RUHS Maternal Care Recognition

Wednesday, May 18

RUHS receives statewide recognition for high-quality maternal care

Riverside County hospital is one of three in the Inland Empire to receive awards from CMQCC this year

Moreno Valley, CA- Just in time for Women’s Health Month, Riverside University Health System (RUHS) – Medical Center has received three awards for providing outstanding maternity care.

The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) has honored RUHS – Medical Center with the following three Quality and Engagement Awards:

MDC Superstar Award: Medium-Sized Birth Volume Hospitals: Awarded to hospitals with between 1,000 and 2,499 annual births that exhibited high levels of engagement in the Maternal Data Center (MDC), a web application that provides benchmarking data, quality metrics and performance reports for hospital personnel.

The MDC Early Implementers Award: Awarded to hospitals that fully implemented a complete set of MDC safety standards for hypertension / preeclampsia and completed more than six months of associated data collection in 2021.

The Quality & Sustainability Award NTSV Cesarean Birth Rate: Awarded to hospitals that met and maintained the Healthy People 2020 and Healthy People 2030 target rates for low-risk Cesarean section births among first-time pregnancies for three consecutive years.

Dr. Bryan Oshiro, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at RUHS – Medical Center, said the awards demonstrate RUHS’s commitment to providing the highest level of maternity care.

“At RUHS, we provide exceptional maternity care to everyone, from the lowest risk pregnancies to the highest. These awards are a testament to our team’s skill, expertise and dedication to women’s health,” said Dr. Oshiro.

CMQCC is a nationally recognized organization that focuses on improving hospital-based maternity care in California. Their Quality and Engagement Awards Program recognizes member hospitals for going above and beyond in their commitment to quality improvement in maternity care.

For more information about the 2022 CMQCC Quality and Engagement Awards, visit