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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Receives 2019–2020 U.S. News & World Report Honors for Cancer and Pulmonology
St. Petersburg, Fla. – June 18, 2019 – U.S. News & World Report named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation for its cancer and pulmonology programs. Both specialty areas ranked #44 on the 2019–20 Best Children’s Hospitals list. Johns Hopkins All Children’s was the only children’s hospital on Florida’s West Coast to make the list.
“Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is honored to receive this recognition. Our cancer and pulmonology specialists care for some of the region’s most medically complex children, and we are grateful for this recognition of their hard work,” says Tom Kmetz, interim president of the hospital. “Within these areas and across the entire hospital, our staff is committed to delivering high-quality, safe care to our young patients and their families.”
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, which is another member of the Johns Hopkins Health System, ranked in 10 specialty areas, placing them on the Best Children's Hospitals 2019–20 Honor Roll. Since joining the Johns Hopkins Health System in 2011, specialists at All Children’s have been collaborating with their colleagues in Baltimore on a variety of treatment and research initiatives.
In a note to all Johns Hopkins Medicine employees, Paul B. Rothman, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Kevin W. Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, congratulated both hospitals on their efforts. “The pediatric care at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is among the best in the nation. We want to thank the caregivers and staff members at both hospitals for their commitment to clinical excellence and patient- and family-centered care.”
For a complete list of the 2019–20 Best Children’s Hospitals and details about the ranking methodology, please visit the U.S. News & World Report website.
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org.