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According to U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals Rankings
Children’s Hospital Colorado once again has been recognized as a top hospital in the nation. According to the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Colorado ranked in nine of the ten recognized specialty areas, including five in the top ten:
“Day-in and day-out, our pediatric health experts provide the children in our communities with some of the best care in the nation,” said Jena Hausmann, hospital president and CEO. “Our good work can be transformative. We continually prove that at Children’s Hospital Colorado, ‘Here, it’s Different.’”
The Best Children’s Hospitals rankings highlight the top U.S. pediatric facilities in cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Children’s Colorado is among only nine children’s hospitals in the 187 surveyed hospitals that have five or more specialties ranked in the top ten.
Children’s Colorado consistently has numbered among the best children’s hospitals since U.S. News initiated the rankings more than 20 years ago. The rankings are based on clinical data and reputation surveys sent to about 11,000 pediatric specialists around the country. The Best Children's Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as clinical outcomes, patient volume, infection control, adequacy of nurse staffing, efficiency and coordination of care delivery, compliance with best practices and more.