Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Rankings

Pediatrics: Neonatology

best Rank in This Specialty
#16
Overall Score in This Specialty
72.6 / 100

Reputation with specialists

Significant

50

Score: 9.1%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Use of infection-preventing measures

Significant

50

Score: 13

Significant: 8 to 14 out of 19

Prevention of ICU infections

Superior

100

Score: 3

Superior: 3 out of 3

Neonatal patient volume

Very high

100

Score: 19

Very high: 18 to 21 out of 21

Nurse-patient ratio

Superior

100

Score: 3.5

Superior: 3.1 and above

Nurse Magnet recognition

Certified for high nursing standards

Score: √

Commitment to best practices

Such as an average of 20 or fewer patients per physician

Superior

100

Score: 43

Superior: 41 to 50 out of 50

Heart-lung machine for newborns (ECMO)

Availability of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation services

Superior

100

Score: 5

Superior: 5 out of 5

Advanced clinical services

Such as a neonatal nutritionist

All

100

Score: 5

All: 4 or 5 out of 5

Clinical support services

Such as genetic testing and counseling

All

100

Score: 7

All: 7 out of 7

Advanced technologies

All

100

Score: 5

All: 5 out of 5

Specialized clinics and programs

Such as a craniofacial or spina bifida team

All

100

Score: 16

All: 16 out of 16

Patient and family services

Such as interpreters and child life specialists

All

100

Score: 15

All: 15 out of 15

Efforts to involve families

Superior

100

Score: 8

Superior: 8 out of 8

Commitment to quality improvement

Superior

100

Score: 11

Superior: 10 or 11 out of 11

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 neonatologists

Superior

100

Score: 16

Superior: 15 or 16 out of 16

Fellowship programs

Most

75

Score: 13

Most: 13 or 14 out of 15

Commitment to clinical research

Superior

100

Score: 4

Superior: 4 out of 4


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