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.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, one of the largest healthcare system-based precision health projects in the world. With more than 245,000 volunteer participants enrolled and over 145,000 sequenced, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning potentially life-saving results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, 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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