Three children’s hospitals in Minnesota are considered among the best.  U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking for best hospitals in the country, and one hospital in the Gopher State ranked among the best in the Midwest while two others ranked nationally in pediatric care.  According to reports, Mayo Clinic Children’s Center in Rochester tied for the ninth-best children’s hospital in the Midwest, coming in behind Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center which rolled in at number one.  Additionally, the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota also ranked in pediatric specialties.