This is a wonderful opportunity for Saint Luke’s Hospital to be recognized for our commitment to the health of women in our community, not just in one area of care, but for the care of women throughout their lifespan.
Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014
Becker’s Hospital Review, one of the nation’s leading magazines for hospital business news and analysis, has recognized Saint Luke’s Hospital for clinical excellence, quality care and health awards by naming it to its list of “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs.”
“Hospitals were selected based on clinical excellence, quality care and women’s health awards,” said Becker’s. Hospitals included in the list also have been recognized for their excellence in women’s health by independent organizations such as U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, UNICEF’s Baby-Friendly Hospital Iniative and CareChex. Hospitals cannot pay to be included in the list.
Saint Luke’s Hospital was selected because of its strong commitment to women’s health, supported by The Ellen Hockaday Center for Women’s Care, The Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center and Saint Luke’s Hospital Breast Center. Additionally, Saint Luke’s Hospital was included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 list of Best Hospitals for excellence in gynecology.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for Saint Luke’s Hospital to be recognized for our commitment to the health of women in our community, not just in one area of care, but for the care of women throughout their lifespan,” said Robin Evans, director of patient care services for Saint Luke’s Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Services.
The report recognized The Ellen Hockaday Center for Women’s Care for offering women’s bladder and pelvic health services, genetic counseling and specialized care for high-risk pregnancies. It also recognized Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Breast Center, which is equipped to provide diagnostic mammography and diagnostic ultrasound services. Saint Luke’s Hospital’s gynecologic oncology program is recognized as the area’s largest, and provides specialized treatment for reproductive cancers.
About Saint Luke’s Women’s Services
Saint Luke’s Health System’s comprehensive services help women take charge of their health, from high-risk pregnancy care and the highest level of neonatal intensive care to the women’s Emotional Wellness Program. Our Breast Centers with digital, MRI and 3D mammography, and incontinence treatment all are part of our wide range of women’s services which deliver specialized care at every stage of a woman’s life.