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Riley Hospital gets high marks in new national survey

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Posted at 4:36 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 16:36:29-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Riley Hospital for Children received some high honors in a new report.

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings Tuesday. Riley at IU Health achieved national ranking in 10 pediatric specialties, with two programs earning top five status.

Riley’s urology program placed second in the nation, and its cardiology and heart surgery program placed fifth in the nation.

“Our core value at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is to provide safe care to children,” said Dr. Elaine Cox, chief medical officer of Riley Children’s Health. “This survey proves that Riley offers the best quality of care for kids and it drives us to continually improve and refine our skills to be the best we can be for our community.”

Boston Children’s Hospital was the No. 1 ranked children’s hospital in the country.

Riley ranked in each of the following areas in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and heart surgery
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology