Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Named on Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023 List

Thursday, May 11, 2023
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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (LWRMC) is one of 384 hospitals to have been named on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023 list. This is the second consecutive year for the hospital to achieve this elite recognition.

America's Best Maternity Hospital logoThe prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The rankings were determined by a nationwide online survey; medical key performance indicators and results from patient surveys.

“This award reflects our collaborative approach to providing excellence in maternal care,” says Andy Guz, Chief Executive Office at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.  “I am extremely proud that our team of physicians, clinicians and staff work together to provide safe, quality, compassionate care for all our moms and babies.”

Johanna Pumphrey, RN, Director of the Women’s Center says patients can feel confident when choosing to deliver at LWRMC. “Welcoming a baby is a precious and exciting time. We want our families to have a birth experience that is personalized, safe and focused on care that leads to the best outcome.”

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Women’s Center features labor, delivery, recovery, and post-partum suites with unique amenities and advanced capabilities. Specially trained NICU and obstetric nurses offer highly skilled, family-centered nursing. The LWRMC Women’s Center was the first in the area to offer a Birth Designer Program that allows expectant mothers to personalize their birthing experience and preferences.

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