We are frequently honored for excellence in pediatric care.
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health is widely recognized as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country. We are proud of the top-quality care that we provide and of the rankings and awards that it brings. [JR1] The skilled healthcare professionals, innovative clinical trials and advanced equipment and techniques at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health all serve one purpose: to improve the health of children.
Nationally-ranked in all 10 categories by U.S.News & World Report – again
Riley Hospital at IU Health is honored to be ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S.News & World Report. In 2013-14, for the third year in a row, we have been ranked in 10 out of 10 categories. We remain the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana.
In addition, we rank among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country and eight out of ten of our specialty programs are ranked in the top 25. The following ten specialties at Riley at IU Health are recognized in the 2013-14 edition of U.S.News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals:
Our nursing excellence puts us in elite company.
Riley at IU Health was recently reawarded Magnet status [Link to http://iuhealth.org/about-iu-health/magnet-designation], a national designation recognizing excellence in nursing services and clinical care. The recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is a seal of approval for quality nursing care. It means you can be assured that at Riley at IU Health, the nurses who care for your child love their work and know how to perform to the highest standards.
Fewer than 7 percent of U.S. hospitals achieve Magnet status. We’ve held the designation since 2006. Being a Magnet hospital means adhering to a rigorous set of nursing standards and committing to continual improvement. Hospitals that achieve this honor consistently show better patient outcomes.
To be considered for the honor, hospitals must excel in 14 areas known as the Forces of Magnetism. Among them are:
- Quality of nursing leadership.
- Management style.
- Quality of care.
- Quality improvement.
Our patients and their families are cared for by talented and dedicated nurses who are committed to upholding our high standards of care. We commit to hiring top-quality nurses and supporting them as they develop their careers.
The best physicians in Indiana are at Riley at IU Health.
Your child will always be in good hands when seeing a physician at Riley at IU Health. More than 80 percent of Indiana’s top doctors practice at IU Health, according to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly has committed itself to the identification of top primary care and specialist physicians across the country for more than two decades. It bases its selections on peer nominations and the research of its physician-led staff.