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Area Hospitals Get Yearly Grades

Posted by wlpo on November 20, 2009

The Illinois Department of Public Health has set up a “Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Health Care Web site”.  The site grades hospitals on quality, safety, satisfaction and services.

When it comes to satisfaction, 73 percent of patients at Illinois Valley Community Hospital and Mendota Community Hospital say they’re highly satisfied.  St. Mary’s was next highest at 69 percent followed by St. Margarets at 64 percent and 62 percent satisfaction with Ottawa Regional.  A figure was unavailable for Perry Memorial.

As for what percent of patients would recommend the hospital to family and friends, 75 percent said they would with IVCH.  Mendota Community was next highest with 71 percent, then St. Margaret’s with 68 percent, St. Mary’s 64 percent, Ottawa Regional 62 percent and Perry Memorial again unavailable.

The hospital report card website is

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