Healthgrades, a leading provider of physician and hospital quality information, has for the third year running named Rideout Health among the top 10% providers in the U. S. for gynecological surgery, and for the second year in a row awarded it a Five-Star rating in this specialty.
Gynecological surgeries offered at Rideout Memorial Hospital, using both traditional and minimally-invasive techniques depending on the case, include hysterectomies, endometrial ablation, pelvic floor repair and removal of ovarian cysts. Women's health will continue to be a key priority for the non-profit community healthcare organization. Rideout's well-regarded Women and Infants Department, currently located at the Fremont Medical Center in Yuba City, will be getting a two-floor facility in the new Rideout Regional Medical Center currently under construction in Marysville.
"The hospitals recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in Women's Health, Maternity Care and Gynecologic Surgery have set a national standard for superior care for the mothers, wives, sisters and daughters in their communities," said Divya Cantor, MD, MBA, Healthgrades Senior Physician Consultant.
Healthgrades hospital ratings are independently created; no hospital can opt in or opt out of being rated, and no hospital pays to be rated. A copy of Healthgrades 2012 Trends in Women's Health in American Hospitals is available for free download at www.Healthgrades.com.
"We're gratified by this latest accolade from Healthgrades," said Rideout CEO Terri Hamilton. "This recognition reaffirms our mission to provide superior specialty medical care to everyone in our region, regardless of their ability to pay."