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American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

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American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

Madison, Wisconsin - American Family Children's Hospital is among the top 50 children's hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties in the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings for 2016-2017.

The children's hospital was ranked among the top 50 in the following specialties:

Data were collected from 183 children's hospitals. U.S. News looked at clinical and operational data, results from a reputational survey of board-certified pediatric specialists and supplemental information from resources like the National Cancer Institute. The data included level and quality of hospital resources directly related to patient care, delivery of health care such as infection-prevention programs, and adherence to best practices and clinical outcomes such as patient survival, complications and infection rates.

"The delivery of high-quality patient-and-family-centered care is something that is deeply embedded in the culture of our staff," said Jeff Poltawsky, senior vice president of American Family Children's Hospital. "The rankings reflect our commitment to the best patient care and family experience."

American Family Children's Hospital is an 87-bed facility with 30 specialty clinics and 220 physicians and surgeons. The hospital includes a 14-bed Level IV surgical neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated pediatric imaging suite that provides ultra-low-dose imaging and a state-of-the-art hybrid catheterization/angiography suite.


Date Published: 06/21/2016

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