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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Earns Highest Combined US News Score in 10 Specialties Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Date:6/18/2009

PHILADELPHIA, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been ranked first in Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders, Neonatal Care, Respiratory Disorders and Urology in U.S. News Media Group's edition of America's Best Children's Hospitals, published online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals and featured in the August issue of U.S. News & World Report, available on newsstands starting July 21.

Rather than issuing an overall general pediatrics ranking this year, U.S. News & World Report issued a "US News score" for each of 10 specialties ranked based on methodology weighing a three-part blend of reputation, outcome, and care-related measures such as nursing care, advanced technology, credentialing, and other factors.

CHOP's combined US News score across the 10 specialties ranked is the highest, with a combined score of 944.

CHOP was ranked number one in more specialties than any other hospital and is the only hospital that scored in the top three of all 10 specialties.

CHOP ranked #1: Cancer, Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders, Neonatal Care, Respiratory Disorders, Urology

CHOP ranked #2: Digestive Disorders, Heart and Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery

CHOP ranked #3 in: Orthopedics

Additionally, CHOP was the only pediatric hospital in the Tri-state area named to U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll.

"While we are honored by this recognition, we understand there is still much more to do to constantly seek to improve the ideal patient experience for patients, families, and employees," said Steven M. Altschuler, M.D., president and chief executive officer, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "We are humbled by this ranking and recommit ourselves daily to every child affected by our work."

About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking second in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.

    Contact: Peggy Flynn
    Phone: (267) 426.6080
    flynnp@email.chop.edu



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