Children’s of Alabama ranks #1 in the Southeast + state in US News & World Report

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Shoutout to the amazing healthcare workers who made this accomplishment happen. (Children’s of Alabama)

It’s time to give Children’s of Alabama a round of applause yet again. U.S. News & World Report knows how amazing the hospital is and you should too! Children’s ranked as the top children’s hospital in the state and bumped up to first in the Southeast in the 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals Survey.

Children’s is making Alabama proud

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Having the best children’s hospital in the Southeast in our city is the news we love to hear. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

As the 13th consecutive year of ranking among the best children’s hospitals in the nation, this year’s U.S. News & World Report shouldn’t come as a surprise. To decide what hospital is top tier, the report surveys medical centers and pediatric specialists to get their opinions of hospital measures, such as:

  • Adequacy of nurse staffing
  • Infection prevention
  • Patient safety

These rankings don’t only make us proud, but also help families know where to seek care when they are in need.

“We are proud of our people and programs being recognized on the national and regional levels, as we strive to provide the finest possible care to the children and families we serve.

This process is one of the important benchmarking activities we use at Children’s of Alabama to help us improve. I want to congratulate our employees, medical staff and many partners whose efforts made this possible in this challenging environment.”

Tom Shufflebarger, CEO and President, Children’s of Alabama

Excelling in all the categories

Wait, there’s more. Children’s of Alabama also ranked nationally in the top 50 in all 10 of the pediatric specialty services, including:

We’re thankful to have the best of the best of healthcare workers and services right in our own Magic City.

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Selah Vetter
Selah Vetter
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