Leapfrog Group Names Lovelace Women’s Hospital to Top Maternity Hospital List

ALBUQUERQUE – October 18, 2022 – Lovelace Women’s Hospital (LWH) has been named The 2022 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care by Money and the Leapfrog Group. LWH is one of only two facilities in New Mexico to make the list, which includes 259 hospitals nationally.

“Being the only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women makes being named to The Best Hospitals for Maternity Care a proud moment for all of us,” said Amy Blasing, CEO of LWH. “It underscores our dedication to delivering the highest quality of maternity care to our patients, while ensuring both mom and baby are safe and well-cared for throughout their stay.”

Hospitals on the list offer a diverse range of maternal care services, including high-risk pregnancy care and neonatal intensive care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months. It is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospitals’ prevention of medical errors and other harms to patients in their care. To qualify for the Best Hospitals for Maternity Care list, hospitals had to receive a B letter grade or higher on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assessment for spring 2022.

To learn more about Lovelace Women’s Hospital and its commitment to providing quality and compassionate care, please visit lovelace.com. To learn more about The 2022 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care by Money and the Leapfrog Group, click here.


Whitney Marquez, Lovelace Health System  
Phone: 505-903-0367  

Lovelace Women’s Hospital
Lovelace Women’s Hospital is the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health. It offers a 53-bed neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing option, a nationally recognized, award-winning breast care center and birthing center, and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation. Lovelace Women’s Hospital earned three Women’s Choice Awards® for 2022, including recognition as one of America’s Best Breast Center, a Best Hospital for Obstetrics and a Best Mammogram Imaging Center. Its Family Birthing Center earned international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated facility for offering an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, visit lovelace.com.