St. Jude is recognized as the children's cancer hospital No. 1 in the U.S.St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been recognized as the best children's cancer hospital in the country in the category of Best Pediatric Hospitals 2010-2011 published by U.S. News & World Report. St. Jude received the best rating for the quality of your care. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center that has been designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (National Cancer Institute), and is an international resource for physicians and scientists.
"This nomination is a great recognition for our organization, but even more important for the medical faculty and staff of St. Jude who dedicate their time, talent and lives to the patients we see every day, " said Dr. William E . Evan, executive director of St. Jude.
This year the hospital was rated in three different areas: reputation, medical outcomes such as cancer survival and indicators of the quality of medical care as the number of patients, nursing staff and other factors.
Qualifications for the Best Pediatric Hospitals 2010-2011 are available at / childrenshospitals . They will also be published in the August print issue of U.S. News & World Report.
St. Jude is internationally recognized for its pioneering research and treatment of children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and countries around the world. Since its founding in 1962, St. Jude has developed protocols that have brought survival rates for childhood cancers from less than 20 percent to almost 80 percent today. St. Jude is the national coordinating center of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium) and the Study of Childhood Cancer Survivors (Childhood Cancer Survivor Study). St. Jude is also a leader in the study of sickle cell disease and is recognized internationally for its medical research about influenza.
St. Jude was founded by entertainer Danny Thomas died, shares his free medical discoveries with the medical community worldwide and publishes more research articles than any other center pediatric cancer research in the United States. St. Jude treats more than 5, 700 patients each year and is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance.
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"If you can afford it, it's the best health care system in the world, but, increasingly, people aren't able to afford it," says Clyde Bishop, a retired research scientist in Wilmington, Del growing unease in America about the rising cost of health care, confusion about the causes, and a desire for major reform. But it also found a distaste for giving anything up to achieve sweeping changes
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