Illinois Department of Public HealthBruce Rauner, Governor

March, 2017

  • Updated “Process of Care Measures” for stroke and blood clots from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016.
  • Removed Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measure data due to obsolescence.
  • Updated “Emergency Department throughput” measures from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016.

December 2016

  • Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from Jan 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. Also included data in statewide aggregate report.
  • Updated report on trends in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in Illinois based on Hospital Discharge Data, 1999-2015.
  • Updated report on trends in Clostridium difficile infections in Illinois based on Hospital Discharge Data, 1999-2015.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated the adult and pediatric inpatient/outpatient volume and charges data for specific conditions and procedures in hospitals to include data from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated nurse turnover data from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data for reporting period October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center, Perinatal center, and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital and Baby Friendly hospital status.
  • Updated information on the percentage of hospital visits by major categories of insurance provider, with private pay and charity included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2015.
  • Updated hospital infection prevention staffing snapshot for December 31, 2015.
  • Updated snapshot measures on specially trained and CIC certified lactation consultant staffing for for December 31, 2015.
  • Updated breast feeding measures for January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment center percentage of revenue sources by major categories including private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, other public insurance, and private pay included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2015.

August, 2016

  • Added new trend report on Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections for 2009 through 2015 using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system.
  • Added new trend report on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in Illinois Acute Care Hospitals 2012-2015 using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system..
  • Added new trend report on Clostridium difficile infections in Illinois Acute Care Hospitals 2012-2015 using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system.

June 2016

  • Updated healthcare-associated infection data on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile events from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. A statewide aggregate report of these infections is also provided.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on central line-associated blood stream infections, based on data from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  Also included is a statewide aggregate report of these infections and major contributing organisms.
  • Updated the adult inpatient conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and "Pediatric Quality" measures to report data from October 1, 2014 to September 30,2015.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 except for those measures with insufficient data.  
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement Project measure data from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types. For maternal-child care units, nurse staffing levels for Level III designated Neonatal Intensive Care Units is delineated in facilities with such designations.
  • Updated Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only (treated and released) from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.  Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital designation, Baby Friendly hospital status, and Perinatal designation.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

March, 2016

  • Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from Jan 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. Also included data in statewide aggregate report.
  • Updated report on trends in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in Illinois based on Hospital Discharge Data, 1999-2014
  • Updated report on trends in Clostridium difficile infections in Illinois based on Hospital Discharge Data, 1999-2014.,
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measure data from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.
  • Added two new measures on hospital volume, charges and length of stay for Diabetes with complications and Diabetes with major complications - for reporting year Jan 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.

November, 2015

  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated the adult and pediatric inpatient/outpatient volume and charges data for specific conditions and procedures in hospitals to include data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 (except for Overall Heart Attack measure where data was insufficient).
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. 
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. 
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated nurse turnover data from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data for reporting period January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center, Perinatal center, and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital and Baby Friendly hospital status.
  • Updated information on the percentage of hospital visits by major categories of insurance provider, with private pay and charity included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2014.
  • Updated hospital infection prevention staffing snapshot for December 31, 2014.
  • Updated measures on specially trained and CIC certified lactation consultant staffing for January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment center percentage of revenue sources by major categories including private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, other public insurance, and private pay included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2014.

August, 2015

  • Added new trend report on Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections for 2009 through 2014 using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system.
  • Added new three year trend report on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in Illinois Acute Care Hospitals using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system.
  • Added new three year trend report on Clostridium difficile infections in Illinois Acute Care Hospitals using data from CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance system.

June, 2015 

  • Updated healthcare-associated infection data on Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile events from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. A statewide aggregate report of these infections is also provided.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on central line-associated blood stream infections, based on data from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.  Also  Included is a statewide aggregate report of these infections and major contributing organisms.
  • Updated the adult inpatient conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement Project measure data from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital designation and Baby Friendly hospital status.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

March, 2015

  • Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Also included data in statewide aggregate report.
  • Added statewide trend report on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries for reporting years July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.
  • Added new “Process of Care Measures” from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measures for stroke and blood clot with data from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from Jan 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) measure data from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.

