LGMC Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics


Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. It is the only award recognizing excellence in obstetric services based on robust criteria that consider patient satisfaction and clinical excellence.


LGMC is one of 484 award recipients representing the hospitals that have met the highest standards for obstetrics across the U.S.  This award signifies that LGMC is in the top 17% of 2,815 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics.


“We are very proud of our Maternal-Newborn Services who work diligently to be a top care provider,” says Patrick Gandy, Jr., CEO of LGMC. “Lafayette General will continue to improve its services in order to deliver safe and effective quality care in our community.” 


The methodology for America’s Best Hospital for Obstetrics Award is unique in that it combines national accreditations, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results, and hospital outcome scores with primary research about women’s healthcare preferences.


For more information on the America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics visit https://www.womenschoiceaward.com/awarded/healthcare/

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