Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

Rankings

Pediatrics: Orthopedics

best Rank in This Specialty
#29
Overall Score in This Specialty
68.3 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Modest

25

Score: 0.7%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Preventing surgical complications

Superior

100

Score: 12

Superior: 11 or 12 out of 12

Use of infection-preventing measures

Superior

100

Score: 21

Superior: 21 to 23 out of 23

Orthopedics patient volume

Average

50

Score: 11

Average: 11 to 20 out of 30

Procedure volume

Low

5

Score: 23

Low: 1 to 29 out of 48

Nurse-patient ratio

Average

50

Score: 2.5

Average: 2.3-​2.5

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Such as protocols to limit radiation from imaging

Very good

75

Score: 18

Very good: 16 to 20 out of 21

Advanced clinical services

Such as a pediatric trauma center

Most

75

Score: 5

Most: 5 out of 6

Clinical support services

Such as 24/7 acute pain program

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 muscular dystrophy and sports injuries

Most

75

Score: 8

Most: 7 or 8 out of 9

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: 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 orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons

Very good

75

Score: 15

Very good: 14 or 15 out of 16

Fellowship program

Score: √

Commitment to clinical research

Score: √


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