Woman’s Hospital Recognized by Newsweek as one of ‘America’s Best Maternity Hospitals'

May 10, 2023

Woman’s Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek for excellence in providing high-quality care to mothers and newborns. Woman’s achieved the highest possible designation of five ribbons, one of only 159 facilities in the country and the only hospital in Baton Rouge to achieve this level of designation.

Presented annually by Newsweek and Statista, Inc., winners are awarded based on a national survey of hospital managers and healthcare professionals including neonatal and perinatal doctors, nurses and midwives. Medical key performance indicator data relevant to maternity care as well as patient satisfaction data were also used in the final evaluation.

“It’s an incredible honor to be named one of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek,” said Rene Ragas, president and CEO of Woman’s Hospital. “Every day, our dedicated team works tirelessly to uphold our mission of improving the lives of women and infants. To have their commitment recognized by Newsweek is truly an honor.”

Newsweek and Statista invited more than 10,000 medical professionals to participate in the survey. The list names only 384 leading hospitals for maternity care in the U.S., divided into two performance categories: five ribbon hospitals (159 institutions) and four ribbon hospitals (225 institutions).

View the full 2023 list »