26 hospitals with excellent Black patient outcomes: US News

U.S. News & World Report has recognized 26 maternity care hospitals in 13 states that achieved excellent outcomes among Black patients.

The media company examined high-performing maternity care hospitals and identified 26 achieving excellent outcomes for cesarean section and unexpected newborn complications among Black patients. 

The hospitals recognized during Black Maternal Health Week were rated high performing in U.S. News' "Best Hospitals for Maternity Care" list, served at least 20 Black patients annually and had newborn complication rates of less than 2.62% and C-section rates of less than 23.9% (among hospitals providing a higher level of care) or 23.6% (among hospitals not providing a higher level of care) among Black patients.

The 26 hospitals recognized by U.S. News

  • Allina Health United Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (Colton, Calif.)
  • Atrium Health Pineville (Charlotte, N.C.)
  • Aurora Medical Center-Grafton (Grafton, Wis.)
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital (Bakersfield, Calif.)
  • Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati)
  • Capital Health Medical Center-Hopewell (Pennington, N.J.)
  • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (Roanoke, Va.)
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte (Mich.) Hospital 
  • Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center (Hillsboro, Ore.)
  • Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health Medical Center 
  • Methodist Hospital of Sacramento (Calif.)
  • Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton, Ohio)
  • Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
  • Novant Health Matthews (N.C.) Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center (Summit, N.J.)
  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (Pomona, Calif.)
  • Saint Francis Hospital-Tulsa (Okla.)
  • Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • St. Catherine Hospital-East Chicago (Ind.)
  • Sutter Delta Medical Center (Antioch, Calif.)
  • UNC REX Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.)
  • UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital (Pittsburgh)
  • Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (Camden, N.J.)
  • WakeMed Cary (N.C.) Hospital 
  • WakeMed Raleigh (N.C.) Campus 

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