CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication of its list, "100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs," which recognizes some of the most outstanding hospitals for women's health programs in the United States.
The 100 leaders of the great hospitals included in this list are presidents, CEOs and directors who have emphasized organizational excellence, patient safety, quality service, financial savvy and an appropriate management demeanor, all of which are even more vital as the healthcare industry goes through the transition of reform.
To compile this list, the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team utilized several resources, including clinical accolades, quality care and women's health proficiencies and awards. These hospitals have been recognized for excellence in women's health by several sources, including HHS and its National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health model, U.S. News & World Report, HealthGrades, the World Health Organization's and UNICEF's Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, Delta Group CareChex and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers. The following content should be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Recognized hospitals are free to note inclusion through marketing materials, website promotion, press releases and other media materials without paying a fee. Hospitals cannot pay to be included on this list and are presented in alphabetical order.
The 100 hospitals named to the list are as follows:
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.).
Anderson Hospital (Cincinnati).
Aspirus Wausau (Wis.) Hospital.
Aultman Hospital (Canton, Ohio).
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee).
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix).
Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis).
Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.).
Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center (Mechanicsville, Va.).
Boone Hospital Center (Columbia, Mo.).
Boston Medical Center.
Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston).
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Hospital.
Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Ill.).
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles).
Christiana Hospital (Wilmington, Del.).
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.).
Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.).
EMH Elyria (Ohio) Medical Center.
Emory University Hospital (Atlanta).
Evanston (Ill.) Hospital.
Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina, Minn.).
Flagler Hospital (St. Augustine, Fla.).
Florida Hospital (Orlando).
Glendale (Calif.) Memorial Hospital and Health Center.
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center (La Crosse, Wis.).
Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center.
Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach (Fla.).
Hutzel Women's Hospital (Detroit).
Hartford (Conn.) Hospital.
Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.).
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).
Huntington Hospital (Pasadena, Calif.).
Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis).
Ingalls Memorial Hospital (Harvey, Ill.).
Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.).
Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.).
Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore).
Kaiser Permanente Downey (Calif.) Medical Center.
Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California (Los Angeles).
Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital.
LDS Hospital (Salt Lake City).
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC (Pittsburgh).
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston).
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.).
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (Washington, D.C.).
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center (Houston).
Mercy Hospital (Miami).
Meriter Hospital (Madison, Wis.).
The Methodist Hospital (Houston).
Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center.
The Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City).
Munson Medical Center (Traverse City, Mich.).
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago).
NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City).
Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans).
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital (Portland).
Parkland Memorial Hospital (Dallas).
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia).
Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.).
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles).
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago).
Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital.
Scottsdale (Ariz.) Healthcare Shea Medical Center.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas (Calif.).
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.
Spartanburg (S.C.). Regional Medical Center.
Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.).
SSM St. Clare Health Center (Fenton, Mo.).
St. Elizabeth Edgewood (Ky.).
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center (Syracuse, N.Y.).
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Houston).
St. Luke's Hospital (Cedar Rapids, Iowa).
St. Vincent Women's Hospital (Indianapolis).
Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Palo Alto, Calif.).
Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.).
Sutter Medical Center (Sacramento, Calif.).
Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia).
University Hospital (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
University Hospital (Salt Lake City).
University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital (Cleveland).
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.
University of California San Francisco Medical Center.
University of California Irvine Medical Center (Orange).
University of Chicago Medical Center.
University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City).
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas).
University of Virginia Medical Center (Charlottesville, Va.).
University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle).
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.).
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.).
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (Columbus).
Winthrop-University Hospital (Mineola, N.Y.).
Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.).
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (Providence).
The Woman's Hospital of Texas (Houston).
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.
A full-length edition of the list can be found here: 100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs.
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