Health | Newsweek names Bay Area hospitals America's best maternity hospitals for 2024

Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California are amongst the very best within the United States for his or her exceptional care for fogeys and their newborns, in response to Newsweek magazine's “America's Best Maternity Hospitals 2024” list.

The Bay Area hospitals that received this prestigious award are Antioch, Redwood City, San Francisco, San Jose, San Leandro, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Vallejo, Vacaville and Walnut Creek.

This is the fifth consecutive 12 months that Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California have been recognized for maintaining rigorous standards in obstetric care, akin to low rates of planned preterm births and adherence to vital safety protocols to guard latest parents and their babies.

“Our obstetric care teams at Kaiser Permanente provide exceptional, high-quality care to ensure these new parents and their babies have a healthy start,” said Carrie Owen Plietz, FACHE, president of Kaiser Permanente's Northern California region. “We are proud to offer equitable, culturally responsive obstetric care that gives our patients the support they need in a caring environment.”

Last 12 months, 40,566 babies were born in Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California.

“This recognition is a testament to the clinical excellence of our physician-led care teams who provide expert and compassionate care and support to our patients throughout their pregnancy,” said Maria Ansari, MD, FACC, CEO and executive director of Permanente Medical Group. “We know that the first step to a healthy baby is a healthy pregnancy, which is why we are committed to providing safe, equitable and comprehensive obstetric care in a supportive, personalized way.”

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