Morgantown, Wisconsin – Mon Health Medical Center recently received the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award for the third consecutive year from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive physician and hospital information. Mon Health Medical Center was the only hospital in West Virginia to receive this designation.
For this annual analysis, Healthgrades assessed hospital performance across four obstetrics and gynecology services (vaginal delivery, caesarean delivery, hysterectomy, and gynecological surgery) in 16 states. The 2022 awards identified the top 10% hospitals in each region and only 145 hospitals were accredited.
said Dr. Shane Prettyman, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Co-Medical Director, Mon Health Medical Center Women’s Health Services. “We are proud of our staff, our gynecologists, obstetricians and surgeons, who are dedicated to providing best-in-class care.”
Between 2018 and 2020, patients treated at hospitals that received the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award had an average risk of experiencing complications during hospitalization than those treated at non-awarded hospitals. 46.8% lower.
Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades, said: “Identifying a national leader in obstetrics and gynecology makes it easier for consumers to consider hospital quality before choosing an obstetrician.”
“This award from Healthgrades demonstrates Mon Health Medical Center’s strong commitment to providing exceptional experiences, compassionate care and clinical excellence in women’s health,” said Mon Health Medical Center Women’s Health Services. said Craig Herring, Ph.D., OBGYN and Co-Medical Director of OBGYN.
Earlier this year, Healthgrades presented Mon Health Medical Center with an Outstanding Patient Experience Award. The award recognizes the top hospitals nationwide for overall patient experience based on nine criteria related to doctor-nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and care. Post-discharge care instructions. To view the full list of winners from Healthgrades, please visit Healthgrades.com. For more information about Mon Health Medical Center, visit MonHealth.com.