Children's Mercy ranked #4 in Parents Magazine '10 Best Children's Hospitals for Orthopedic Care'
The Children's Mercy Orthopaedics Division is ranked #4 and Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is ranked #14 overall in the Parents MagazineÂ survey of the Top 10 Best Children's Hospitals in the U.S. The #14Â Children's Mercy ranking is up eight spots from our lastÂ ParentsÂ ranking four years ago.
The list will appear in the March 2013 issue ofÂ Parents, which will be available on newsstands nationwide on Feb. 12.
Hospitals are ranked byÂ ParentsÂ editors with input from a team of medical advisors based on their responses to detailed questions in the following areas: survival rates for childhood cancer, pediatric heart disease, and other critical conditions; their expertise in performing certain complex procedures; the depth of the research program; safeguards to prevent medical errors; staffing ratios and quality; community outreach; and services that address the emotional needs of families of outpatients and inpatients.