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April 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 10

St. Lucie Medical Center Named on Newsweek List of Best Maternity Hospital

February 24, 2020 – Newsweek recently released its annual list of the best maternity hospitals in the U.S. and St. Lucie Medical Center is one of the hospitals named. The list includes 217 hospitals across 36 states.
Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group to compile the list of hospitals that demonstrate excellence in maternity care. To be considered for the list, hospitals had to demonstrate they meet Leapfrog's standards for excellence in maternity care.
“St. Lucie is proud to be recognized for the care we provide to women and families, and for giving babies a strong start to life. As families continue to cope with the effects of the pandemic, we are pleased that our hospital can offerreassurance to families when planning for one of life’s most precious moments,” said Jay Finnegan, St. Lucie Medical Center Chief Executive Officer.
St. Lucie Medical Centerlabor and delivery unit’s high ratings in patient safety along with our positive patient satisfaction scores, reinforce our commitment to always do what’s best for our patients, families and community. Our labor and delivery team is focused on providing patient-centered and individualized, high quality care to women and theirchildren starting with prenatal care and lasting throughout the postpartum period.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a facility of HCA East Florida. HCA East Florida is the largest healthcare system in Eastern Florida and an affiliate of HCA Healthcare (HCA). HCA East Florida has 14 hospitals, multiple ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers, physician practices, imaging centers and free standing emergency care facilities, as well as a supply chain center and an integrated regional lab. Together, HCA East Florida employs more than 18,000 employees and has more than 6,600 physicians on staff. For more information, visit
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