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U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals 2020-2021

UH Rainbow Ranks Among Nation’s Top 50 Children’s Hospitals in 8 Specialties

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is once again ranked among the best in the country according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals 2020-21 rankings. UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in eight specialties, four of which rank in the nation’s top 25.

"We are proud to be regarded as a national leader in pediatric health care by the prestigious U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings," says Marlene Miller, MD, MSc, Pediatrician-in-Chief, University Hospitals and Chair, Department of Pediatrics at UH Rainbow. “This recognition honors the quality and depth of services at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s, and says much about our dedicated caregivers who spend their days working to improve the health of our children.”

In total, UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in eight medical and surgical specialties including:

“Health care delivery is evolving, perhaps more noticeably now than ever before as the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated telehealth offerings and consumer acceptance,” says Patti DePompei, RN, MSN, President, UH Rainbow and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital. “What will never change is our focus on providing patient- and family-centered care, from annual well-visits to emergency surgery, and our unwavering devotion to the community we serve.”

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. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals.

The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings methodology factors in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.