Nationally Ranked Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in Boston, the pediatrics unit of Harvard Medical School's flagship Massachusetts General Hospital, admits about 80 patients each day, not many for a pediatric center. As a Nurse Magnet facility, the hospital is recognized for nursing excellence. Patients and families can learn more about specific medical conditions at the hospital's consumer health library and patient education center. The hospital also offers sleep areas for parents and siblings and a program that works with schools to keep young patients on track academically.
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.
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114