Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

Rankings

Pediatrics: Neonatology

best Rank in This Specialty
#24
Overall Score in This Specialty
58.2 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Use of infection-preventing measures

Very good

75

Score: 17

Very good: 15 to 17 out of 19

Prevention of ICU infections

Superior

100

Score: 3

Superior: 3 out of 3

Neonatal patient volume

Low

5

Score: 6

Low: 1 to 9 out of 21

Nurse-patient ratio

Superior

100

Score: 3.5

Superior: 3.1 and above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Such as an average of 20 or fewer patients per physician

Very good

75

Score: 39

Very good: 31 to 40 out of 50

Heart-lung machine for newborns (ECMO)

Availability of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation services

Very good

75

Score: 4

Very good: 4 out of 5

Advanced clinical services

Such as a neonatal nutritionist

All

100

Score: 5

All: 4 or 5 out of 5

Clinical support services

Such as genetic testing and counseling

All

100

Score: 7

All: 7 out of 7

Advanced technologies

All

100

Score: 5

All: 5 out of 5

Specialized clinics and programs

Such as a craniofacial or spina bifida team

Most

75

Score: 15

Most: 13 to 15 out of 16

Patient and family services

Such as interpreters and child life specialists

Most

75

Score: 13

Most: 13 or 14 out of 15

Efforts to involve families

Very good

75

Score: 7

Very good: 6 or 7 out of 8

Commitment to quality improvement

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 10 or 11 out of 11

Adoption of health information technology

Such as computerized medical records

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 10 out of 10

Availability of subspecialists

Such as pediatric neonatologists

Superior

100

Score: 16

Superior: 15 or 16 out of 16

Fellowship programs

Some

25

Score: 9

Some: 7, 8, or 9 out of 15

Commitment to clinical research

Superior

100

Score: 4

Superior: 4 out of 4


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