100 hospital & health systems with great women's health programs | 2017

Becker's Healthcare named the following organizations to the 2017 edition of its "100 hospitals and health systems with great women's health programs" list.

The hospitals included on this list support award-winning programs in women's health, breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, gynecology and women's heart care. This list also recognizes hospitals with forward-thinking labor and delivery departments and recognition for maternity care. Many are high volume referral centers for their community, serving women with health needs across the spectrum.

To develop this list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team selected hospitals based on national rankings and awards received from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report, CareChex, Women's Choice Award Best Breast Centers and Baby-Friendly USA.

For questions and contacts on this list, please contact Laura Dyrda at ldyrda@beckershealthcare.com.

Note: Hospitals cannot pay for inclusion on this list. This list is not a ranking. Organizations are presented in alphabetical order.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis). Abbott Northwestern Hospital, the largest private hospital in the Twin Cities, is home to some of the most unique and extensive women's health services in Minnesota and the U.S. [CLICK HERE]

Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis, Md.). Anne Arundel Medical Center is a regional health system that serves more than 1 million Marylanders. [CLICK HERE]

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee). Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is a private hospital, part of the nonprofit Aurora Health Care System based in Milwaukee. [CLICK HERE]

Banner Health (Phoenix.). In 2015, Banner Health partnered with the University of Arizona Health Network to create a system of three academic medical centers and 25 hospitals. [CLICK HERE]

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville (Fla.). Baptist Medical Center is a faith-based, community-owned nonprofit health system with specialized women's health facilities, particularly for maternal and fetal care and cancer treatment. [CLICK HERE]

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center (St. Louis). Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the largest hospital in Missouri and a teaching hospital affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine. [CLICK HERE]

Baylor Scott & White Health (Dallas). Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest nonprofit health system in Texas and one of the largest in the U.S., with 48 hospitals and nearly 1,000 patient care sites. [CLICK HERE]

Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, Mass.). The 716-bed independent academic Baystate Medical Center is the training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate in Springfield. [CLICK HERE]

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.). Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is a 1,100-bed major academic and referral center; the exclusive clinical partner for Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Mich.; and part of the $4.4 billion Beaumont Health System. [CLICK HERE]

Billings (Mont.) Clinic. Billings Clinic is a physician-led, multispecialty group practice with a hospital , making it the largest healthcare organization in Montana with a reach that spans into northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas. [CLICK HERE]

Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston). Brigham and Women's Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Boston-based Harvard Medical School, is an internationally known referral center that offers routine and complex gynecologic and obstetric care. [CLICK HERE]

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles). Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a nonprofit academic medical center with more than 40 locations and more than 4,500 physicians and nurses. [CLICK HERE]

City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital (Duarte, Calif.). City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital, located northeast of Los Angeles in Duarte, Calif., is one of the best dedicated cancer treatment centers in the nation. [CLICK HERE]

Cleveland Clinic. Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that operates with an institute model. [CLICK HERE]

Cox Medical Center South (Springfield, Mo.). Cox Medical Center South's campus includes the Dee Ann White Women's and Children's Hospital and the Hulston Cancer Center, two top destinations for female patients. [CLICK HERE]

Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.). Duke University Hospital is a full-service tertiary and quaternary care hospital with 957 inpatient beds and 51 operating rooms. [CLICK HERE]

Edward W. Sparrow Hospital (Lansing, Mich.). The 676-licensed-bed Edward W. Sparrow Hospital, the flagship of Sparrow Health System, is a major teaching facility affiliated with Michigan State University. [CLICK HERE]

Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee). Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin is a 585-bed academic medical center, one of just two in the state of Wisconsin. [CLICK HERE]

Geisinger Medical Center (Danville, Pa.). Geisinger Medical Center provides a comprehensive approach to women's health. [CLICK HERE]

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, N.Y.). Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed nonprofit member hospital of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. [CLICK HERE]

Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, Mass.). Good Samaritan Medical Center places an emphasis on patient experience for expectant mothers giving birth at the hospital. [CLICK HERE]

Gunnison (Utah) Valley Hospital. Gunnison Valley Hospital has been dedicated to promoting women's health services since the first facility opened in the 1940s, complete with an operating room, laboratory, X-ray room and delivery suite. At the time, a hospital stay cost $3 a day and a delivery procedure cost $25. [CLICK HERE]

Adventist Health Hanford (Calif.). Adventist Health Hanford's breast care center provides a wealth of services to care for a woman's mind and body. [CLICK HERE]

