WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Four Novant Health hospitals have been named a “Best Hospital for Maternity Care,” by Money, formerly known as Money Magazine. Money partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that collects and publishes data on patient safety and quality to publish its inaugural list.
Approximately 259 hospitals qualified for the list, earning an A or B letter grade on the 2022 Spring Leapfrog Hospital Safety grades assessment. Hospitals were also required to meet criteria specific to providing maternity care, including meeting The Leapfrog Group’s standard for early elective deliveries; cesarean births; episiotomies; deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis; bilirubin screening and high-risk deliveries. The recognized Novant Health maternity hospitals are:
“Patient safety and quality are daily drivers of our work at Novant Health. In fact, all clinical meetings begin with a safety story underscoring best practices, case studies or other information to improve and highlight the commitment of our teams,” said Pat Campbell, administrative executive of Novant Health Women and Children's Institute. “It is an honor for four of our hospitals to earn recognition as some of the best maternity hospitals in the nation, highlighting the steadfast work of our team members, physicians and advanced practice providers.”
View the full list of the 259 hospitals.