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Rex Healthcare Named to List of Nation’s Top 100 Women’s Health Programs

Becker's Hospital Review Recognition Reflects Passion for Excellent Care

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2012

Contact: Alan M. Wolf
(919) 784-4467
alan.wolf@rexhealth.com

RALEIGH, N.C. – Rex Healthcare is honored to be recognized as one of the country’s “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

The publication’s editorial team chose hospitals based on clinical accolades, quality care and women’s health proficiencies and awards. Rex was the only Wake County hospital selected for the list, and one of only three in North Carolina.

“Rex strives to provide excellent care for all patients, and we’re especially proud of the services and treatments we offer to women of all ages,” said Mary Lou Powell, Rex’s vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer. “The Becker’s honor is a direct result of the hard work and compassion that our physicians and co-workers deliver every day.”

Becker’s noted that Rex works in conjunction with healthcare providers from the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and N.C. Women’s Hospital to offer high-quality care for women in Wake County. The UNC Specialty Women's Center at Rex offers services in gynecologic oncology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery. Becker’s also pointed out that with 40 private rooms, Rex Women's Center provides a comfortable place for pregnant women and delivers more babies than any other hospital in the Triangle.

Rex has received other recent accolades from Becker’s, including being named one of the country's “100 Great Hospitals” and one of the “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” For more information, visit beckershospitalreview.com/lists/.

For more information on the services Rex offers for women, visit rexhealth.com/womens-services.
To take a virtual tour of the Rex Women’s Center, visit www.rexhealth.com/tours/womans-center.


About Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare, a member of UNC Health Care, is a private, not-for-profit health care system with more than 5,300 co-workers. Rex Healthcare has 660 beds (433 general acute beds and 227 skilled nursing) and treats nearly 34,000 inpatients each year. Rex offers dedicated centers for cancer, surgery, heart and vascular, post-acute rehabilitation and skilled nursing care, wellness and women’s care plus dedicated services for bariatric, heartburn, pain management, sleep disorders, diabetes education, wound and emergency care. Rex’s medical staff includes more than 1,100 physicians and 1,700 nurses. Rex provides various health care services throughout Wake County with facilities in Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wakefield and downtown Raleigh. Rex was the first hospital in the Triangle to receive Magnet Recognition, placing Rex nurses among the top 6 percent in the nation. Rex was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2008, 2009 and 2011, and was highlighted as one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the U.S. by Becker’s Hospital Review in 2011.