A Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 Progress Report

Regular readers of this blog know that clinical data are by far the biggest factor in determining whether and where a pediatric center is ranked in any of the 10 Best Children's Hospitals specialties. In the current rankings, those data accounted for 75 percent of a hospital's score. To be evaluated by U.S. News, children's hospitals must supply us with raw numbers by completing a lengthy questionnaire. Enlisting their cooperation is therefore critical. And cooperate they do, more with each passing year.