Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - 100 Great Hospitals in America | 2014

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's history dates back to 1883, when it opened in a three-bedroom house as the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church, thanks to the insistence of three Cincinnati residents. Now a full-service pediatric academic medical center, Cincinnati Children's is a leader in medical innovation and one of the top children's hospitals in the country. 

Cincinnati-Childrens-Hospital-Medical-Center-factsCincinnati Children's was ranked as the No. 3 children's hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Children's Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll — a distinction it has earned for three consecutive years. The hospital is also Magnet-recognized for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cincinnati Children's staff members make up the entire pediatrics department at the University of Cincinnati. The hospital is the third-highest recipient of National Institutes of Health grants for pediatric research, and it has engaged in international education and research collaborations with physicians, nurses, scientists and hospital leaders from a range of countries, such as China, Brazil and Kuwait. Clinical and research achievements include developing an antibody that could prevent yeast infections in patients with central lines, identifying a light-response pathway that affects fetal eye development and developing an initiative for whole genomics analysis of patients.

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center

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