Nationally Ranked Hospital
Shands Children's Hospital at the University of Florida is a medium-sized children's center that admits about 140 children a day. As a Nurse Magnet facility, this Gainesville hospital is recognized for nursing excellence. Its parent institution is Shands at the University of Florida. Parents, patients, and siblings can check out the family resource centers, where they can relax and use the hospital computers.
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.
Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida
1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608