June 23, 2020
Meticulous two-year review process successfully completed
Dallas, TX – Medical City Dallas Women’s Hospital has earned a Level IV Maternal Designation, the highest level of care designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
A Level IV maternal designated facility provides comprehensive care for pregnant and postpartum patients with low risk conditions to the most complex medical, surgical and/or obstetrical conditions that present a high risk. The designation ensures access to on-site consultation to a comprehensive range of medical and maternal subspecialists, surgical specialists and behavioral health specialists.
“This designation underscores our commitment to the highest level of care and safety for women and babies,” says Medical City Dallas Women’s Hospital CEO Jessica O’Neal. “Our board certified physicians, expert staff and critical care teams stand ready to care for our patients at the highest level throughout their lifetime.”
The designation comes after a meticulous two-year review process from a multi-disciplinary team appointed and approved by the state.
Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas is recognized nationally for safety and excellence in women’s care. It received Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award for Top 5% of Hospitals for Labor & Delivery and Gynecological Surgery and a 5-Star rating for vaginal delivery, C-section delivery, gynecological procedures and hysterectomy. Additionally, Medical City Dallas is Magnet recognized for nursing excellence by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®.
Medical City Dallas is the only North Texas hospital with both an adult and a full-service children’s hospital on the same campus, including a Level IV neonatal ICU (NICU), the highest level of care available for premature and critically ill newborns. Medical City Children’s Hospital is the only North Texas facility to offer open fetal surgery, the highest level of interventional surgery available for unborn babies.