activity you do every day; why would you need instructions? The answer to that question is that some methods of hand-washing are more effective than others. When you or someone in your family has had an intestinal transplant or is waiting to receive one, you may have an access device (such as a catheter or a TPN infusion port). When handling these devices, it's more important than ever to keep your environment as free of germs as possible. Even normal germs, which are harmless on your skin or in your mouth, can be very dangerous if they find their way inside the body through the new pathway made by an access device. Whether preparing for routine care of a catheter or for a TPN feeding, you can minimize the risk of infection by following these steps when washing your hands:
Learn more about Intestinal Transplant Safety and Best Practices.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.