OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Peoria, Illinois

Quality & Safety

Measuring Quality

qualitysurgery.jpg Not all medical centers and physicians are alike. Differences in quality matter most when you need sophisticated medical care for a complex condition. The doctor and medical center you choose will have a direct impact on your care - especially when you need treatment for a serious condition or disease.

Quality is measured in many different ways. While there is no universal agreement on which method should be used, the links on this page provide comparative and quality information.

Joint Commission

Hospital Compare

Illinois Department of Public Health - Illinois Report Card

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Leapfrog Group