Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center – Ranked Number Three in the U.S.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
 is a top-rated hospital in the U.S and was recently ranked #3 in the nation (among 200 other pediatric hospitals) and #1 for treatment of lung-related illnesses by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital placed in the top 10 for all pediatric specialties in this new ranking report. (This is the fifth consecutive year that the hospital has ranked among the top 3 U.S. pediatric hospitals.) See the report here.

What’s new at Children’s Hospital? A new research tower! The building is over 200 feet tall and houses research offices, laboratories and an outpatient center. This building was funded in part by the Neil Armstrong family and the top floor is named in memory of him. Read more about The Clinical Sciences Pavilion here.

Watch a time-lapse video as the building was constructed:


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center was established in 1883. It has grown from a small hospital to a multi-site medical center that treats and cares for children worldwide.

The Cincinnati area is fortunate to have such a great hospital with fine doctors, nurses and other staff who looking after children’s health needs.

Ryan Seacrest Opens A Studio at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is one of the best in the nation and now is able to boast having a broadcast studio in its main concourse.

Watch a video about the studio from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center here:

The Ryan Seacrest Foundation created the studio that offers closed-circuit radio and television programs allow patients to interact from their hospital rooms. Kids will enjoy children’s programs, game shows and interviews with celebrities.

Ryan Seacrest iappeared for the ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 18, 2013!

About The Ryan Seacrest Foundation
Ryan Seacrest established his family foundation as a way to lift the spirits of hospitalized children by allowing them to interact with the shows and possibly meet some entertainment stars. It’s focus is on the positive healing process for the children.

Read more former blog posts about Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center here and here.

A Personal Note
This blogger has a very warm heart for Children’s Hospital. My brother had spinal meningitis when he was very young. He recovered from this very frightening medical situation under the care of the staff of the hospital. We are very lucky to have such a great hospital in our region taking good care of all of our youth and it is very deserving to have the new Seacrest Studio!

Cincinnati Hospitals Are Among the Most Wired in the U.S.


Greater Cincinnati is lucky to have so many fine hospitals with national reputations in the region. Recently, three area hospital groups were  recognized as among the “most wired” in the United States:

Hospitals & Health Networks published an article about a study that focused on the medical institutions using technology to improve patient documentation, lessen errors, and prepare for power outages and disasters.

Read the article, 2013 Most Wired, here.


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Ranks Number Three Nationally


U.S. News & World Report has released its Best Children’s U.S. Hospitals rankings and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ranked number three in the nation for the third year in a row.

The report also ranked Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as number one for cancer as well as in the top 10 for all of the subspecialty categories.


  • Cancer – #1
  • Nephrology – #2
  • Pulmonology – #2
  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery – #5
  • Orthopaedics – #3
  • Urology – #3
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery – #4
  • Cardiology and heart surgery – #5
  • Diabetes and endocrinology- #6
  • Neonatology – #14

Read Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s thoughts about this report here.


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Rated #3 in U.S.

Parents Magazine has ranked the “10 Best Children’s Hospitals” in the United States and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) has been named the third best per a survey to hospitals.

CCHMC also ranked high for pediatric sub-specialty care:

  • #1 Ranking for its lung (pulmonary) care
  • #2 Ranking for emergency care
  • #2 Ranking for orthopedic care
  • #3 Ranking for cancer care
  • #3 Ranking for premier care

The survey will be published in the March 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

Read more about the survey and CCHMC here.

Great Hospital Care in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

US News & World Report has published its Best Hospitals 2013 report and noted several area hospitals as among those best.

The Christ Hospital was nationally ranked #44 in diabetic care and #40 in orthopedics. This hospital also ranked #5 in Ohio and #1 in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ranked in the top 10 for 10 specialties:

  • Neonatology – #1
  • Pulmonology – #2
  • Cancer – #3
  • Gastrocenterology – #3
  • Nephrology – #3
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery – #4
  • Orthopedics – #4
  • Urology – #4
  • Diabetes/Endocrinology – #5
  • Cardiology/Heart Surgery – #8

Other area hospitals ranking high in their specialities:

  • University Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio) –  12 specialties
  • St. Elizabeth Edgewood (Edgewood, Kentucky) – 10 specialties
  • Good Samaritan Hospital  (Cincinnati, Ohio) –  9 specialties
  • Jewish Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio) –  8 specialties
  • Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio) –  7 specialties
  • St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas (Fort Thomas, Kentucky) – 3 specialities
  • Fort Hamilton Hospital (Hamilton, Ohio) – 1 speciality
  • St. Elizabeth Florence (Florence, Kentucky) -1 specialty

See details about these rankings.

Cincinnati is "Home" to 3 Top-Rated Hospitals!

Need a doctor? Move to Cincinnati, Ohio!

Three of Cincinnati’s hospitals have recently been rated among the country’s best in the US News & World Report 2011-2012 Best Hospitals Ranking. The hospitals include: University Hospital, Christ Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Read more details about the rankings here.