Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Featured in U.S. News ‘Best Children’s Hospitals’ Rankings

The 2016-2017 “Best Children’s Hospital” guide from U.S. News & World Report highlights four nationally ranked specialties at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital.

The four ranked specialties are:

U.S. News seeks to identify hospitals that provide the highest-quality care for patients with serious or complex health needs, based on criteria that include:

  • Patient safety and patient outcomes, including steps to prevent infections
  • Advanced, specialized clinics and programs for children
  • Access to clinical trials and other clinical research designed to improve care
  • Commitment to quality improvement
  • A national survey of pediatric specialists

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