The latest data update to the Illinois Hospital Report Card and consumer guide to health care Web site (healthcarereportcard.illinois.gov), which included updates to quality, infection, nurse staffing and infection data, was published today. Hospital quality measures reported are for time-period April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
Also included in this data update were:
- Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries, based on data from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Included data in statewide aggregate report.
- Updated composite “Process of Care Measures” from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012. Adjusted composite scores to account for recently retired sub-measures.