Woman's Hospital of Texas
August 14, 2020

The Woman's Hospital of Texas announced it has been honored as a recipient of Healthgrades 2020 Women's Care Specialty Excellence Awards in all three areas. The awards include the Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ as recognized by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. The awards place The Woman's Hospital of Texas among a select group of hospitals--within the top 5 - 10% of all hospitals evaluated for providing outstanding quality outcomes in exceptional care of mothers during and after labor and delivery, as well as care of women undergoing gynecologic procedures, including surgery.

"I am incredibly grateful to our staff and physicians for their dedication to providing outstanding Woman-first care to our patients," said Cindy Celnik, MD, chief medical officer of The Woman's Hospital of Texas. "Our hospital is proudly devoted to the health of women and babies and honored to offer this important population the highest quality evidence-based care."

In addition to receiving Healthgrades 2020 Women's Care Specialty Excellence Awards, The Woman's Hospital of Texas is also recognized as a Five-Star Recipient in four categories multiple years in a row. The following list includes all awards and years of designation:

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Obstetrics and Gynecology for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Labor and Delivery for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for 10 Years in a Row (2011-2020)
  • Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2017-2020)
  • Among the Top 10% of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for 10 Years in a Row (2011-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery for 3 Years in a Row (2018-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gynecologic Procedures for 10 Years in a Row (2011-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hysterectomy for 6 Years in a Row (2015-2020)

Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award 2020 seal

Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award 2020 seal

Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Excellence Award 2020 seal

"We congratulate the Healthgrades 2020 Women's Care Excellence Award recipients for their commitment to providing superior care for the women within their communities," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Information regarding hospital quality empowers consumers to take control of their own healthcare and make the right decisions as to where they will seek care."

To help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance in obstetrical and gynecological procedures, labor and delivery and gynecologic surgery, Healthgrades analyzed patient outcomes data for all patients from 16 individual states for years 2016 through 2018. Healthgrades found that there is a significant variation in clinical outcomes:

  • If all hospitals in the analysis performed similarly to those that received the Healthgrades 2020 Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, 141,823 patients with complications could have potentially been avoided.*
  • Patients treated in hospitals receiving the Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ had, on average, a 34% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™*.
  • If all hospitals included in the analysis performed similarly to those that received the Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, 124,867 patients with complications could have potentially been avoided*.
  • Patients treated in hospitals receiving the Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ had, on average, a 40% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award*.
  • Patients treated in hospitals receiving the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ had, on average, a 46.7% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award*.
  • If all hospitals in the analysis performed similarly to those receiving the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, 10,121 patients with complications could have potentially been avoided*.

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* Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of all-payer data for years 2016 through 2018 and represent three-year estimates for patients in 16 states for which all-payer data was made available.

* Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of all-payer data for years 2016 through 2018 and represent three-year estimates for patients in 16 states for which all-payer data was made available.