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GAH Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® for Obstetrics

January 29, 2016

GAH Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® for Obstetrics

Gibson Area Hosptial list among top 15% of hospitals considered the best in which to have your baby in 2016.

Gibson Area Hospital has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital.


The list of over 400 award winners, including Gibson Area Hospital represents hospitals that offer exceptional obstetric services which ranked above the national average for patient safety, thereby supporting a woman’s decision when choosing the best for her maternity needs.

“This is the 3rd year in a row for GAHHS to receive this award. It is a testament to our physicians, staff, & volunteers that make every patient experience a special one”, said GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt. “It is an honor to receive this award and recognition. And this continues to show our patients and the communities we serve, that GAHHS is living its Vision, to be THE Model of Excellence in Rural Healthcare”.

“New moms have many choices when it comes to having their baby, so choosing the best birthing experience is right up there with choosing the best doctor. We’ve made it easy for moms to vet out the hospitals proven to deliver an outstanding experience,” says Delia Passi, CEO and Founder of the Women’s Choice Award.

The America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics scoring process is unique in that it is the only national list that is evidence-based and focuses on female patient satisfaction. Awarded hospitals ranked above the national average for patient recommendations, as indicated by the data reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys. Additional requirements included: having a NICU on-site, low rates of early elective deliveries (between 0-1%) as well as ranking above the national average for patient safety.

For more information on the 2016 America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com/awarded/best-hospitals/obstetrics/

ABOUT THE WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD®
The Women’s Choice Award® sets the standard for helping women make smart choices through education, empowerment, and validation. Awards are determined by evidence-based research and identify the brands, products and services most recommended and trusted by women. Visit www.WomensChoiceAward.com to learn more.

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