Children’s hospitals get nod

Two North State children’s hospitals recognized by U.S. News and World Report

Pediatric orthopedics programs at two North State children’s hospitals were jointly ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

The magazine’s top 50 children’s orthopedics programs in the nation for 2013-14 included a conjunctive effort from Northern California’s Shriners Hospitals for Children and the UC Davis Children’s Hospital, according to a Shriners press release. Both of the hospitals are located minutes from downtown Sacramento.

“We have worked hard, and successfully, with UC Davis to form relationships that strengthen all our programs and, most important, enhance the quality of care available to children and families in our region,” said Margaret Bryan, administrator and CEO of Shriners Hospitals for Children—Northern California.