Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Rankings

Pediatrics: Urology

best Rank in This Specialty
#50
Overall Score in This Specialty
46.8 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Modest

25

Score: 0.6%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Prevention of surgical complications

Very good

75

Score: 15

Very good: 15 or 16 out of 18

Prevention of urinary tract infections

Minimal

0.1

Score: 0

Minimal: 0 out of 3

Use of infection-preventing measures

Superior

100

Score: 18

Superior: 18 or 19 out of 19

Urology patient volume

Very high

100

Score: 17

Very high: 14 or 24 out of 24

Surgery volume

Average

50

Score: 14

Average: 11 to 15 out of 20

Minimally invasive procedure volume

Low

5

Score: 5

Low: 1 to 5 out of 12

Nurse-patient ratio

Superior

100

Score: 3.9

Superior: 3.1 and above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Such as tracking surgical infections

Superior

100

Score: 9

Superior: 8 or 9 out of 9

Advanced clinical services

Such as shock-wave lithotripsy

Most

75

Score: 4

Most: 4 out of 5

Clinical support services

Such as dedicated surgical ICU

All

100

Score: 9

All: 9 out of 9

Advanced technologies

All

100

Score: 3.00

All: 3 out of 3

Specialized clinics and programs

Such as for abnormal urination

All

100

Score: 6

All: 6 out of 6

Patient and family services

Such as interpreters and child life specialists

All

100

Score: 8

All: 8 out of 8

Efforts to involve families

Superior

100

Score: 7

Superior: 7 out of 7

Commitment to quality improvement

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 9 or 10 out of 10

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 urologists

Very good

75

Score: 11

Very good: 10 or 11 out of 12

Fellowship program

Score: √

Commitment to clinical research

High

100

Score: 3

High 3 out of 3


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