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

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.

Stream women and infants Photography: Steve WoodThe University of Alabama at Birmingham received nine 2023 Women’s Choice Awards designations for women’s health practice areas.

Best hospital designations 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.

UAB received the America’s Best Hospital designation in the following areas:

UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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.