Northwestern Medicine

Second Consecutive Year Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital Named Among the 'Best Hospitals' in Chicago

July 15, 2014

Central DuPage Hospital's orthopaedic program ranked 28th nationally

WINFIELD, IL – For the second consecutive year, Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) and Delnor Hospital have been ranked as two of the Best Hospitals in Chicago and Illinois by U.S.News & World Report. For the sixth time in eight years, CDH’s orthopaedic program has been ranked nationally, ranking 28th in the country.

"This achievement is a great honor for CDH and Delnor and demonstrates the unwavering commitment by the hospitals' medical staffs and clinicians to providing high-quality compassionate care to the patients we serve in the western suburbs and beyond,” said Mike Vivoda, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cadence Health. "The CDH orthopaedic program continues to achieve national recognition and has become one of the country’s finest."

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. For 2014-15, U.S. News & World Report evaluated hospitals in 16 adult specialties and ranked the top 50 in most of the specialties. Just 3 percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals that were analyzed for Best Hospitals 2014-15 earned national ranking in even one specialty.

"The data tell the story – a hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of," says U.S. News Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. "A Best Hospital has demonstrated its expertise in treating the most challenging patients."

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About Cadence Health

Cadence Health was formed in March 2011 as a result of the merger between Central DuPage Health System based in Winfield, Ill., and Delnor Community Health System based in Geneva, Ill. Cadence Health is a locally based, locally governed health system focused on delivering excellent health care to the more than 1.1 million patients in Chicago’s western suburbs. For seven of the past eight years (2006-2010, 2012, 2013), Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) has been selected by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "100 Top Hospitals in the U.S." Delnor Hospital recently received accreditation by the American College of Surgeon’s National Accreditation Program of Breast Centers for the Delnor Center for Breast Health. CDH and Delnor currently maintain affiliations with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for pediatric specialty care and Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery, adult medical oncology, and cardiology services. Both hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cadence Health employs more than 7,400 professionals providing care across an interdependent network of healthcare organizations. Cadence Health also includes Cadence Physician Group, a local network of more than 250 primary care physicians and specialists on the medical staff at CDH or Delnor Hospital. 

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