Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Rankings

Pediatrics: Nephrology

best Rank in This Specialty
#2
Overall Score in This Specialty
98.8 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Very strong

100

Score: 63.9%

Very strong: 50.0% and above

Survival after kidney transplant

At one and three years

Very high

100

Score: 23

Very high: 23 or 24 out of 24

Managing dialysis patients

Lab tests and survival

Superior

100

Score: 20

Superior: 19 or 20 out of 20

Preventing biopsy complications

Average

50

Score: 2

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

Use of infection-preventing measures

Superior

100

Score: 41

Superior: 41 to 44 out of 44

Prevention of ICU infections

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 or 6 out of 6

Prevention of dialysis-related infections

Very high

100

Score: 12

Very high: 11 or 12 out of 12

Prevention of pressure ulcers

Pressure over a bone or from central lines, masks and other devices can cause the skin to break down

Superior

100

Score: 3

Superior: 3 out of 3

Nephrology patient volume

Average

50

Score: 24

Average: 19 to 26 out of 36

Catheter procedure volume

High

75

Score: 12

High: 11 to 13 out of 15

Dialysis volume

High

75

Score: 13

High: 12, 13, or 14 out of 18

Kidney biopsy volume

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4 or 5 out of 9

Kidney transplant volume

Very high

100

Score: 5

Very high: 5 or 6 out of 6

Nurse-patient ratio

Superior

100

Score: 3.7

Superior: 3.1 and above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Such as nurses formally trained in pediatric dialysis

Superior

100

Score: 26

Superior: 25 to 27 out of 27

Transplants to dialysis patients

Percent getting a kidney in last two years

Average

50

Score: 5

Average: 4 to 6 out of 12

Advanced clinical services

Such as different dialysis options

All

100

Score: 8

All: 8 out of 8

Clinical support services

Such as pediatric ICU

All

100

Score: 9

All: 9 out of 9

Advanced technologies

Such as different dialysis options

Score: √

Patient and family services

Such as interpreters and child life specialists

All

100

Score: 12

All: 12 out of 12

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 nephrologists

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Fellowship program

Score: √

Commitment to clinical research

Superior

100

Score: 10

Superior: 10 out of 10


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