Texas Children's Hospital
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|Texas Children's Hospital|
|Texas Children's Hospital Integrated Delivery System|
|Location||Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, United States|
|Affiliated university||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Emergency department||Pediatric Emergency Center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Texas|
With 639 licensed beds and 465 beds in operation, it is the largest children's hospital in the United States and is affiliated with the Baylor College of Medicine as that institution's primary pediatric training site.
It uses an enterprise data warehouse to monitor and report adherence to evidence-based guidelines and order sets on an ongoing basis.
Rankings and recognition
In 2011-12 U.S. News & World Report ranked Texas Children's Hospital among the top children's hospitals nationwide. It is designated on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll, which is reserved to those hospitals that rank in all 10 subspecialties surveyed.
The programs were rated as follows:
- #2 Respiratory Disorders
- #3 Cardiology and Heart Surgery
- #4 Cancer Texas Children's Cancer Center is ranked the #1 pediatric cancer center in Texas and the #4 in the nation
- #4 pulmonology 
- #4 Gastroenterology
- #4 Neurology and Neurosurgery
- #5 Nephrology (Kidney Disorders)
- #5 Neonatal Care
- #8 Urology
- #10 Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders
- #15 Orthopedics.
- Ralph Feigin, M.D. — Physician-in-Chief, 1977–2008, Texas Children's Hospital
- Mark Kline, M.D — Physician-in-Chief, 2008-Present, Texas Children's Hospital; Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; President of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI)
- David Poplack, M.D. — Director, Texas Children's Cancer Center, Professor of Pediatrics.
- Jennifer Arnold, M.D., a neonatologist on staff, profiled on the television series The Little Couple
- Charles Fraser, Jr., M.D., Surgeon-in-Chief, 2010-present
- Charles Mullins — TCH cardiologist (1970-2006); has been called "the father of modern interventional pediatric cardiology"
- David Vetter (1971–1984) - Severe Combined Immune Deficiency Syndrome (a.k.a. The Bubble Boy)
- "About Texas Children's Hospital". Retrieved 2007-10-12.
- "Best Hospitals 2007 Specialty Search: Pediatrics". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- "Children’s Hospital Employs Enterprise Data Warehouse To Support Multidisciplinary Improvement Teams, Leading to Higher Quality and Lower Costs". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
- U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital's Honor Roll Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Respiratory Disorders Hospitals Retrieved 11-05-2009
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Cardiology & Heart Surgery Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report Texas Children's Hospital Rankings . Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Pulmonology Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Gastroenterology Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Neurology & Neurosurgery Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Nephrology Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Neonatal Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Urology Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Diabetes & Endocrine Disorder Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- "U.S. News & World Report" Best Children's Orthopedics Hospitals Retrieved 06-02-2011
- Texas Medical Center News Remembering Ralph Feigin Retrieved 11-05-2009
- Houston Chronicle  Retrieved 04-11-2014
- "Dr. David Poplack Biography". Texas Children's Cancer Center.
- Hall, Robert J. (2007). "The “Father of Modern Interventional Pediatric Cardiology” retires". Texas Heart Institute Journal 34 (1): 1–2. Retrieved April 25, 2015.