University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s one of America’s best according to U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

CLEVELAND – June 14, 2022 – University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2022-23 by U.S. News & World Report. UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in nine specialties, five of which rank in the top 25.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized as a top children’s hospital in our state and in the nation,” says Patti DePompei, RN, MSN, President, UH Rainbow and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital and Rainbow Babies & Children's Foundation Chair in Leadership and Innovation. “Each year these rankings are a testament to our incredibly talented team of caregivers. Their unwavering devotion to our patients and their families near and far, in person and in these last year’s virtually is truly something to behold.”
In total, UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties including neonatology (10), diabetes & endocrinology (15), orthopedics (17), pulmonology (17), cancer (25), nephrology (36), gastroenterology & GI surgery (37), urology (39), and cardiology & heart surgery (45).
“These rankings represent our efforts to continuously improve outcomes and deliver the highest quality patient experience for families in Cleveland and beyond,” says Marlene Miller, MD, MSc, Pediatrician-in-Chief, University Hospitals and Chair, Department of Pediatrics at UH Rainbow and Marsha L. Antonucci Distinguished Chair of Pediatrics. “Our depth of services and comprehensive care plans are unmatched – from the most fragile of newborns in our NICU to the teenagers managing a chronic disease. I am proud be a part of UH Rainbow Babies & Children.”
The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 16th year, are designed to assist patients, their families and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.
The Best Children's Hospitals methodology factors objective measures such as patient outcomes, including mortality and infection rates, as well as health equity and available clinical resources and compliance with best practices. To calculate the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, U.S. News gathered relevant data from children’s hospitals in early 2022 and from pediatric physicians and other healthcare organizations as well as available clinical resources, compliance with best practices, and efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion among patients and staff in 2022.
RTI International, a North Carolina-based research and consulting firm, collected and analyzed data from 119 children’s hospitals and surveyed thousands of pediatric specialists. More than 100 pediatric specialists and other experts provided input through methodology working groups. 
For more information, visit Best Children’s Hospitals and use #BestHospitals on Facebook and Twitter.

About University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Internationally renowned, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a full-service children’s hospital and pediatric academic medical center with experts in 16 medical divisions and 11 surgical specialties who offer nationally ranked care not available at other institutions in the region, including a center dedicated to adolescent and young adult cancer treatment and Northeast Ohio’s only single-site provider of advanced maternal fetal medicine and neonatology services. As an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the region, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital offers access to novel therapies, advanced technologies and clinical discoveries long before they are available nationwide. Rainbow pediatric specialists – all of whom also serve on the faculty at the School of Medicine – are engaged in today’s most advanced clinical research and are widely regarded as the best in the nation – and in some specialties, the best in the world. Learn more at
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives and communities. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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