MacDonald Fact Sheet

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University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital is a teaching- and research-based hospital committed to the latest advancements in medicine and technology and is the only hospital dedicated to women's health in the state of Ohio.

As one of the most respected women's hospitals in the country, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital possesses the resources necessary for comprehensive and compassionate care, including a team of experts committed to excellence. Our services cover all of a woman’s needs throughout her life—from adolescence through mature adulthood.

In addition, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Level III regional perinatal center—the highest classification available to hospitals offering maternity services.

Our affiliation with University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, both world-renowned hospitals in their own right, ensures access to prompt, quality care.

2012 Statistics

Hospital founded: 1891
Licensed adult beds: 85
Nursery bassinets: 52
Medical staff: 61
Residents/fellows: 29
Inpatient discharges: 4,566
Births: 3,988
Outpatient visits: 75,172
Surgical cases: 2,290
Total days of care: 13,288
Average length of stay: 2.9
Charity care: $47 million (University Hospitals, 2011)
Primary C-Section rate1: 15.7 percent
Breastfeeding rate2: 73 percent
VBAC success rate3: 77 percent
Department chairman: James H. Liu, MD
Arthur H. Bill Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Address: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-844-3941

1 Number of cesarean deliveries per 100 deliveries in women with no history of previous cesarean deliveries.
2 Initiation of breastfeeding in hospital.
3 Appropriate candidates who attempt vaginal delivery after a prior C-Section.

Awards: Ranked 27th in Gynecology by U.S. News & World Report
2013 recipient of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certificate
2012 recipient of Gold Award in Employer Breastfeeding Award, Ohio Department of Health
2012, 2012 National Bestfed Beginnings Breastfeeding Friendly Hospital winner

Medical/surgical services: Behavioral Medicine
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Specialty programs and clinics: Bleeding Disorders Clinic
Centering Pregnancy
Centering Parenting
Family Planning Center
Fibroid Clinic
PCOS Clinic
Sexual Function & Vulvovaginal Health Center
UH Fertility Center

Clinical trials: 11 Industry-funded trials, and four externally funded trials

National Institutes of Health Research and Extramural Grants:

March of Dimes Prematurity Research Collaborative of Ohio
Co-Principal Investigator: Sam Mesiano, PhD

ERV3 Control of Human Placentation
Principal Investigator: Neal Rote, PhD

Role of nuclear progesterone receptors in the control of human parturition
Principal Investigator: Sam Mesiano, PhD

Patient Visualization of Motile Trichomonas vaginalis and Future Condom Use
Principal Investigator: Sam Mesiano, PhD

Development of gene-specific progesterone receptor modulators to prevent pre-term birth
Principal Investigator: Sam Mesiano, PhD

Gynecologic Oncology Group Cooperative Clinical Trials
Principal Investigator: Steven Waggoner, MD

NICHD Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network
Principal Investigator: James Liu, MD

Comparison of a screening post-partum 75g oral glucose tolerance test to a six-week test for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in women with gestational diabetes
Principal Investigator: Honor Morin Wolfe, MD

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