Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Named Best Maternity Hospital 2020 By Newsweek in Partnership with The Leapfrog Group
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida – July 24, 2020 – On Wednesday, July 23, 2020, Newsweek, in partnership with The Leapfrog Group, named Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (LWRMC) a Best Maternity Hospitals in the U.S., which includes 231 hospitals across 36 states. To be considered for the list, hospitals had to demonstrate that they meet Leapfrog’s standards for the following measures: early elective delivery; nulliparous, term singleton, vertex cesarean sections, episiotomy; newborn bilirubin screening prior to discharge; and appropriate deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in women undergoing cesarean delivery.
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, CEO, Andy Guz, stated, “Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is honored to be named one of the Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek and The Leapfrog Group. It is very important to maintain the highest standards of care, especially for expecting mothers in our Women’s Center.”
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Director of the Women’s Center, Johanna Pumphrey, added, “It is with great honor and pride that Lakewood Ranch Medical Center has achieved the 2020 Best Maternity Hospital Award. Patient safety and quality of care are the key elements to this recognition. Evidence-based practice, working together as a strong team toward exceeding the national benchmarks in quality and patient safety is our commitment to our patients and families each and every day.”
For more information on the LWRMC Women’s Center | https://www.lakewoodranchmedicalcenter.com/services/womens-services
For more information on the Newsweek Announcement | https://www.newsweek.com/best-maternity-care-hospitals-2020
About Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (lwrmc.com) Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is the hospital of choice for many families in the Manatee/Sarasota region. The hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. The Gold Seal of Approval is recognized across the nation as a symbol of quality that shows the hospital's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Patients at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have access to a medical staff of more than 600 physicians and allied health professionals who practice in a comprehensive range of specialties and use the hospital's advanced medical technology.
Physicians are on the medical staff of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. The hospital is not liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians. For language assistance, disability accommodations and the non-discrimination notice, visit our website.
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