DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Medical Center was recognized as one of the “100 hospitals and health systems with great women’s health programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Geisinger is joined on the list by Cleveland Clinic, Duke University Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente.
“We pride ourselves in providing high-quality care to every patient we see,” said Michael Ryan, D.O., chair of the Geisinger Women and Children’s Institute. “Geisinger is committed to bringing the very best to our patients and this recognition highlights the exceptional work our team does each day.”
According to Becker’s, the hospitals included on the list support award-winning programs in women’s health, breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, gynecology and women’s heart care. The list also recognizes hospitals with forward-thinking labor and delivery departments and recognition for maternity care. Many are high volume referral centers for their community, serving women with health needs across the spectrum.
Becker’s Healthcare editorial team selected hospitals based on national rankings and awards received from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report, CareChex, Women’s Choice Award Best Breast Centers and Baby-Friendly USA.
GMC has been recognized nationally for its care, including being named a Best Breast Center by Women’s Choice Award. The facility also recently received a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program from Highmark Blue Shield.
The full list can be viewed here.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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