Nationally Ranked Hospital
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas admits roughly 100 patients each day, considered on the low side for a pediatric center. Located in Austin, the hospital's nursing excellence is indicated through its Nurse Magnet status. At the family resource center, patients and their families can explore a collection of both health-related and recreational books and DVDs and use computers with Internet access. The hospital is part of University Medical Center Brackenridge.
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.
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
4900 Mueller Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723