For the second year in a row, St. Luke's Hospital has earned the Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals. The 2016 honor recognizes St. Luke's as one of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Cancer Care, Obstetrics and Orthopedics and as one of America's Best Breast Centers.
WomenCertified Inc., an advocate for female consumers, created the national Women's Choice Award program.
"We are honored that, again, women have chosen St. Luke's Hospital as one of America's Best Hospitals," said Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, St. Luke's Hospital president and chief executive officer. "This award is a testament to the dedication of St. Luke's entire healthcare team which provides quality, compassionate gender-sensitive care every day."
According to WomenCertified, the Women's Choice Award identifies the nation's best healthcare institutions based on clinical excellence, female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital experience.
About St. Luke's Hospital:
St. Luke's Hospital is an independent, nonprofit healthcare provider committed to improving the quality of life for its patients and the community. Since its founding in 1866, St. Luke's has grown from a single hospital location to an advanced network of care. It provides personalized healthcare services in over 60 specialty areas at its 493-bed hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. and 143-bed St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital. It also offers more than 30 other locations across the greater St. Louis area, bringing quality healthcare services close to home. St. Luke's is nationally-recognized for quality care and consistently earns high patient satisfaction scores. In St. Louis, St. Luke's is the exclusive alliance provider for the nation's No. 1 heart hospital, Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute.
About the Women's Choice Award®:
The Women's Choice Award® is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country's best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The Women's Choice Award was recently honored as #1088 on the INC 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2015, as well as selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to Watch in 2015, a statewide program managed by GrowFL which celebrates the Florida's top second stage companies. Visit womenschoiceaward.com to learn more.