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Valley View Receives 2023 Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospitals™ for Heart Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Small Hospitals Comprehensive Care

By September 20, 2023No Comments

Valley View, an independent, not-for-profit health system based in Glenwood Springs, has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by the 2023 Women’s Choice Award, a trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. Valley View has received recognition in the following categories:

  • Best Small Hospitals – Comprehensive Care (25–100 beds)
  • Best Hospitals for Heart Care
  • Best Hospitals for Minimally Invasive Surgery

The Women’s Choice Award only awards the top 10% of hospitals in the nation. The award signifies that Valley View is in the top 2% for best small hospitals in comprehensive care (25–100 beds), top 5% for heart care and top 8% for minimally invasive surgeries.

“Reflecting our dedication to high-quality, compassionate care, it is a great honor to receive the Women’s Choice Award in comprehensive care, heart care and minimally invasive surgery,” said Emily McCarty, MD, medical director of Women’s Health at Valley View. “From obstetric to fertility, and from gynecology to comprehensive women’s health services, we offer essential preventive care for women throughout all phases of their lives.”

The Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospitals is a trusted referral source and credential that identifies the nation’s best hospitals based on robust criteria that includes relevant clinical performance, patient satisfaction and appropriate accreditations. The Best Hospitals demonstrate exceptional ratings, providing the highest level of care and commitment to their patients’ health and well-being. The Women’s Choice Award is the only designation that takes into consideration the preferences of women when selecting a hospital.

In determining its Best Hospitals list, the Women’s Choice Award uses the most recent publicly available clinical data from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction survey results, relevant accreditation information from appropriate sources and the American Hospital Directory.

With an experienced team of OB/GYN specialists and certified midwives, Women’s Health at Valley View is dedicated to providing the highest level of women’s healthcare through all stages of life through obstetric, fertility, gynecology, and comprehensive women’s health services. Each aspect of its Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Eagle and Silt locations is formulated with its patients in mind in order to offer more comfortable consultations and treatments.

For more information about Women’s Health at Valley View, visit

About Valley View
Valley View is an independent, not-for-profit health system based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1955 with funds raised by the community, Valley View Hospital has evolved to serve the healthcare needs of the region. In addition to its 78-bed hospital in Glenwood Springs, Valley View now includes an integrated system of specialty centers and physician practices providing care in multiple locations across Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle and Mesa counties. Cardiovascular care, including open heart surgery, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgical and orthopedic care, provide a level of specialty care that enables patients to stay close to home for key healthcare needs. A network of primary care practices supports optimal health and the management of patients’ total health. As part of Valley View’s commitment to the community, it hosts health fairs, blood drives, a Kids & Teen Safety Fair and physician-led education series. Valley View has been recognized for performance excellence from Healthgrades, J.D. Power & Associates, Truven Health “Top 100 Hospitals”, Planetree, Survey Vitals and Consumer Reports. PeopleCare. That’s Valley View.

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