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WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital

WellSpan Health is delivering more than just babies, as three of its hospitals are now nationally recognized for expert maternity care.  

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, and WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital have made the list of the best maternity hospitals in America.  

That’s according to Money, a personal finance website that recently teamed up with The Leapfrog Group to develop the first every Best Maternity Hospital ranking.  

READ: WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital Named a Best Hospital in America

Safety, quality, affordability

“WellSpan Health is dedicated to delivering safe, quality and affordable healthcare to our neighbors in South Central Pennsylvania. We are honored that Money and The Leapfrog Group have acknowledged our efforts by naming three WellSpan hospital to their list of Best Maternity Hospitals in America,” said Dr. Michael Seim, senior vice president and chief quality officer, WellSpan Health.  

To compile its new list of the top hospitals in the country for maternity care in partnership with Money, the Leapfrog Group used maternity care data from the 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. To qualify for the list, eligible hospitals were required to carry an ‘A’ or ‘B’ letter grade on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade assessment for spring 2022 and meet criteria specific to providing maternity care.  

WellSpan Health offers comprehensive maternity care beginning with the pregnancy journey to planning for the birth of your child.  For more information on the extensive obstetric and maternity services for women and their newborns, visit WellSpan’s website by clicking here.  

The complete ranking and methodology can be found by clicking here.  

About leapfrog Group

The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization that aims to help consumers make informed decisions about their health and access safe, high-value care.  

For over two decades, it has collected and published data on patient safety and quality of care from voluntary surveys and other sources. More than 2,200 hospitals completed its flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey in 2022.  

About WellSpan Health 

WellSpan Health’s vision is to reimagine healthcare through the delivery of comprehensive, equitable health and wellness solutions throughout our continuum of care.  

As an integrated delivery system focused on leading in value-based care, we encompass nearly 1,900 employed providers, 220 locations, eight award-winning hospitals, home care and a behavioral health organization serving South Central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.  

With a team 20,000 strong, WellSpan experts provide a range of services, from wellness and employer services solutions to advanced care for complex medical and behavioral conditions.  

It’s clinically integrated network of 2,600 aligned physicians and advanced practice providers are dedicated to providing the highest quality and safety, inspiring our patients and communities to be their healthiest. 


Samuel R Welsh 1945-2024

Samuel was an avid sportsman all his life and enjoyed both playing sports and watching them on the television. He enjoyed playing golf.

Betty Marie Miller 1937-2024

Betty worked for 36 years in the Alumni office of The Mercersburg Academy. She enjoyed travel, knitting, and spending time with family and friends.

M Marie Trostle 1919-2024

She enjoyed sewing, baking, cooking, babysitting and crocheting. She especially enjoyed quilting, where she made over 40 quilts and gave them to her family.

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John enjoyed target shooting, fishing and was known for telling great stories. He was also very proud of his family and enjoyed spending as much time with them as possible.

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