Garnet Health Medical Center, formerly Orange Regional Medical Center, is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ and the 2021 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™. 

Healthgrades, a United States company that provides consumers with information about physicians, hospitals and health care providers, recognized Garnet Health Medical Center for exceptional care of mothers during and after labor and delivery, as well as care of women undergoing gynecologic procedures. 

“It’s truly an honor working with such a dedicated team of nursing leaders, providers, educators, lactation coordinators and nursing staff,” said Anjana Poonthota MD,MPH,FAAP, Medical Director, Garnet Health Women’s and Neonatal Services (Perinatal services). “Expectant parents should feel confident knowing we are delivering high clinical outcomes and remain committed to the best quality practices in Women’s health.”

As a recipient of the Excellence Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Garnet Health Medical Center is among the top 5% of the nation’s hospitals for overall women’s healthcare. This achievement recognizes Garnet Health Medical Center for providing exceptional care to women during and after childbirth and to women undergoing gynecologic procedures. The Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ distinguishes the Hospital in the top 5% of all national hospitals evaluated and recognizes the exceptional care provided to mothers during and after labor and delivery.

Garnet Health Medical Center is also a Healthgrades 2021 5-star recipient for Natural Childbirth, C-Section Delivery and Hysterectomy. 
“We are honored to be one of only four New York State hospitals to achieve these women’s care excellence awards three years in a row,” said Chief Executive Officer Brian Tew. “It’s an outstanding accomplishment that illustrates the high quality care we provide.” 

In 2020, Garnet Health Medical Center was recognized with the Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ and Labor & Delivery Excellence Award™. 

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