Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is among 104 California hospitals recognized recently for meeting the national goal of reducing or maintaining the rate of C-sections for low-risk, first-birth deliveries to 23.9 percent or less. California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana Dooley made the announcement at a press conference.
The San Diego Union-Tribune and KPBS focused their stories on Scripps Mercy and two other area hospitals that met the 2020 goal several years ahead of schedule.
Read the story in The San Diego Union-Tribune: Three Hospitals Honored for Lowering C-section Rates.
A link to the KPBS story was not available.