Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Rankings

Pediatrics: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

best Rank in This Specialty
#32
Overall Score in This Specialty
59.5 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Three-year liver transplant survival

Average

50

Score: 1

Average: 1 or 2 out of 3

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

Use of infection-preventing measures

Very good

75

Score: 21

Very good: 18 to 24 out of 27

Prevention of ICU infections

Very good

75

Score: 5

Very good: 4 or 5 out of 6

Gastroenterology & GI surgery patient volume

High

75

Score: 45

High: 41 to 55 out of 60

Surgery volume

High

75

Score: 6

High: 6 or 7 out of 8

Nonsurgical procedure volume

Average

50

Score: 12

Average: 8 to 14 out of 21

Nurse-patient ratio

Superior

100

Score: 3.3

Superior: 3.1 and above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Superior

100

Score: 4

Superior: 4 out of 4

Liver transplant program

Accreditation and number of patients

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 4

Advanced clinical services

Such as celiac disease support group

All

100

Score: 9

All: 9 out of 9

Clinical support services

Such as 24/7 acute pain program

All

100

Score: 10

All: 10 out of 10

Advanced technologies

All

100

Score: 11

All: 11 out of 11

Specialized clinics and programs

Such as for obesity management

All

100

Score: 9

All: 9 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: 13

Superior: 13 to 15 out of 15

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 gastroenterologists

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Fellowship program

Score: √

Commitment to clinical research

Superior

100

Score: 4

Superior: 4 out of 4


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