Three Amita hospitals ranked among region's best

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - U.S. News & World Report has ranked Amita Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Amita Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village and Amita Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates among the top 15 Best Hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Amita Health Elk Grove Village finished 11th, and Amita Health Hinsdale and Amita Health Hoffman Estates tied for 14th in the magazine's annual rankings for the Chicago area. In U.S. News' statewide hospital rankings for Illinois, the three medical centers ranked in the top 20, with Amita Health Elk Grove Village finishing in a two-way tie for 12th, and Amita Health Hinsdale and Amita Health Hoffman Estates tying for 16th.

"These latest rankings are a testament to the physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals at Amita Health Elk Grove Village, Hinsdale and Hoffman Estates," said Mark A. Frey, Amita Health president and chief executive officer. "Their unwavering commitment to excellence, including implementing and following best practices, provides a strong foundation for the delivery of safe, high-quality care, while enabling these three medical centers to rank among the best in the Chicago area and statewide."

The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, were developed to help consumers determine which hospitals provide the best care for the most serious or complicated medical conditions and procedures. The rankings help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates and adequacy of nurse staffing.

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