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The University of Iowa Children's Hospital ranked in seven specialty categories in the latest U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
The 2013-14 list, released Tuesday, ranked the UI Children's Hospital 30th in cancer; 34th in cardiology and heart surgery; 43rd in diabetes and endocrinology; 25th in nephrology; 30th in neurology and neurosurgery; 27th in orthopedics; and 47th in pulmonology.
The rankings highlight the top 50 U.S. hospitals in the pediatric specialties of: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Eighty-seven hospitals ranked in at least one of the 10 specialties.
The publication looked at reputation among doctors and an analysis of patient outcomes and data each hospital has for pediatric care.
"We are honored to be the only hospital in Iowa nationally ranked for children's health care, and this recognition reflects our continuing commitment to all of Iowa's children," UI Children's Hospital Executive Director Scott Turner said in a statement.