Nationally Ranked Hospital
Rush Children's Hospital, a few blocks from Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood, is a small pediatric center, admitting about 75 patients a day. It is part of the large Rush University Medical Center, which is a designated Nurse Magnet facility, indicating nursing excellence. The hospital has a full-time librarian on staff to help patients and their families learn about specific medical conditions and a program that works with schools to keep patients on track with their academics.
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.
Rush Children's Hospital
1620 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612