Woman’s Hospital Earns Guardian of Excellence Award

Woman’s Hospital earned the Press Ganey 2023 Guardian of Excellence Award for outstanding service in patient experience. This marks the ninth consecutive year Woman’s has been recognized by Press Ganey as one of the nation's leaders in providing exceptional patient care.

“Earning the Guardian of Excellence Award for inpatient experience recognizes the exceptional care patients receive at Woman’s. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to go above and beyond for every patient we serve. It’s an honor to have their hard work recognized with this award,” said Rene Ragas, president and CEO of Woman’s Hospital. 

Press Ganey, the leading Human Experience (HX) healthcare performance improvement company, honors organizations that consistently perform in the top 5% of healthcare facilities for patient experience, employee engagement, physician engagement, consumer experience or clinical quality performance. Woman’s exceeds state and national averages in all of Press Ganey’s measurement categories.

The Guardian of Excellence Award is among several accolades Woman's earned in 2023, including “America’s Best In-State Employers” by Forbes; “Best Place to Work” by Modern Healthcare; and “America’s Best Maternity Hospitals”, “America’s Best Cancer Hospitals”, “America’s Best In-State Hospitals” and “World’s Best Hospitals” for gynecology and maternity care by Newsweek.

More information and to view a full listing, see 2023 HX Guardian of Excellence Award winners.

About Woman’s Hospital

Woman’s is a specialty hospital for women and infants located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since opening in 1968, it has welcomed more than 375,000 babies, making it one of the largest delivery services in the country and the largest in Louisiana. Additionally, Woman’s operates a level III-S neonatal intensive care unit; this designation allows them to care for infants who are extremely premature, are critically ill or require surgical intervention. The hospital is also recognized for its expertise in mammography as well as breast and gynecologic cancer care. As a private, nonprofit organization, all funds are reinvested into the hospital to continue Woman’s mission to improve the health of women and infants through the latest technology, a highly qualified staff and critical community programs and services.