Johns Hopkins All Children's International Patient Services

Why Choose Johns Hopkins All Children's

At Johns Hopkins All Children’s, physicians routinely work together across specialties to provide our patients with care tailored to their needs.

At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, more than 250 physicians provide expert, compassionate care in a wide range of specialties. Our physicians work together across specialties to provide our patients with treatment that addresses every aspect of their condition to meet their individual care needs.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital ranks as the top pediatric hospital on Florida’s west coast, according to 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospital rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital rates among the nation’s best in five specialties, according to the rankings, with the highest ranking in Florida for neonatology and as the only hospital in Florida to rank in nephrology.

As a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine—a leader in treatment, research and education—Johns Hopkins All Children's is able to provide its patients with access to the latest treatments and technologies. For more information on the care we offer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, see our medical programs and services.

Patient- and Family-Centered Care

We believe parents are essential members of their child’s care team, and that your child is best served by directly involving you and your family throughout your child’s treatment. Our medical team will answer all of your questions and help you to make informed decisions about your child’s care. We encourage you to ask questions and we will have open, honest discussions with you regarding your child’s plan of care.

All of the equipment and services in our hospital are designed especially for children. Our 259-bed hospital is designed to provide an ideal healing environment for your child. Nearly every patient room is an individual room, giving families privacy and a calm, quiet environment.

We strive to help our patients and their families feel as comfortable as possible during their stay. Our Child Life specialists use developmental, educational and therapeutic interventions and play to help patients and their families cope with illness, injury, treatment and hospitalization. Our team works closely with families and health care staff to support each child’s physical and emotional needs during their medical experience. We also offer spacious rooms and playrooms, made-to-order meals especially for children, sunny terraces and comfortable spaces, and computers for patients’ and parents’ use.

In many areas of the hospital, parents can choose to stay overnight in their child's room. Three houses operated by Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities also offer modern hotel-style rooms available on our campus for a small daily fee. A member of our international patient coordinator team can assist you with these reservations.

Innovation and Education

Founded in 1926, Johns Hopkins All Children’s was the first children’s hospital in the state of Florida. We have continued to grow and remain at the leading edge of pediatric treatment and research.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital became a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2011. Johns Hopkins All Children’s is the only U.S. hospital outside of the Baltimore/Washington, D.C., area to achieve this distinction. It is also the only hospital on Florida’s west coast totally devoted to children’s care—a leader in pediatric treatment, education, research and advocacy.

Johns Hopkins All Children's trains tomorrow's leaders in the field of pediatrics. We also share our knowledge with physicians from across the United States and many other countries through educational programs on the latest approaches to treatment and prevention.

In 2018, Johns Hopkins All Children’s opened its Research and Education Building, designed to promote collaboration and innovation to impact the future of pediatric care. The Research and Education Building houses our institutes, grant-funded scientists, innovative graduate medical education programs, the cutting-edge Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education, and accredited pediatric biorepository. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is home to more than 350 research studies, including the landmark iPICS and PREDICT studies aimed at new understanding of chronic and acute health conditions to develop tailored treatment approaches.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s is working with The Nightwatch Foundation to bring best practices to hospitals in Central America and the Caribbean. The hospital spearheads the educational component of the program, training nurses in essential low-cost practices proven to have a strong positive impact on the survival rate of pre-term babies.

Our pilot program is the first step to reducing neonatal mortality in these highly affected areas. The course focuses on enhancing nurses’ technical skills and knowledge of patient- and family-centered care. The first class in 2018 trained nine neonatal nurses from three hospitals in Guatemala City.
 

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