Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville women’s programs highlighted in national publication
January 8, 2014 | Jacksonville, FL
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is being highlighted nationally as one of the top “100 Hospitals With Great Women’s Health Programs.” Becker's Hospital Review has published its list which recognizes hospitals with exceptional programs dedicated to the health and well-being of women. The hospitals featured on the list have programs that include a wide range of healthcare options for women including gynecologic care, reproductive medicine, breast health as well as emotional support and behavioral healthcare options. The programs display clinical excellence and provide quality care.
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is one of 11 in Florida recognized. The hospitals were selected to the list based on clinical excellence, quality care, comprehensiveness of their women’s health programs and women’s health awards.
The monthly publication noted Baptist Medical Center offering a number of women's health services including, gynecology, urology, breast health, heart health as well as treatments for post-partum depression and osteoporosis. The publication also pointed to Baptist’s Hill Breast Center and the use of latest technology such as digital mammography, LumaGEM molecular breast imaging, stereotactic core biopsy and bone density scanners. The medical center has been awarded Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Baptist Medical Center South, which share a license, for example, were ranked No. 1 last year among metro Jacksonville hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report annual Best Hospital rankings.
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville also carries the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care. The award is based on robust criteria that include female patient satisfaction measurements as well as clinical excellence considerations.
Michael Mayo, hospital president, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, said the Becker’s Hospital Review ranking shows that Baptist Medical Center is committed to delivering exemplary care to patients.
“The rankings continue to show that we are truly changing health care for good for women in Northeast Florida,” Mayo said. “We are continuously investing in innovative technologies such as those used at the Hill Breast Center as well as providing comprehensive heart prevention programs to ensure our patients receive the best possible care.”