Children’s Mercy Hospital ranks among the top pediatric hospitals in the country in 10 specialties, according to the latest best-hospitals list compiled by U.S. News & World Report.
Children’s Mercy ranked in the top 50 hospitals for cancer (No. 30), cardiology and heart surgery (No. 42), diabetes and endocrinology (No. 28), gastroenterology and GI surgery (No. 29), neonatology (No. 22), nephrology (No. 6), neurology and neurosurgery (No. 41), orthopedics (No. 20), pulmonology (No. 42) and urology (No. 16).
The rankings considered such factors as patient outcome, patient safety and staffing.