U.S. News & World Report
Again in 2012, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is included among the nation's leaders in pediatric health care in U.S. News & World Report magazine's Best Children's Hospitals rankings. The hospital achieved rankings in a maximum of 10 out of 10 pediatric specialty programs. Specialties ranked include Urology, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Neonatology, Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics and Pulmonology. Learn more.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt earned two top spots among Parentsmagazine’s best of children’s hospital lists featured in the March 2013 issue. The magazine named Children’s Hospital to the No. 13 spot among the 25 best children’s hospitals, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ranked eighth in the nation for the best care of premature infants. Learn More
Leapfrog Top Hospital
Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are among the nation’s 89 Leapfrog Top Hospitals for 2012. Only three Tennessee hospitals made the list. Leapfrog’s Top Hospitals list is based on an annual hospital safety and quality survey, which this year took in some 1,200 of the nation’s approximately 5,800 registered hospitals. Learn more.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which includes Children's Hospital, is designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet Recognition is a much sought-after distinction for health care institutions, which must satisfy a demanding set of criteria measuring the strength and quality of nursing. Magnet hospitals are known as places where nurses deliver excellent patient care and have a high level of job satisfaction. Magnet hospitals also foster open communication between nurses and members of the health care team and provide nurse involvement in decision-making about patient care. To learn more, visit ANCC Magnet Recognition.
Healthcare's Most Wired
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its innovative efforts in medical technology. Learn more.
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