Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Hospitals Earn Top Ranking for Third Year in a Row in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 Best Children’s Hospitals List

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest, most comprehensive hospital network, is proud to announce that the Hackensack Meridian Joseph M. Sanzari and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospitals – filed jointly under a single program – are ranked #1 in New Jersey for the third year in a row, and #10 in the Mid-Atlantic Region in the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals 2023-23 Rankings.

Large Study Identifies Risk Factors in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease

In a new study led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Nemours Children’s Health, researchers have overcome the obstacle of scale by analyzing electronic health record data from PEDSnet, a national multicenter pediatric network, to identify a large cohort of children with CKD, evaluate CKD progression, and examine clinical risk factors for kidney function decline. The findings were published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.