Cedar Rapids Gazette: The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital has ranked among the nation’s top 50 in seven of 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s new 2022-23 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings out today — its best showing since 2016. In U.S. News’ second year ranking children’s hospitals within states and regions — in addition to nationally — the UI Children’s Hospital maintained its No. 1 spot in Iowa and as the state’s only children’s hospital ranked nationally. It also improved from No. 15 to No. 12 in the Midwest region.