February 24, 2021
Arlington, TX – In recognition of outstanding women’s services, Medical City Arlington has been named to the elite Best Maternity Hospitals 2021 list by Newsweek magazine. The distinction recognizes facilities that have met high standards for safety and quality maternity care for women and newborns as verified by data from The Leapfrog Group. Medical City Arlington is the only North Texas hospital to achieve this recognition.
“This recognition highlights our dedication to high quality, patient-centered and compassionate care,” says Keith Zimmerman, CEO of Medical City Arlington. “This award is just one of many reasons Medical City Arlington and specifically Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington is the destination of choice for women’s care in Arlington and across Tarrant County.”
Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington, a facility of Medical City Arlington, is a 125,000 square foot dedicated Women’s Hospital located on the campus of Medical City Arlington. The facility provides comprehensive care for women at all stages of life, from childbirth to gynecology surgery, including access to a multi-disciplinary team of physicians and specially trained staff providing leading-edge treatment in a peaceful environment.
Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington includes:
- A dedicated postpartum floor with 34 private patient rooms
- 4 spacious women's premier postpartum suites
- 33 women’s services medical/surgical rooms
- 23 modern labor and delivery rooms
- 3 C-section operating rooms
- 35 Level III neonatal intensive care (NICU) beds, including 15 private NICU rooms
- 2 dedicated family overnight stay rooms for NICU patient family members
“Best Maternity Care Hospitals showcases an elite group of hospitals nationwide,” says Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief of Newsweek. “These facilities should be commended for the care they provide to women and families, and for giving babies a strong start to life. As families continue to cope with the effects on the pandemic, this information can support Newsweek’s readership in planning for one of life’s most precious moments.”
Hospitals named to the “Best Maternity Hospitals” list have fully met The Leapfrog Group’s rigorous standards for excellence in maternity care. This includes achieving lower rates of C-Sections, early elective delivery and episiotomy, as well as assuring bilirubin screening for all newborns and blood clot prevention techniques for mothers delivering via C-section.
Medical City Arlington was one of only 217 hospitals nationwide recognized.
About Medical City Arlington:
Medical City Arlington is a 433-bed full-service, acute care hospital serving Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie and surrounding communities. A Level II Trauma Center, Medical City Arlington was the first certified Chest Pain Center and the first certified Primary Stroke Center in Tarrant County and a top performer in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care as designated by The Joint Commission. As the Official Hospital of the Texas Rangers, MCA provides high quality orthopedic services and is known for cancer, neurosurgery, spine and gastrointestinal care. MCA delivers more than 4,300 babies annually at its dedicated women’s hospital, Medical City Women’s Hospital Arlington, which includes a Level III NICU. Medical City Arlington consists of more than 1,700 dedicated healthcare professionals and volunteers, including more than 900 physicians. Medical City Arlington is part of Medical City Healthcare.