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Valley View Receives Women’s Choice Award Recognition

Valley View, an independent, not-for-profit health system based in Glenwood Springs, has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, Heart Care and Minimally Invasive Surgeries by the 2022 Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.

“It is a great honor to receive this recognition from the Women’s Choice Award,” said Emily McCarty, MD, the Medical Director of Women’s Health at Valley View. “These awards reflect our commitment to high-quality, compassionate care. We are proud of our incredible scope of care offered to women, from prevention to obstetrics to complex health issues. We are here for women throughout all phases of their lives and grateful for this recognition.”

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 3% for obstetrics, top 4% for heart care and top 6% for minimally invasive surgeries.

The Women’s Choice Award is an independent referral source for women, aiming to empower women to make better healthcare choices. It identifies the nation’s best hospitals based on robust criteria that includes relevant clinical performance, patient satisfaction and appropriate accreditations.

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

With an experienced team of OB/GYN specialists and certified nurse midwives, Women’s Health at Valley View is dedicated to providing the highest level of women’s healthcare through all stages of life through obstetrics, 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.

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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 physicians 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 enable patients to stay close to home for key healthcare needs. A network of primary care practices support 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 a 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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