Nationally Ranked Hospital
The Iowa City-based University of Iowa Children's Hospital admits about 150 children a day, roughly average for a children's center. The nursing excellence at this hospital is recognized with a Nurse Magnet facility status. Its parent organization is the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. At the hospital's family resource center, patients and their families can borrow books, magazines, and newspapers.
This hospital was one of 80 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals.
Editor's Note, 7/17/2012: Some children's hospitals were initially misranked in one or more specialties due to a programming error that affected their scores. The website now displays correct rankings. To see if this hospital was one of the affected hospitals, get details here.
University of Iowa Children's Hospital
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242