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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

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.

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.


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