By choosing us, you have already taken an important step in the wellbeing of your child.
As a parent, you want the best care for your child. Children's Hospital is a recognized leader in pediatric care. This section of our website explains the ways we excel in the care of children.
We ask our patients and families to tell us about the care they received.
Learn about the volume of patients we treat and depth of our experience.
Doctors and surgeons who care for your child have received additional training in Pediatrics. Almost all of the specialists at Children's Hospital are board certified, which means that they have completed training that a specialty board requires. These physicians have practiced for a specified time and passed a difficult written and oral examination. Board certification is generally accepted as a good indication of skill and experience. See the types of specialties and board certifications represented at Children's Hospital.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accredits Children's Hospital. JCAHO accreditation is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates a hospital meets high performance standards. To earn and maintain accreditation, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a JCAHO team at least every 3 years.
Other Important Factors
Children's Hospital is also a leader in other important factors that parents should consider when choosing health care for their child. These include the types of services and programs offered by the hospital and whether the hospital is:
Visit this section to learn about other quality measures and resources to help you make good health care choices.
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