Today, U.S. News & World Report named Seattle Children’s to its Honor Roll of the 10 best children’s hospitals in the nation.
The annual survey ranks hospitals on outcomes and quality-related information, including success in managing patients, commitment to best practices, nurse staffing ratios, safety, and availability of specialty care. Rankings also factor in each specialty’s reputation, as assessed by specialists at other institutions around the country.
For 2019, Seattle Children’s is ranked #10 out of nearly 200 pediatric hospitals that were evaluated. U.S. News & World Report ranks pediatric hospitals in 10 specialty areas. In every one, Seattle Children’s ranked in the top 20, and several ranked in the top 10:
- Nephrology: #8
- Diabetes and Endocrinology: #10
- Neurology and Neurosurgery: #10
- Cancer: #11
- Pulmonary: #12
- Neonatology: #14
- Urology: #15
- Cardiology and Heart Surgery: #16
- Orthopedics: #17
- Gastroenterology and GI Surgery: #18