Riverside Earns Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award

What is evaluated?

The Gyn Surgery Excellence Award focuses on Hysterectomies and other Gyn Care

  • Hospitals must be evaluated and rated in both categories
  • Based on risk-adjusted rate of hysterectomies and gynecologic surgery in-hospital complications
  • Use a volume weighted average of the z-scores for these procedures
  • Hospital performance was evaluated in two areas:


  • Laparoscopic or open approach
  • Vaginal or abdominal approach
  • Robotic Assist

Gynecological Surgery

  • Removal or repair of ovary(ies)
  • Removal, repair, or ligation of the fallopian tube(s)
  • Uterine repair
  • Endometrial ablations
  • Cervical Procedures