Nationally Ranked Hospital
Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center in North Carolina's Triangle metroplex admits roughly 165 patients a day, about average for a children's center. Nursing excellence is a priority, illustrated by the hospital's status as a Nurse Magnet facility. The facility, which is part of Duke University Medical Center, offers patient and family services that include personalized child life specialists and computer terminals with Web access.
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.
Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710