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Englewood Health Named a Best Hospital for Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report for Third Year in a Row

December 21, 2023 — Englewood Health has been named one of the best hospitals in the country for maternity care by U.S. News & World Report for the third year in a row.

In its 2024 Best Hospitals for Maternity list, U.S. News rated Englewood Health “High Performing,” its highest quality rating for maternity care.

“To be recognized as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for maternity care is a great honor for our team,” says Arthur Gross, MD, chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Englewood Health. “Our doctors, nurses, and entire labor and delivery team strives to provide every patient with the best possible experience here at Englewood and to be named among the best hospitals is validating.”

The “High Performing” rating indicates performance that is well above average on a range of objective quality measures, such as rates of unexpected complications, C-sections, and exclusive breast milk feeding. Of the 680 hospitals that submitted maternity data to U.S. News this year, Englewood Health is one of only 311 that earned a High Performing rating.

“At Englewood Health, our goal is to ensure that our maternity patients receive the highest quality care in a safe and comforting environment,” says Valerie M. French, MBA, BSN, RNC, senior director of nursing for maternal/child health at Englewood Health. “Our focus is on meeting the needs of each patient and ensuring an exceptional birthing experience. This “high performing” quality rating recognizes that effort.”

Nearly 3,000 babies are delivered annually at Englewood Health. At the Karen and Gary Singer Family Family Birth Place at Englewood Health, moms and babies receive expert care and attention from Englewood Health’s dedicated nursing team, as well as a full spectrum of services including prenatal care, high-risk testing and monitoring, childbirth education, and post-pregnancy resources and support.

More than 30 obstetricians deliver babies at Englewood Health. Additionally, maternal-fetal medicine specialists and neonatologists are available on-site to care for high-risk mothers and newborns and provide timely, high-quality care in a modern neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

To learn more about the rankings and methodology of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Maternity list, visit: health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/hospital-ratings/maternity.

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