Children’s Named Among the Nation’s Top 10 Pediatric Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report
“The objective of the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings is to help children with uniquely challenging medical needs, and for these special patients, it is essential they seek treatment at pediatric facilities with deep expertise. With this year’s rankings, we’re providing important information on the best of the best,” said U.S.News & World Report health rankings editor
The 2009 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals will be featured in the August issue of U.S.News & World Report available on newsstands
“This recognition is a wonderful celebration of the dedication, commitment and compassion of our medical staff and faculty at UT Southwestern Medical School, our staff and our volunteers and supporters,” said
The methodology behind this year’s rankings weighed a three-part blend of reputation, outcome, and care-related measures such as nursing Magnet status, patient and family services, advanced technology, credentialing and other factors. A detailed description of the methodology can be found at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals.com .
About Children’s Medical Center
The Children’s Medical Center pediatric healthcare system devotes itself solely to caring for the complex medical needs of children. The hospital is ranked among the nation’s top 10 hospitals by U.S.News & World Report, and its nursing services rank in the top 5 percent of the nation’s hospitals for nursing excellence. Children’s is also the state’s only pediatric hospital with Level 1 Trauma status and one of only 15 in
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