Hartford (Conn.) Hospital. Hartford Hospital has the largest breast cancer specialist group in Connecticut, comprising a multidisciplinary team of experts who consult with experienced cancer specialists at Hartford Hospital's Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center Tumor Board on particularly difficult cases. [CLICK HERE]

Hill Country Memorial Hospital (Fredericksburg, Texas). Physicians at Hill Country Memorial's Women's Pavilion deliver more than 500 babies annually, while clinicians at the 86-bed hospital's breast center perform about 450 mammograms a month and discover 45 to 55 cancer cases each year. [CLICK HERE]

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach (Calif.). Hoag clinicians have delivered nearly 200,000 babies since the nonprofit hospital's founding in 1952. [CLICK HERE]

Huntington Hospital (Pasadena, Calif.). Huntington Hospital surgeons perform about 1,000 gynecological procedures each year, including minimally invasive hysterectomies, herniated vagina corrections and reconstructive surgeries post-childbirth. [CLICK HERE]

Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.). Inova Fairfax Hospital features one of the busiest obstetrics programs in the country, with physicians delivering more than 10,000 babies annually. [CLICK HERE]

John Muir Medical Center (Walnut Creek, Calif.). John Muir Medical Center offers extensive breast cancer services that include a full range of advanced surgical techniques, radiation oncology options, and chemotherapy and hormonal agents. [CLICK HERE]

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore). Clinicians at the Johns Hopkins Birthing Center deliver more than 2,000 babies each year. [CLICK HERE]

Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). Kaiser Permanente offers extensive breast health services through the breast health center on its Oakland campus. [CLICK HERE]

King's Daughters Medical Center (Brookhaven, Miss.). King's Daughters Medical Center opened the first fully dedicated, single-room labor and delivery suites in Mississippi, which allow expectant mothers and their loved ones to stay in one place throughout the entire birthing process. [CLICK HERE]

Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center. With an adult intensive care unit and Level III neonatal intensive care unit, Lafayette General Medical Center provides the only centralized intensive care services in the city. [CLICK HERE]

Long Island Jewish Medical Center (New Hyde Park, N.Y.). Long Island Jewish Medical Center houses the Katz Women's Hospital, where clinicians deliver more than 7,000 babies annually. [CLICK HERE]

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC (Pittsburgh). Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC offers various specialty care services for women through its centers for bladder and pelvic health, fertility and reproductive endocrinology, and diabetes and pregnancy. [CLICK HERE]

Main Line Health (Philadelphia). Main Line Health prides itself on leading in gynecologic surgical innovations, with surgeons performing the state's first robotic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer in 2005. [CLICK HERE]

Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). Clinicians at Massachusetts General Hospital deliver more than 3,500 babies each year. [CLICK HERE]

Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Mayo Clinic physicians and specialists provide a broad range of gynecological services through its colposcopy clinic, gynecological cancer clinic and abnormal uterine bleeding clinic, among others. [CLICK HERE]

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (Baltimore). MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center's Women's Pavilion houses the Birthplace at MedStar Franklin Square, where more than 3,000 babies are born each year. [CLICK HERE]

Medical City Dallas Hospital (Dallas). Medical City Dallas houses a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit and the Medical City Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Institute, which cares for newborns with complex congenital anomalies. [CLICK HERE]

Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center (Charleston). Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center, 700-bed hospital, reported an estimated 400 new gynecological cancer patients in 2017. [CLICK HERE]

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston). Memorial Hermann's hospital campus is home to the Women's Center at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, where providers in the labor and delivery unit aided in the births of more than 5,200 infants in 2016. [CLICK HERE]

Memorial Medical Center (Modesto, Calif.). Memorial Medical Center features a family birthing center consisting of a labor and delivery unit, a mother/baby unit and an intermediate care nursery. [CLICK HERE]

Mission Hospital (Asheville, N.C.). Mission Hospital, Mission Health's 763-bed flagship medical center, provides healthcare and maternity services to women across 19 counties in North Carolina. [CLICK HERE]

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York). Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a nationally recognized cancer center, is the oldest and largest private cancer hospital in the world. [CLICK HERE]

Mercy Hospital St. Louis. Mercy Health's history of serving women can be traced back nearly 200 years to when Catherine McAuley — the founder of the Sisters of Mercy — opened the first House of Mercy in Dublin, Ireland, to teach skills to poor women and educate children. [CLICK HERE]

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines (Iowa). As the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines, Mercy Medical Center has been serving Iowa women for more than a century. [CLICK HERE]

Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center. Morristown Medical Center is one of five facilities that constitute Atlantic Health System, one of the largest nonprofit healthcare systems in New Jersey. [CLICK HERE]

Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City). The 1,171-bed Mount Sinai Hospital is home to the Dubin Breast Center of the Tisch Cancer Institute, where providers deliver comprehensive screening, treatment and survivorship services for breast cancer patients in a 15,000-square-foot facility. [CLICK HERE]

Nebraska Medicine (Omaha). Nebraska Medicine is an 809-bed academic health system that consists of two hospitals staffed by more than 1,000 physicians. [CLICK HERE]

NewYork-Presbyterian (New York City). NewYork-Presbyterian includes the 2,600-bed NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital where providers deliver nearly 15,000 infants every year. [CLICK HERE]

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield, Ill.). Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is an acute care hospital that has been serving residents of DuPage County for more than 50 years. [CLICK HERE]

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago). The Northwestern Medicine Center for Comprehensive Gynecology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital integrates research, education and clinical expertise to offer patients access to multiple service lines for the treatment of complex gynecologic issues, including endometriosis, fibroids and menopause. [CLICK HERE]

OSF St. Francis Medical Center (Peoria, Ill.). OSF St. Francis Medical Center is staffed by more than 850 physicians and equipped with more than 600 beds, making it the fourth largest medical center in Illinois. [CLICK HERE]

Palmetto Health (Columbia, S.C.). Providers with Columbia, S.C.-based Palmetto Health delivered more than 5,500 infants in 2016, which is more than any other health system in the Midlands region of South Carolina. [CLICK HERE]

Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque, N.M.). Presbyterian Hospital is a 453-bed critical access hospital is located in the heart of Albuquerque and is the largest acute care hospital in the state. [CLICK HERE]

Queen's Medical Center (Honolulu).The Queen's Women's Health Center offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services as well as supplementary services like prenatal facials and prenatal therapeutic massages. [CLICK HERE]

Rose Medical Center (Denver). Over the course of its 60 years of service to the Denver community, Rose Medical Center has developed a reputation as the city's "baby hospital" while placing an emphasis on comprehensive women's healthcare services. [CLICK HERE]

RWJBarnabas Health-Monmouth Medical Center (Long Branch, N.J). Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and is home to the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center, which is a certified quality breast center of excellence, the highest certification level offered by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers. [CLICK HERE]

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). Rush University Medical Center boasts a variety of programs and services geared toward women's health concerns, including breast cancer, pregnancy and osteoporosis. [CLICK HERE]

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center (Boise, Idaho). Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is home to the region's only women's heart program. [CLICK HERE]

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center (Hartford, Conn.). The women's unit at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center — Women's and Infants Health Service — is led by Physician Leader Phillip Roland, MD, and Executive Director Laura Bailey, MSN, RN, and features three flagship programs including labor and delivery, gynecology, and comprehensive breast care. [CLICK HERE]

St. Jude Medical Center (Fullerton, Calif.). St. Jude Medical Center has a nationally recognized Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and features multiple diagnostic options such as digital mammography with computer-aided detection, breast MRI and advanced biopsy techniques. [CLICK HERE]

Saint Peter's University Hospital (New Brunswick, N.J.). Saint Peter's University Hospital delivers more babies than any other facility in central New Jersey and includes a maternal fetal medicine program as well as a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. [CLICK HERE]

Scripps La Jolla (Calif.) Hospitals and Clinics. Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics offer a spectrum of maternal services and gynecologic services in addition to the Scripps Women's Heart Center, which opened in January with four female cardiologists leading the way. [CLICK HERE]

Sharp HealthCare (San Diego). Clinicians at Sharp HealthCare's Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns deliver more than 9,400 babies each year — more than any other hospital in California. [CLICK HERE]

Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree, Colo.). Sky Ridge Medical Center treats a variety of women's health conditions, ranging from family planning to behavioral health and ovarian cancer. [CLICK HERE]

South Nassau Communities Hospital (Oceanside, N.Y.). South Nassau Communities Hospital offers support to patients looking to start a family or seeking general OB-GYN care or breast cancer treatment. [CLICK HERE]

St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center (Syracuse, N.Y.). Specialists at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center perform more than 300 hysterectomies each year, 98 percent of which are minimally invasive vaginal, laparoscopic or robotic procedures. [CLICK HERE]

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix). St. Joseph's Center for Women's Health, which is affiliated with Dignity Health, offers gynecologic oncology through the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Division of Gynecologic Oncology. [CLICK HERE]

Saint Luke's Hospital (Kansas City, Mo.). Women's services at St. Luke's Hospital include bladder and pelvic health, breast care, heart care and maternity services. [CLICK HERE]

Stanford (Calif.) Health Care. Stanford Health Care includes a heart program tailored specifically for women that currently has openings in 11 clinical trials. [CLICK HERE]

Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth uses a blend of techniques and advanced technologies to treat gynecologic issues. [CLICK HERE]

UC San Diego Medical Center.  UC San Diego Medical Center's Comprehensive Breast Health Center provides care for patients in a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. [CLICK HERE]

UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles). Founded in 1992, the UCLA Breast Center became the Revlon/UCLA Breast Center in 1996 as a one-stop shop for women at risk for breast cancer or those receiving treatment. [CLICK HERE]

UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco). Women have many options for care at UC San Francisco Medical Center's Women's Health Center, which is the only nationally designated Center of Excellence in Women's Health in Northern California. [CLICK HERE]

UF Health Shands Hospital (Gainesville, Fla.). The OB-GYN department at UF Health Shands Hospital sees more than 50,000 patients in its clinics and delivers more than 3,000 babies each year. [CLICK HERE]

United Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.). Pregnant women at United Hospital, an Allina Health affiliate, can see experts in pregnancy, childbirth and neonatal care at the Mother Baby Center. Its OB-GYN department addresses a number of women's health concerns at every stage of life. [CLICK HERE]

University Hospital (San Antonio). The National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program designated University Hospital a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence — one of just four in Texas. [CLICK HERE]

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Ohio's only hospital dedicated to women's health is University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center's MacDonald Women's Hospital. [CLICK HERE]

University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham. Physicians at the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham maternal-fetal medicine division are available 24/7 to support patients in need of high-risk obstetric care. [CLICK HERE]

UC Davis Medical Center (Sacramento). The department of obstetrics and gynecology at UC Davis Medical Center offers a comprehensive prenatal screening program, including blood tests, ultrasound services and genetic counseling. [CLICK HERE]

University of Chicago Medical Center. The University of Chicago launched the Women's Health Friends & Family Program in 2014 to offer longer clinical hours and expedited appointments for same-day clinical care. [CLICK HERE]

University of Colorado Hospital (Aurora). The University of Colorado Hospital offers a variety of childbirth support services to its patients, such as midwifery and water birth. [CLICK HERE]

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City). University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics boasts status as the first hospital in the U.S. to provide patients with a multidisciplinary approach to treating uterine fibroids. [CLICK HERE]

University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City). University of Kansas Hospital is the only facility in the region to offer specialized reproductive medicine programs focused on fertility preservation and preimplantation genetic diagnosis. [CLICK HERE]

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers (Ann Arbor). The University of Michigan's women's health programs are primarily offered through the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and the Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, which offer services including hysterectomy alternatives, family planning and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. [CLICK HERE]

University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill). UNC Hospitals operates the five-bed UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders, which is the nation's first freestanding unit for women in need of inpatient care for postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders. [CLICK HERE]

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). The hospital operates two cancer centers focused on women's health. [CLICK HERE]

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston). Between the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals' three labor and delivery locations in Galveston, Angleton and League City, the health system delivers roughly 5,500 infants each year. [CLICK HERE]

University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle). The University of Washington Medical Center's providers include reproductive care specialists, obstetrician-gynecologists and family medicine physicians, along with maternal-fetal medicine specialists who work with women carrying high-risk pregnancies. [CLICK HERE]

UW Health (Madison). Women's health programs at UW Health include a breast center, women's heart health program, pelvic wellness clinic and fertility clinic. [CLICK HERE]

Valley Baptist Health System-Brownsville, Harlingen (Texas). Valley Baptist Health System's Brownsville location boasts a 36-bed postpartum unit, a 32-bed healthy newborn nursery and a 32-bed Level II NICU. [CLICK HERE]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.). The Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health offers 12 private rooms in its labor and delivery unit and 32 private rooms in its a postpartum unit. [CLICK HERE]

Vidant Medical Center (Greenville, N.C.). Vidant Medical Center is the regional referral center for high-risk pregnancies. [CLICK HERE]

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's maternal-fetal medicine section supports care for women with diabetes, hypertension and asthma, among other conditions that contribute to high-risk pregnancy. [CLICK HERE]

West Virginia University Hospitals (Morgantown). The J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital at West Virginia University Hospitals houses the health system's obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive medicine services. [CLICK HERE]

Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.). Established in 1968, today Woman's Hospital is a women's specialty hospital comprising 168 hospital beds, 84 NICU beds and 1,831 employees. [CLICK HERE]

Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital. For maternal-fetal medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital offers a range of specialty services, including a fetal cardiovascular center, a diabetes in pregnancy program, and a women's and children's center for blood disorders to manage the risk factors of high-risk pregnancies. [CLICK HERE]

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