UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Ranked Among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2022-23 by U.S. News & World Report. UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in nine specialties, five of which rank in the top 25.
In total, UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties including:
- Neonatology (10)
- Diabetes & endocrinology (15)
- Orthopedics (17)
- Pulmonology (17)
- Cancer (25)
- Nephrology (36)
- Gastroenterology & GI surgery (37)
- Urology (39)
- Cardiology & heart surgery (45)
The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 16th year, are designed to assist patients, their families and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.
The Best Children’s Hospitals methodology factors objective measures such as patient outcomes, including mortality and infection rates, as well as health equity and available clinical resources and compliance with best practices. To calculate the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, U.S. News gathered relevant data from children’s hospitals in early 2022 and from pediatric physicians and other healthcare organizations as well as available clinical resources, compliance with best practices, and efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion among patients and staff in 2022.
RTI International, a North Carolina-based research and consulting firm, collected and analyzed data from 119 children’s hospitals and surveyed thousands of pediatric specialists. More than 100 pediatric specialists and other experts provided input through methodology working groups.