Riverview Health is pleased to announce its maternity services has achieved an 82 percent overall quality score in a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (CDC mPINC Survey). This exceeds the state average score of 76 percent and the national average score of 75 percent in providing excellent maternity services related to infant care and nutrition.
“I’m very proud of our team for dedicating their efforts to raising the bar when it comes to high-quality care for our moms and babies,” states Amy Gardner, department manager of Maternity Center and Pediatrics. “Not only are we committed to ensuring our patients have the best experience possible, we also work diligently to implement best practices related to infant nutrition and care, such as breastfeeding.”
The mPINC is a national survey of maternity care practices and policies conducted by the CDC. The survey is administered to all hospitals and birth centers with registered maternity beds. Through this survey, the CDC aims to help facilitate improvements in maternity care services by providing evidence-based care to patients.
Riverview Health offers several resources for new or expecting moms including a breastfeeding class, preparation for childbirth class and a free breastfeeding support group. If you’d like to learn more about Riverview Health Maternity, you can also register for a free tour. To register for these classes or events, visit riverview.org/classes.
Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville and a hospital in Westfield with four—soon-to-be 20—beds. Also included are 23 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit. For more information on Riverview Health, visit riverview.org.