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Altru recognized on Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals for 2022

Newsweek and Statista Inc. presented the award, which can be viewed on Newsweek’s website. They invited more than 10,000 medical professionals to participate in the survey, and 350 winners were recognized on the list.

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GRAND FORKS — Altru was the only hospital in North Dakota recognized on Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals for 2022.

“Bringing babies into this world is truly a privilege, and we do not take it for granted," Dr. Collette Lessard, obstetrician-gynecologist and chair of the OB-GYN department at Altru, said. “We care for women with both low and high-risk pregnancies and strive to offer the best, evidence-based obstetric care for them.”

Newsweek and Statista Inc. presented the award, which can be viewed on Newsweek’s website. They invited more than 10,000 medical professionals to participate in the survey, and 350 winners were recognized on the list.

“We are proud of the teamwork and commitment to excellence at Altru which enables us to provide the best possible experience for mothers and their new babies,” Dr. Heidi Philpot, family medicine physician at Altru, said. “It is our privilege to be able to provide obstetrical care for our community. We strive every day to provide an exceptional patient experience that is focused on high quality, safe and patient-centered care.”

The data sources used to complete the evaluation include a nationwide online survey of hospital managers and health care providers, medical KPIs on hospitals with a focus on indicators relevant to maternity care and results from patient surveys.

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“At Altru, we deeply care about our patients and their families,” Dr. Lessard said. “Our goal
every day is to provide the best experience and safest care for moms and babies alike.”

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