OSF St. Mary Recognized as 2015 HEALTHSTRONG Hospital

3/17/2015 - Galesburg, Illinois

OSF St. Mary Medical Center is pleased to announce their recognition as 2015 HEALTHSTRONG™ Hospital by iVantage Health Analytics; one of only 18 Illinois hospitals to receive this national designation.

"This national recognition from iVantage Health Analytics validates the dedicated service of OSF St. Mary Medical physicians and employees," said President Roxanna Crosser. "We congratulate the OSF St. Mary Medical Center staff for the exceptional care they provide each and every day."

The 2015 HEALTHSTRONG™ Hospitals highlights top performing hospitals rated as part of iVantage’s Hospital Strength INDEX™. The hospital strength index is the industry’s most comprehensive ratings system, leveraging publically available data. Hospitals are measured across nine equally weighted pillars of performance encompassing 56 different metrics including:

- outpatient market share
- inpatient market share
- population risk
- cost
- charge
- quality
- outcomes
- patient perspective
- and financial stability

The combined scores across each pillar determine the hospital’s index. iVantage identified and profiled U.S. hospitals with consideration for the wellness, cost, and population management effects in their markets. Of the 4,334 hospitals profiled, 572 earned the HEALTHSTRONG™ recognition. More information can be found at www.iVantageINDEX.com.

The INDEX analysis offers a true lens into the dynamics of the new health care environment. Our focus is always to make the analysis relevant and actionable for today’s health care decision makers. 

The 2015 HEALTHSTRONG™ Hospitals are an elite group of hospitals who are thriving within the new health care environment. Despite the unpredictability and change of the last 12 months, the top performers are establishing a new standard for the delivery of higher quality care at lower cost.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Carrie Bernett
Community Relations Coordinator
(309) 344-3161 x1102