By the Numbers

* "By the Numbers" data for January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022, in line with the last U.S. News and World Report Survey 

  • Increased sleep lab capacity utilization to 90% 
  • 96.9th percentile nationwide for screening for Cystic Fibrosis-related diabetes 
  • 74.4th percentile at performing bone densitometry in patients with cystic fibrosis
  • 63.3% of patients with Cystic Fibrosis with 4 visits, 4 cultures, 2 PFTs
  • Accredited 30-plus years by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Pulmonology Outcomes graphic.

Awards and Achievements

Best Children's Hospitals - US News & World Report - Pulmonology

  • Respiratory therapy received its third APEX Recognition Award from the American Association for Respiratory Care, distinguishing it as the sole program in Arkansas and one of only five children’s hospital programs nationwide to achieve this recognition 
  • Accredited Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) center 
  • Pediatrics Sleep Center, accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) 
  • Ranked top quartile by National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry Report: Pediatric programs, Cystic Fibrosis-related diabetes, bone density screenings 
  • Specialized care for asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and pulmonary complications of Sickle Cell, neurological and neuromuscular disorders