OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center earned a High Performing ratings for COPD, Diabetes, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Stroke in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes.
“We are proud to receive this award because quality care is a high priority for OSF Little Company of Mary,” said Cindy Deuser, MSHA, BSN, RN, CPPS, director Quality & Safety at OSF Little Company of Mary. “This acknowledgement provides our patients and our community with the confidence of knowing they will receive optimal care from the moment they arrive at our door.”
For the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. Fewer than half of all hospitals received any High Performing rating, and only four earned this rating in all procedures and conditions. State and metro area rankings reflect the highest performing hospitals in the area across multiple areas of care.
“When patients are considering their options for care, the Best Hospitals ratings are designed to help them identify hospitals that excel in the kind of care they may need,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. “A hospital that’s earned a High Performing rating in a service may be a good option for patients in need of that service and their medical professionals to consider.”
The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality such as survival rates, patient experience, and how successfully each hospital helps patients get back home.