Texas Children's Hospital ranks 4th nationally among all children's hospitals by U.S. News World Report
HOUSTON - (June 9, 2015) - Texas Children's Hospital consistently ranks as a national leader among all pediatric hospitals by U.S. News World Report. In their 2015-16 edition of Best Children's Hospitals, Texas Children's ranked fourth among all 184 pediatric institutions surveyed. One of only 12 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll designation nationally, Texas Children's is the only hospital in Texas awarded this distinction. For more information, visit texaschildrens.org/usnews.
"These rankings continue to reflect what we already know, the trajectory of Texas Children's Hospital is absolutely incredible," says Mark A. Wallace, president and CEO of Texas Children's. "In our relatively short 60 year history we have achieved amazing feats. Through the commitment and enthusiasm our staff and employees display each and every day for our mission, we have become, and will continue to be, one of the preeminent resources for health and hope to all children and their families."
Each year, U.S. News not only ranks pediatric hospitals overall, but also ranks the top 50 pediatric hospitals across 10 major subspecialties. This year, Texas Children's ranks in the top five in six subspecialties, three of which rank second nationally. Receiving high rankings in a minimum of three specialties qualifies Texas Children's for the 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to only 12 pediatric hospitals nationwide.
With the incredible partnership of academic affiliate Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's continues to advance pediatric health care worldwide and earns the Honor Roll distinction by ranking among America's best in, among other subspecialties:
- #2 Cardiology and heart surgery
- #2 Neurology and neurosurgery
- #2 Pulmonology
- #3 Urology
- #4 Cancer
- #4 Nephrology (kidney disorders)
- #10 Diabetes and endocrinology
These rankings are the result of a methodology that weighs a combination of outcome and care-related measures such as nursing care, advanced technology, credentialing, outcomes, best practices, infection prevention, and reputation, among other factors.
The 2015-16 edition of Best Children's Hospitals is available online at usnews.com/childrenshospitals.
About Texas Children’s Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation’s first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that’s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.