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WomenCertified Announces Best Hospitals And Baby Brands Awards

PUBLISHED ON 01/08/2013

This blog post is sponsored by WomenCertified®, the collective voice of female consumers and the home of The Women’s Choice Awards

WomenCertified completed its yearly, national poll of women, and the results are in!


Obstetric Hospitals were rated on multiple, in-depth criteria including a standardized survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital care reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, research and analysis that weighs criteria identified as the most important to women for patient satisfaction based on a joint study on customer satisfaction by gender conducted with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and clinical criteria.

And the 2013 Women’s Choice Award for Obstetric Hospital Winners are…(drum roll, please!)

Athens Regional Medical Center (Athens, GA)

Baptist Medical Center – Nassau (Fernandina Beach, FL)

Carrie Medical Center (Carbou, ME)

Catawba Valley Medical Center (Hickory, NC)

Gibson Area Hospital (Gibson City, IL)

Great Bend Regional Hospital (Great Bend, KS)

Inland Hospital (Waterville, ME)

Kaiser Permanente – Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA)

Kaiser Permanente – Orange County (Anaheim, CA)

King’s Daughters Medical Center (Brookhaven, MS)

Lakeside Women’s Hospital (Oklahoma, OK)

Morton Plant Hospital (Clearwater, FL)

Pikeville Medical Center (Pikeville, KY)

St. Elizabeth Healthcare (Edgewood, KY)

St. Mary’s Hospital - Athens (Athens, GA)

Union Hospital (Terre Haute, IN)

Western Baptist Hospital – (Paducah, KY)

Wooster Community Hospital – (Wooster, OH)

The full list of 356 winners is available at

“We congratulate our winning hospitals for having earned the trust of our country’s most significant consumer group,” said Delia Passi, CEO of WomenCertified® and a leading national women’s consumer advocate former publisher of _Working Woman _and _Working Mother _magazines.

WomenCertified also unveiled the results of the most recommended baby products among women. “It goes without saying that one of the most important product categories to women are baby products. Honoring brands with The Women’s Choice Award, whose focus on product excellence and alignment with women’s identified preferences is important to our mission at WomenCertified, where women help other women with tough, consumer decisions,” Passi continues.

The winning baby product brands include:

OshKosh B’gosh









Safety 1st


Diaper Genie


Johnson and Johnson


The full list of winners is available at

Congrats to all the winners!

PHOTO: WomenCertified / The Bump