For eighth consecutive year, Penn State Children's Hospital ranks among best

Lynette PayneJun 28, 2018

U.S. News introduced the Best Children's Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available.

Lurie Children's Hospital has again been ranked among the top 10 children's hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

"We are proud of the specialized expertise of our pediatric care teams and their dedication to the children of Iowa and beyond", says Amy O'Deen, interim executive director, UI Stead Family Children's Hospital. "We are constantly expanding on the delivery of exceptional cutting-edge care to all children".

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital specialty rankings: cancer (23), cardiology and heart surgery (26), diabetes and endocrinology (39), gastroenterology and GI surgery (23), neonatology (50), nephrology (49), neurology and neurosurgery (24), orthopedics (50), pulmonology (32) and urology (42). NewYork-Presbyterian also comprises NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital.

To date, more than Eighteen thousand babies have been delivered at the Maynard Children's Hospital in the last five years, with many babies needing neonatal intensive care.

NCH was also ranked 10th in the country for Children's Specialties, according to the magazine.

Cincinnati Children's nabbed the top spot for cancer and gastroenterology/GI surgery, while Children's of Philadelphia was tops in diabetes/endocrinology and urology. Hospitals were ranked based on patient outcomes, including mortality and infection rates, clinical resources and compliance with best practices.

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