Lee BatsakisSupervisor, Public Relations and Marketing
Little Company of Mary Hospital Ranked Among Best Hospitals Nationwide in Two Specialties
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 in both Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure by U.S. News & World Report.
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
“We are proud to receive this award because quality care is a high priority for Little Company of Mary,” said Cindy Deuser, R.N. Vice President of Quality Improvement / Clinical and Diagnostic Services at LCMH. “This acknowledgement provides our patients and our community with the confidence of knowing they will receive optimal COPD and heart care from the moment they arrive at our door.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
“For nearly 30 years, U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available, we give patients and their physicians’ information to support their search for the best care across a range of specialties.”
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. For more information about the 2018-19 rankings, please visit the FAQ. For more information about Little Company of Mary Hospital, visit www.LCMH.org.
ABOUT LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) is a Catholic, not-for-profit hospital based in Evergreen Park. For nearly 90 years, LCMH has held a long tradition of serving the community. The Women’s Center for Life and Health provides a wide array of women’s healthcare needs conveniently under one roof – from routine wellness exams and screenings to advanced diagnostic facilities for even the most critical health conditions. Little Company of Mary continues to achieve accolades for quality, provides new medical advances and offers a convenient range of services to the community. If you need assistance finding a Little Company of Mary physician who is right for you, please contact Physician Match – a free healthcare referral service that provides detailed biographical information on many physicians within a variety of medical specialties. Call 708.423.3070 or 1.866.540.LCMH or visit www.LCMH.org.