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

xpertise to deliver the best care."

Healthgrades 2013 Women's Health Excellence Award™
Hospitals recognized as Healthgrades 2013 Women's Health Excellence Award recipients have the potential to save women's lives. Given the biological and physiological differences between the genders, women tend to be more or less vulnerable to some conditions, exhibit different symptoms, or react differently to treatments and procedures. The Healthgrades report found that:

  • Women fare worse in the treatment of common cardiovascular diseases. For example, in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft procedure, women had a 36.9% higher risk of in-hospital mortality rate compared to men.
  • Women fare better in the treatment of bone and joint conditions. For example, in Hip Replacement procedure, women had a 29.9% lower risk of in-hospital complications compared to men.
  • Although women's risks for mortality in other common conditions is lower than that for men, more women than men were hospitalized for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (57.9%), Pneumonia (52.7%) and Stroke (53.3%). 

To help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance in women's health, Healthgrades evaluated hospitals from all 50 states and the District of Columbia for their performance in caring for women in 15 common hospital-based conditions and procedures from 2009 through 2011.  Compared to hospitals that performed in the bottom 10%, Healthgrades Women's Health Excellence Award recipients as a group had a 55% lower mortality rate across eight conditions and procedures and a 21% lower complication rate across seven conditions and procedures.[2]  If all hospitals nationwide performed at the level of the Healthgrades Women's Health Excellence Award hospitals:

  • 46,317 women's lives could have potentially been saved '/>"/>

SOURCE Healthgrades
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy recognizes Prime Therapeutics with two 2012 JMCP Award for Excellence Honorable Mentions
2. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cytomedix for its Pioneering System that Supports the Emerging Regenerative Therapies Market
3. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes KAERs Game-Changing Innovating Aerosol Drug Delivery Methods for High-Dose Respiratory Disease Therapeutics
4. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes GenePOCs Growth Backed by Strong Leadership and Technology Excellence
5. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ResearchDx for Its Impressive Performance in the Companion Diagnostics Sector
6. CLAAD Recognizes The Locking Cap as Top 5 Technology To Reduce Rx Abuse
7. CLAAD Recognizes SMART/Script as Top 5 Technology To Reduce Rx Abuse
8. MinuteClinic Recognizes National Nurse Practitioner Week and Invests in the Education and Advancement of Clinicians Across the U.S.
9. CareFusion Recognizes Best Of The Best U.S. Hospitals
10. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Terso Solutions, Inc. with 2012 Best Practices Award
11. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Rosetta Genomics for Its Strategic Excellence and Strong Contribution to Next-Generation Diagnostics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/2/2015)... , March 2, 2015 When someone gets ... head to a primary care physician or an urgent ... majority of the healthcare provided by doctors and medical ... works, but it,s not ideal in every circumstance. Though ... actually locations where occupants have higher chances of contracting ...
(Date:3/2/2015)...  Akron Children,s Hospital has been designated a Diagnostic ... of Radiology (ACR), making it the first hospital in ... hospital in the United States ... from the ACR as a DICOE provides validation that ... with national benchmarks," says Dr. Michael Rubin , ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... HOUSTON, TX , March 2, 2015 ... (TSX-V: EPI) today reported financial results for the first ... unless specified otherwise, are expressed in Canadian dollars and ... Summary Results ESSA recorded ... share) for the three months ended December 31, 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:House Call Medicine Helps Patients Receive Treatment While Avoiding the Hassles and Potential Risks of an Urgent Care Facility 2Akron Children's designated ACR Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence 2ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3ESSA Pharma Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4
(Date:3/3/2015)... Motion Graphics artist at ... new plugin FCPX3D Confetti designed exclusively for Final Cut ... using confetti particles inside FCPX,” said Christina Austin, CEO ... transition, users will have fun as they choose, drag, ... clip to the next with 3D tumbling or exploding ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2015 Formetco today announced the official ... The FTX uses state-of-the-art technology to deliver an outdoor ... owner satisfaction. An item of particular value, and ... 10 year LED Brightness Warranty. , Why the FTX ... superior billboard among any other billboard product in the ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Boston/Framingham (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Getting ... freezer section is the goal this March as the ... was designated by the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods ... food offers. Ian’s offers more than 20 delicious frozen ... exciting month. , The tasty frozen options are crafted ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Mirena IUD lawsuits ( http://www.mirenalawsuit2014.com/ ) ... by the long-acting birth control device continue to move ... according to Bernstein Liebhard LLP. In an Order ... on February 24th, the Court ruled that a Mirena ... pursue her lawsuit, which accuses Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals of ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Cutler Integrative Medicine a leader in ... gives cutting-edge tips to bring about self-renewal. A 30 ... body by first cleaning house. According to Dr. ... all Toxic.” Between environmental toxins like heavy metals, people’s ... our high stress levels, we all have a level ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A new Confetti Generator entitled FCPX3D Confetti was released today from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Formetco Launches Innovative LED Billboard System 2Health News:Take a Fresh Look at Frozen with Ian’s 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Court’s Decision to Allow Certain Claims to Stand in Mirena Injury Case 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Court’s Decision to Allow Certain Claims to Stand in Mirena Injury Case 3Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Court’s Decision to Allow Certain Claims to Stand in Mirena Injury Case 4Health News:Skin and Wellness Power Couple give Quick Tips to Self-Renewal for Spring 2
... the third of five papers in the PLoS Medicine ... Africa, Sara Bennett and Freddie Ssengooba this week discuss the ... from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore USA, and Dr Ssengooba ... basis for improving maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in ...
... induce specific epigenetic changes and gene mutations that may be ... online study published June 29 in the Journal of ... a risk factor for colorectal cancer, with a recent meta-analysis ... past are 18% more likely to develop colorectal cancer than ...
... TUESDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive control of ... disease for those with long-term type 2 diabetes who are ... it may have some other benefits, a new analysis suggests. ... a certain group of patients may slow progression of eye ...
... ... for employers who want to provide health benefits and control costs., , ... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, ... the largest independent insurance and employee benefits brokers in the Midwest, to offer customized ...
... use has decreased drastically over the last few decades, we ... Physicians (ACP) President, J. Fred Ralston, Jr., MD, FACP, said ... In Tobacco Control and Prevention, ACP called for a comprehensive ... actions being taken by states currently. "A comprehensive tobacco ...
... Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James ... (OSUCCC-James) have discovered how a substance that is ... block the proliferation of cancer cells. Compelling ... have anticancer effects and other health benefits, the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smoking-related colorectal cancer in older women is associated with molecularly-defined DNA changes 2Health News:Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk 2Health News:Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk 3Health News:Bloom Health and Christensen Group Partner Together to Deliver Innovative Solution 2Health News:Internists outline comprehensive federal strategy to control tobacco use 2Health News:Study shows how dietary supplement may block cancer cells 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: