Leapfrog Group recognizes Fairmont for maternity care
FAIRMONT, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont has been named one of the "Best Hospitals for Maternity Care” by the Leapfrog Group in partnership with Money magazine.
"This recognition is an honor and directly reflects the dedication and hard work of our incredible staff," says Kendra Kamlitz, M.D., medical director, Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. "We are very proud of our Birth Center staff’s commitment to our patients and their families."
To be eligible for this list, hospitals had to carry an "A" or "B" letter grade on the spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assessment and meet criteria in six areas specific to maternity care. The areas assessed were:
- Early elective deliveries
- Cesarean birth
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis
- Bilirubin screening
- High-risk deliveries
"Having a baby is a wonderful moment for families, and it’s a special honor for our team to provide care during those moments," says Okechukwu Osuebi, M.D., Obstetrics and Gynecology physician, Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. "Our top priority is always to provide the best care possible to our moms, babies and families and to ensure they feel confident in the delivery room and beyond."
Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse was also named as one of the top 259 Best Maternity Hospitals for Maternity Care in the U.S.
Operating since 2000, the Leapfrog Group is one of many ranking groups that recognize Mayo Clinic Health System as a top choice for patients. Money was founded in 1972 as a print magazine that helped everyday people learn personal finance strategies. Today, it is an online resource with a mission to guide people to financial victories through up-to-date information, education and tools.
Press ContactAmanda Dyslin