The 5 most amazing children's hospitals in America
1. Boston Children's Hospital
The hospital has one of the largest pediatric research teams in the world.
Nine of its researchers are members of the National Academy of Sciences. 11 are members of the Institute of Medicine.
It specializes in treating unborn children beginning at 15 weeks gestation.
It is a top institute in treating heart conditions, cancer, diabetes, and more.
2. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The hospital was the first hospitals in the U.S. to dedicate itself to the care of children in 1855.
It serves a million patients a year suffering from genetic disorders, cancer, behavioral issues and more.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center awarded the hospital with magnet status, an honor held by just 6% of American hospitals.
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3. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
This hospital's emergency department is one of the best in the country.
It helps children around the world suffering from rare or complex disorders.
It is one of the top recipients of pediatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health
4. Texas Children's Hospital
With 639 beds, the Houston hospital is the largest children's hospital in capacity.
It has a neonatal care program that recently started a music therapy program.
It holds one of the highest transplant survival rates in the world.
5. Children's Hospital Colorado
The hospital was granted the highest level of appraisal from the American Academy of pediatrics.
Its pediatric cardiology branch has been internationally recognized for its successful heart transplants.
Its research foundation developed many pediatric heart surgery techniques and is responsible for the discovery of toxic shock syndrome.
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