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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Children's National Medical Center among Best Children's Hospitals
Date:6/18/2009

Children's National Medical Center (ChildrensNational.org) is once again ranked among America's best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National ranks among the elite of pediatric specialty care providers in the country in eight pediatric subspecialty areas. Ranked in the top 30 of nearly 100 pediatric hospitals surveyed, Children's National has provided hope and care to children and their families for more than 135 years.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2009 -- Children's National Medical Center (ChildrensNational.org) is once again ranked among America's best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National ranks among the elite of pediatric specialty care providers in the country in eight pediatric subspecialty areas. Ranked in the top 30 of nearly 100 pediatric hospitals surveyed, Children's National has provided hope and care to children and their families for more than 135 years.

"Children's National is proud to ranked among the best pediatric healthcare providers in the country.," said Edwin K. Zechman, Jr., president and CEO of Children's National Medical Center. "Furthermore, Children's National is one of only eight pediatric institutions nationwide also named to the Leapfrog Group's Top Hospitals for quality and safety. These ranking highlights our role and responsibility as an advocate for all children nationwide through our position and voice in the nation's capital."

Children's provides premier pediatric healthcare services in key areas including neonatology, cancer, heart and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, digestive disorders, respiratory disorders, urology, and orthopaedics. Children's National also is a member of the elite US pediatric research institutions that marry cutting-edge research to high-quality care within the same facility. It is a top ranked freestanding children's hospital in terms of National Institutes of Health funding for pediatric research.

"From our world-renowned research on pediatric brain tumors, rare diseases, and muscular dystrophies, to our comprehensive neonatology program that offers ECMO and whole-body cooling to protect the most fragile newborns, to our focus on family-centered care, Children's National is setting standards for the highest quality patient care possible," said Peter Holbrook, MD, chief medical officer at Children's National Medical Center. "This honor recognizes these efforts and the impact they have on the health of children regionally, nationally, and internationally."

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About Children's National Medical Center
Children's National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC, is a proven leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Children's has been serving the nation's children for more than 135 years. Children's National is proudly ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit ChildrensNational.org. Children's Research Institute, the academic arm of Children's National Medical Center, encompasses the translational, clinical, and community research efforts of the institution. Learn more about our research programs at ChildrensNational.org/research.

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