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Nemours Children’s Health System Ranks in Multiple Specialties in U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals
Congratulations to our outstanding faculty and staff on this acknowledgement of our commitment to exceptional patient care,” said Nemours President and CEO R. Lawrence Moss, MD. “The information provided by U.S. News and World Report helps families make important health care decisions. Patients come to Nemours from across the country and around the world for our expertise and innovative approaches to care. We are proud to be ranked among the nation’s best and to offer skilled, compassionate and equitable care every day.

 

Wilmington, DE - (June 16, 2020) - Nemours Children’s Health System, providing pediatric care at more than 80 sites in five states, is proud to once again be recognized among the nation’s best. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, in five pediatric specialties in the new 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today. Orthopedics ranked in the top 20 in the nation. In addition, Nemours’ pediatric partner, Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, achieved rankings in three specialty areas that are staffed solely by Nemours pediatric specialists.

“Congratulations to our outstanding faculty and staff on this acknowledgement of our commitment to exceptional patient care,” said Nemours President and CEO R. Lawrence Moss, MD. “The information provided by U.S. News and World Report helps families make important health care decisions. Patients come to Nemours from across the country and around the world for our expertise and innovative approaches to care. We are proud to be ranked among the nation’s best and to offer skilled, compassionate and equitable care every day.”

The duPont Hospital for Children’s ranked specialties include:

Cancer

Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery

Orthopedics

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has been ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals in each year it has participated in the survey. “To achieve these important rankings in our hospital’s 80th anniversary year is a testament to the high standard of care that families have come to expect from us,” said Jay Greenspan, MD, MBA, Nemours CEO, Delaware Valley Operations.

Ranked specialties provided by Nemours physicians at Wolfson Children’s Hospital include:

Diabetes & Endocrine Disorders

Orthopedics

Urology

“Through the partnership with Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Nemours is proud to support excellence in patient care services, research, and educational endeavors to provide a superior experience for children and their families,” said Gary Josephson, MD, chief medical officer for Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville.The U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings methodology factors in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.

U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals.

 

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

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About Nemours Children’s Health System

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org and offers on demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect.  Nemours Reading BrightStart is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health. Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.

 

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and News, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

 

For further information: Rachel Salis-Silverman (302) 256-7566, Rachel.salis‑silverman@nemours.org