HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion Ranked Best Pediatric Orthopedic Hospital in NY, NJ & CT


NEW YORK, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lerner Children’s Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Named Best Pediatric Orthopedic Hospital in the Tri-State Area, Ranking Among the Best in the 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 for 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 get back to what they need and love to do safely. trust.”

The 15the The annual ranking of the best children’s hospitals is the only comprehensive source of quality information on 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, Respirology and Surgery. pulmonary, and urology.

The American News Rankings of the best children’s hospitals are based on clinical data and an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The ranking methodology considers patient outcomes, such as patient safety and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices.

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

The measures originally selected for compiling this year’s list where the HSS played prominently include:

  • Adoption of health information technologies
  • Advanced technology
  • Commitment to research
  • Commitment to quality improvement
  • Steps to involving families
  • Full-Time Sub-Specialist
  • Patient and Family Services
  • Nursing staff
  • Nurse Magnet Recognition
  • Specialty clinics and programs
  • Use of infection prevention measures
  • Speed ​​and success with complex fractures

“HSS is solely focused on providing the safest and most advanced musculoskeletal care,” said Bryan T. Kelly, MD, Chief Surgeon and Medical Director at HSS. “Our team of pediatric specialists are dedicated to performing, researching and teaching the latest techniques and treatments for children, in a safe and calming environment.”

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

About RSS

HSS is the world’s first academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its heart is the Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked #1 in Orthopedics nationally (for the 11th consecutive year), #4 in Rheumatology by US News & World Report (2020-2021), and Best Orthopedic Hospital Pediatrics of NY, NJ and CT by US News & World Report “Best Hospitals for Children” (2021-2022). HSS is ranked #1 worldwide in orthopedics by Newsweek (2020-2021). Founded in 1863, the hospital has the lowest complication and readmission rates in the nation for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first in New York State receive five consecutive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Standard total knee replacement surgery 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 StateAs good as inside Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS is at the forefront of research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute includes 20 laboratories and 300 staff members who focus on advancing musculoskeletal health through the prevention of tissue degeneration, repair and regeneration. 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, college students and consumers in more than 130 countries. The institution collaborates with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class SSS care more widely available nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.

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