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Top-Ranked Pediatric Hospitals for Neonatology

These are the 50 top-ranked neonatal centers. Nurse staffing in neonatal intensive care units, ability to prevent bloodstream infections and patient volume were among the factors making up 75 percent of the score, based mostly on data from a U.S. News survey of children's hospitals. The other 25 percent reflects how many of 450 pediatric neonatologists surveyed in 2011, 2012 and 2013 recommended the hospital.

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National Rank Hospital U.S. News Score
#41

Children's Medical Center Dallas-Parkland Memorial Hospital

Dallas, TX

50.1 / 100
#42

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Ann Arbor, MI

49.0 / 100
#43

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hartford, CT

48.6 / 100
#44

Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health

Indianapolis, IN

47.8 / 100

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#45

SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

47.2 / 100
#46

Levine Children's Hospital

Charlotte, NC

46.4 / 100
#47

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Kansas City, MO

45.9 / 100
#48

Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJ Univ. Hosp.

New Brunswick, NJ

45.7 / 100
#49

Wolfson Children's Hospital

Jacksonville, FL

45.4 / 100
#50

Arkansas Children's Hospital

Little Rock, AR

45.0 / 100

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Gold — Nationally Ranked: hospitals that excel in difficult cases in one or more specialties.

Silver — High-Performing: hospitals in the tier just below nationally ranked Best Hospitals.

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