HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion ranked best pediatric orthopedic hospital in NY, NJ and CT


NEW YORK, June 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lerner Children’s Pavilion at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) named best pediatric orthopedic hospital in tri-state region, ranking among top nation for 2021-2022 US News and World Reports List of “Best Children’s Hospitals”.

“We pride ourselves on providing the most advanced and comprehensive care to young patients with musculoskeletal disorders,” said Louis A. Shapiro, President and CEO of HSS. “This recognition demonstrates the commitment of our pediatric specialists to doing what is best for each patient and their family, so they can return to what they need and love to do with confidence.”

The 15the The annual ranking of the best children’s hospitals is the only comprehensive source of information on the quality of pediatric centers in the country. These rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric institutions in the United States in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and cardiac surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and surgery. pulmonary, and urology.

The US News The rankings of the best children’s hospitals are based on clinical data and an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The ranking methodology takes into account patient outcomes, such as patient safety and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and adherence to best practices.

“When selecting a hospital for pediatric orthopedic care, safety, quality and personalized treatment are of the utmost importance to families,” said Roger F. Widmann, MD, Head of the Department of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at HSS. “These measures remain at the center of everything we do, when diagnosing and caring for children with musculoskeletal disorders, to get them back to the activities they enjoy the most.”

The selected actions that prompted the compilation of this year’s list where the RSS has played a leading role include:

  • Adoption of health information technologies
  • Advanced technology
  • Commitment to research
  • Commitment to quality improvement
  • Steps to involve families
  • Full-time sub-specialist
  • Patient and family services
  • Nursing staffing
  • Nurse Magnet Recognition
  • Clinics and specialized programs
  • Use of infection prevention measures
  • Speed ​​and success with complex fractures

“HSS is only focused on providing the safest and most advanced musculoskeletal care,” said Bryan T. Kelly, MD, chief surgeon and medical director of HSS. “Our team of pediatric specialists are dedicated to carrying out, researching and teaching the latest techniques and treatments for children, in a safe and healing environment.”

There have been over 44,000 pediatric visits to the HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion to be treated by dedicated surgeons, physicians, anesthetists, radiologists, nurses and social workers. His Leon’s root MD, Motion Analysis Laboratory and the Child Life program are among the unique features.

About HSS

HSS is the world’s first academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its heart is Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked nationally # 1 in Orthopedics (for the 11th consecutive year), # 4 in Rheumatology by US News & World Report (2020-2021) and New York’s Best Pediatric Orthopedic Hospital. York, NJ and CT by US News & World Report list “Best Children’s Hospitals” (2021-2022). HSS is ranked # 1 worldwide in orthopedics by Newsweek (2020-2021). Founded in 1863, the hospital has the country’s lowest complication and readmission rates for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first to New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center five consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. A subsidiary of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long island and Westchester County regions of New York State, As well as inside Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS is a leader in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members who are dedicated to the advancement of musculoskeletal health through the prevention of degeneration, repair and regeneration of tissues. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was established in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapies and devices. The HSS Education Institute is a trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal knowledge and research for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, university interns, and consumers in more than 130 countries. The institution works with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely available nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.

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