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Data Sources

We obtain data from:

  • Medical records
  • Medical bills
  • Patient satisfaction surveys
  • Hospital records
  • Hospital self-assessments, which are based on third-party criteria

We collect data to update our measures regularly. Our data are subject to audit, review or comparison by numerous objectives, third-party agencies. Some data sources include:

  • AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • CDC-NHSN: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Healthcare Safety Network
  • HCAHPS: Survey sponsored by CMS, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
  • HRCA: Illinois Hospital Report Card Act, implemented by IDPH (see below)
  • IDPH: Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Leapfrog Group
  • NDNQI: National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
  • NSQIP: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
  • Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
  • SRTR: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients
  • The Joint Commission, a hospital accreditation agency
  • Vermont Oxford Network
  • Vizient