MIAMI – Seven Nicklaus Children's Hospital specialty programs are again identified among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report's 2019-20 “Best Children's Hospitals” rankings, posted online today. Nicklaus Children's has more ranked pediatric programs than any other hospital in Florida.
Nicklaus Children's 2019-20 rankings are as follows:
“We are honored to again be recognized for the excellence of our pediatric subspecialty programs,” said Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Nicklaus Children's Health System. “This steadfast leadership is a tribute to our physicians, nurses and staff for their commitment to care excellence to support the medical needs of the children of our region and beyond.”
A total of 191 hospitals participated in the 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report survey. The methodology is based on clinical outcomes such as patient survival, infection rates and complications; the level and quality of hospital resources directly related to patient care such as staffing, technology and special services; delivery of healthcare programs that prevent infections and adherence to best practices; and expert opinion among pediatric specialists and subspecialists. The survey is updated every year, designed to account for new treatments and evidence-based best practices, informed by leading experts in the field.