Emerson Recognized as a Top Maternity Hospital


Emerson Hospital is named on Newsweek’s 2021 list of the Best Maternity Hospitals in the U.S. In partnership with the Leapfrog Group, Newsweek’s list includes 217 hospitals in 36 states throughout the country that consistently excel in providing care to mothers, newborns, and their families. Only eight hospitals in Massachusetts are on this year’s list.

In addition, Emerson was honored recently as a Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Providers that meet the highest quality, safety, and efficiency standards receive this designation.

“We are pleased to be recognized for outstanding maternity care by Newsweek and Blue Cross Blue Shield,” said Jeffrey O. Riley, MD, FACOG, Chair, OB/GYN, Emerson Hospital. “The safety of mothers and newborns is paramount at Emerson. Our team is focused on providing expert, individualized, and compassionate care, and the best possible experience to our patients before, during, and after delivery — so families have a healthy start to their new lives together.”

The Clough Birthing Center at Emerson Hospital offers the highest quality medical expertise and family-centered care in a serene location, close to home. For more information about having a baby at Emerson — including high-risk pregnancy services with specialists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the area’s only Level II Special Care Nursery, directed by neonatologists from Massachusetts General Hospital — visit www.emersonhospital.org/baby. Maternity patients consistently give Emerson Hospital high marks for patient care and safety.

About Emerson Hospital

Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Bedford, Groton, Maynard, Sudbury and Westford, and urgent care centers in Hudson and Littleton. The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns.

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