UAB earns Women’s Choice Award “Best Hospital” designation for five areas

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital has received the 2019 America’s Best Hospitals designation from Women’s Choice Award for the practice areas of obstetricsbariatric surgeryheart care and cancer care and as a best breast center practice.

These areas were awarded based on the hospital’s outstanding achievement in clinical excellence and patient experience and satisfaction. By appearing on the Best Hospitals list, these UAB clinical areas are considered to represent the top 10 percent of hospital practices across the country.

The Women’s Choice Award is an independent referral source for women, aiming to empower women to make better health care choices.

In determining its Best Hospitals list, Women’s Choice Award uses the most recent publicly available information from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as accreditation information and surveys from thousands of women to determine which measures are most important to them.