Nemours Children’s Hospital is Recognized by the U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals for the First Time

Jun 14, 2022 at 05:48 pm by pj


Nemours Children’s Health, providing pediatric care at more than 74 sites in four states, is proud to once again be recognized among the nation’s best. Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware has been ranked each year since it began participating in the survey. Now, for the first time, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida is also being recognized by this prestigious list.

This year, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware was named one of the ten best children’s hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic and ranked in five pediatric specialties including Cancer, Orthopedics, Neonatology, Diabetes/Endocrinology and Urology. Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida ranked in Orthopedics and Endocrinology specialties. In addition, Wolfson Children’s Hospital achieved ranking in Neurology & Neurosurgery. Neuroscience services are provided, in part, by pediatric physician specialists with Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville.

“Patients and families continue to look to the information provided by U.S. News & World Report to make informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions,” said Nemours Children’s Health President and CEO R. Lawrence Moss, MD. “It is gratifying to be recognized by U.S. News for our work in providing skilled, compassionate and equitable care every day. In addition, we are proud to have Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida ranked among the nation’s best specialties for the first time.”

“Being ranked in five of ten specialties is an amazing accomplishment by our incredible and dedicated staff,” said Mark Mumford, Executive Vice President, Chief Executive, Nemours Delaware Valley Operations. “This ranking would not be possible without our commitment to go well beyond medicine and a shared vision to create the healthiest generations of children.”

"We are proud to be recognized for the achievements and high-quality care provided by both the Orthopedic and Endocrinology specialties,” said Robert D. Bridges, CPA, Chief Executive, Nemours Children’s, Florida. “In addition, our collaboration with Wolfson Children’s Hospital to expand our specialized, lifechanging care to more children across Florida is yet another example of what teamwork can accomplish.”

The Best Children's Hospitals methodology factors objective measures such as patient outcomes, including mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices. To calculate the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, U.S. News gathered relevant data from children’s hospitals in early 2020 and from pediatric physicians and other healthcare organizations in 2021; because of the pandemic, data collection from children’s hospitals was not repeated in 2021.

For more information, visit Best Children’s Hospitals for the full rankings and use #BestHospitals on Facebook and Twitter.

Nemours Children’s Health is one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, including two free-standing children's hospitals and a network of 72 primary and specialty care practices across four states. Nemours seeks to transform the health of children by adopting a holistic health model that utilizes innovative, safe, and high-quality care, while also caring for the health of the whole child beyond medicine. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,

The Nemours Foundation, established through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to the children, families and communities it serves.

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