Awards & Accreditations

  • The Joint CommissionThe Joint Commission Accreditation Logo

    The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals

  • Children’s Hospital New Orleans has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2022-23 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 16th year, are designed to assist families and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions. Learn more >>
  • Nursing Magnet Recognition Program certification

  • In February 2021, Children’s Hospital New Orleans celebrated achievement of the nationalMagnet Recognition Program® certification, a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and excellence in patient care. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence.
  • Newsweek’s Best Specialty Hospitals in the World for Pediatrics

  • In October 2021, Children’s Hospital was named, for the very first time, to Newsweek’s roster of ‘Best Specialty Hospitals in the World for Pediatrics’. In the 2022 rankings, Children’s Hospital New Orleans was the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to be recognized. This first-ever ranking reflects the hospital’s unwavering commitment to provide the best possible care to all kids, and only kids, in Louisiana and the Gulf South. Learn more >>

  • Children's Hospital Association (CHA)Children's Hospital Association logo

    Children’s Hospital is a member of The Children’s Hospital Association which works with 220 member hospitals to develop forward-thinking solutions for children’s health care, backed by 50 years of collaboration. CHA focuses its collective efforts in areas of greatest impact and aggregated strength: policy, quality and safety best practices, and analytics to inform decision-making of clinicians, policy-makers, payers and providers.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities logo

    Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, also known as CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. Children’s Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation program is recognized for ongoing innovation and standards of performance.

  • Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS)The Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety National Children’s Network logo

    The Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety National Children’s Network represents the most herculean effort to date by children’s hospitals to create a universally safe and healing environment for all children who are in our care. Children’s Hospital is proud to be one of 80+ children’s hospitals who share the vision that no child will ever experience serious harm while we are trying to heal them.