Those hospitals include:
- Boston Children's Hospital
- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
- Texas Children's Hospital
- Johns Hopkins Children's Center (Baltimore, MD)
- Children's Hospital Los Angeles
- Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
- Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH)
- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
- Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.)
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Cincinnati Children’s was ranked among the top five in seven of the 10 specialties, including a No. 3 ranking in Nephrology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery and Urology; and a No. 4 ranking in Orthopedics and Pulmonology.
Cancer placed number No. 5, moving up seven spots from last year — the most of any specialty. Heart moved up two spots to No. 6, its highest placement since 2013. Endocrinology ranked No. 7, once again in the top ten.
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Each hospital’s score is based on a variety of patient outcomes, the delivery of evidence-based processes of care, and the presence of advanced healthcare technologies and staff resources. The remainder is based on expert opinion among pediatric subspecialists throughout the country.
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The rankings will be published in the magazine’s “Best Hospitals 2018” guidebook in late August.