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Healthgrades Recognizes Top Hospitals in Treatment of Maternity Care, Gynecologic Surgery and Women's Health
Date:6/18/2013

vide all-payer state data representing 55% of all hospital discharges in the U.S. for years 2009 through 2011. Maternity Care ratings are based on the analysis and equal weighting of the following factors:

  • Maternal complication rate among women undergoing vaginal deliveries
  • Maternal complication rate among women undergoing C-sections
  • Number of newborn deliveries adjusted for low birth weight
  • Newborn risk-adjusted mortality

The variation in hospital performance can make a difference in terms of clinical outcomes. The Healthgrades report highlights that patients treated at 5-star rated hospitals had 55% fewer complications during a vaginal childbirth delivery and 77% fewer during a C-section delivery than those treated at 1-star rated hospitals.

Healthgrades 2013 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award
Gynecologic surgery includes surgery on the female reproductive system to treat benign tumors, cancer, infertility, incontinence, and various other conditions. Hysterectomy accounted for the majority (75.4%) of all procedures evaluated. To help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance in gynecologic surgery, Healthgrades analyzed patient outcome data for all patients (all-payer data) provided by 18 individual states representing 55% of all hospital discharges in the U.S. for years 2009 through 2011.  

"One of the disheartening findings in this report is that only 30% of hysterectomies are done using minimally invasive surgery (vaginal or laparoscopic), yet evidence suggests that 90% of hysterectomies can be performed this way[1], reducing pain, hospitals stays, disability and scarring," said Archelle Georgiou, MD, a strategic advisor to Healthgrades. "Women need to 'lean in,' taking personal responsibility for their own health which includes selecting the right doctor with the right e
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