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St. Petersburg General Hospital Receives 2016 Women’s Choice Award® For the 3rd Consecutive Year

 (St. Petersburg, FL, January 29, 2016)   St. Petersburg General Hospital has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care. This evidence-based designation is the only Emergency Care award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women state that they want from a hospital.

The list of 360 award winners from across the county, including St. Petersburg General Hospital, represents those that have provided exceptional patient care and treatment, signifying the commitment to meeting the highest standards in Emergency Care for women, their families and their community. “To be among the top 10% nationally out of 3,800 hospitals to receive this award for the 3rd year in a row is an incredible accomplishment for our hospital. Our Emergency Care team is dedicated to providing excellent care,” emphasized Janice Balzano President and CEO of St. Petersburg General Hospital.

“The Emergency Department works extremely hard and is very proud of its accomplishments in providing clinical excellence for our community,” expressed Director of Emergency Services, Diane Conti RN, MSN.

For more information on the 2016 America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care visit

St. Petersburg General Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited full-service 215-bed acute care facility, providing comprehensive emergency, diagnostic, medical, surgical and women’s services including labor and delivery, post-partum and nursery. St. Petersburg General Hospital is accredited as a Breast Center with Digital Imaging and Computer Aided Detection, Certified Chest Pain Center and Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Cancer Center by the Commission on Cancer by the American College of Surgeons and a GYN Robotic Surgery Training Epicenter.  Other services include The Orthopedic Center for Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, and New Vision™ Medical Stabilization for Substance Abuse.  For more information about the hospital, please visit our website          

The Women’s Choice Award® sets the standard for helping women make smart choices through education, empowerment, and validation. Awards are determined by evidence-based research and identify the brands, products and services most recommended and trusted by women. Visit to learn more.

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