Texas Children's Hospital | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Texas Children's Hospital (Houston). Since it opened in 1954, Texas Children's Hospital has grown from 106 beds to 650. The hospital records more than 3.3 million patient encounters annually and serves as the academic partner of the Baylor College of Medicine.
Texas Children's created the first HMO for children in 1996 and has the largest pediatric primary care network in the nation. It is home to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, the Feigin Center for pediatric research and Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births.
In 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report nationally ranked 10 of Texas Children's pediatric specialties. The hospital also received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and the Leapfrog Group named Texas Children's Hospital West Campus as a 2015 Top Children's Hospital.
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