The Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospitals Recognizes North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital


Hospitals awarded in several categories based on clinical performance, patient satisfaction.

North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital were named to the 2022 Women’s Choice Award Best Hospitals list in nine categories, including top performance designation for Obstetrics. The hospitals were awarded based on clinical performance, patient satisfaction and appropriate accreditations.  This national recognition is based on surveys of thousands of women and research conducted in partnership with the Wharton School of Business.

“Our teams continue to focus on the things that make a difference to our patients,” said Andy Cochrane, Chief Hospital Officer, North Memorial Health. “We’re thrilled to receive the Best Hospital Women’s Choice Award and to be considered among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation.”

Compared to health care systems across the country, North Memorial Health Hospital was named to the 2022 Best Hospitals list in the categories of: Bariatric Surgery (top 4%), Obstetrics (top 5%), Heart Care (top 6%), Stroke Center (top 3%) and Mammography. Maple Grove Hospital earned the recognition for Obstetrics (top 2%), Minimally Invasive Surgery (top 4%), Outpatient Experience and a top-100 designation for patient experience (medium size category).

“This is really a testament to our teams and the work they do every day,” said Cochrane. “In a difficult year that presented us with a number of significant challenges, our team members stayed focused and committed to supporting each other and working as a team to provide care in ways that put patients and families first.  Our patients continue to recognize these efforts and the little things we remain committed to doing to make experiences and services stand above our peers.”

About North Memorial Health

At North Memorial Health, we are on a mission to change healthcare. We’re delivering unmatched customer service and empowering our patients throughout the Twin Cities to achieve their best health. North Memorial Health provides access to high-quality, low-cost care throughout the Twin Cities through its medical transportation services and two hospitals – North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital. North Memorial Health Clinics which include primary care, specialty care and hospice are part of a joint venture with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota that is transforming the healthcare experience for consumers. Across the North Memorial Health system, 900+ doctors and 6,000+ team members are dedicated to delivering a more connected experience for our patients.