Children's Hospital of Philly ranked #1 UPI 2/5/2013 5:25:22 AM NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was ranked the top children's hospital in the United States, officials of Parents magazine said. Hospitals were ranked by Parents editors with input from a team of medical advisers based on their responses to detailed questions in the following areas: survival rates for childhood cancer, pediatric heart disease, and other critical conditions; their experience in performing certain complex procedures; the depth of the research program; safeguards to prevent medical errors; staffing ratios and quality; community outreach; and services that address the emotional needs of families of outpatients and inpatients. The remaining Top 10 pediatric hospitals included: -- Boston Children's Hospital. -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. -- Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. -- Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colo. -- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UP MC. -- Texas Children's Hospital, Houston. -- University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor. -- Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus. -- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. "Making an informed decision about your child's health care can be overwhelming, especially in the face of a serious illness," Dana Points, editor in chief of Parents, said in a statement. "We created this guide with the hope of making it easier to find a great hospital when you need one most."