November, 2014

  • Added new measures on specially trained and CIC certified lactation consultant staffing for January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Added new diagnostic measures on Head CT scan volume and charges from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Updated the adult inpatient conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Update nurse turnover data from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Updated Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center, Perinatal center, and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital and Baby Friendly hospital status.
  • Updated information on the percentage of hospital visits by major categories of insurance provider, with private pay and charity included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2013.
  • Updated hospital infection prevention staffing snapshot for December 31, 2013.
  • Updated the annual statewide aggregate reports for Clostridium difficile and MRSA infections in hospitals based on discharge data.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment center percentage of revenue sources by major categories including private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, other public insurance, and private pay included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2013.

June, 2014

  • Updated healthcare-associated infection data on Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile events from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. A statewide aggregate report of these infections and two year trend analysis are also provided.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on central line-associated blood stream infections, based on data from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Included a statewide aggregate report of these infections, a trend analysis, and major contributing organisms.
  • Updated the adult conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. 
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Added Emergency Department measures on wait time from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
  • Added new breast feeding measures on exclusive breast and formula feeding and updated “any breast feeding” measure for reporting period January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
  • Updated state hospital designations for Trauma center, Perinatal center, and Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, as well as Magnet hospital and Baby Friendly hospital status.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
 

February, 2014

  • Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. Also included data in statewide aggregate report.
  • Added first statewide trend report on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass surgeries and total knee replacement surgeries for reporting years July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2012.
  • Updated snapshot of nurse turnover rate for December 31, 2012 in medical, mother/baby, and critical care units.
  • Updated the annual statewide trend reports for Clostridium difficile and MRSA infections based on discharge data through calendar year 2012.

June, 2013

  • Added first full year of healthcare-associated infection data on Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile events from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. A statewide aggregate report of these infections is also provided.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on central line-associated blood stream infections, based on data from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. Included a statewide aggregate report of these infections.
  • Updated the adult conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. Performed risk adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2011 June 30, 2012.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average for July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. Updates include nursing hours per patient day and nursing skill mix. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012... Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.
  • Updated breast feeding measures data for reporting period March 1, 2012 through February 28, 2013.

March, 2013

  • 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.

December, 2012

  • Added new health care-associated infection data on Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile events from January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012. A statewide aggregate report of these infections is also provided.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Included data in statewide aggregate report.
  • Updated the adult conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012. Performed risk adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average. Added “Statin Prescribed at Discharge” listing to full drop down list of measures.
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2011.
  • Updated information on the percentage of hospital visits by major categories of insurance provider, with private pay and charity included where no insurance coverage exists for calendar year 2011. Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical-surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated hospital infection prevention staffing snapshot for December 31, 2011.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.. Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
  • Updated breast feeding measures data for reporting period July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.
  • Updated the annual statewide aggregate reports for Clostridium difficile and MRSA infections based on discharge data.
  • Updated Healthcare Associated Infection prevention information.

June, 2012

  • Added new health care-associated infection data on central line-associated blood stream infections for calendar year 2011, from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011. The 2011 statewide aggregate report of CLABSI data now includes data from adult and pediatric specialty ICUs, for example cardiothoracic surgical units, burn units, and trauma units.
  • Added a three year trend report for central line-associated infections reported through the CDC National Healthcare Safety Network..
  • Added a special statewide report on the quality of breast biopsy procedures in Illinois and existing disparities entitled “Disparities in Utilization of Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy – Illinois 2008 – 2010”.
  • Added “Baby Friendly Hospital” designation to hospitals participating in the Baby Friendly initiative.
  • Created a new “Maternal Child” tab to display associated quality measures.
  • Updated the adult conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011.
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Performed risk adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
  • Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical -surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Also updated hospital emergency department bypass hours and the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice for October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011.
  • Updated breast feeding measures data for reporting period February 1, 2011 through January 31, 2012.

December, 2011

  • Added new health care-associated infection data on surgical site infections associated with coronary artery bypass and total knee replacement surgeries, based on data from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. Included data in a statewide aggregate report.
  • Added information on the percentage of hospital visits by major categories of insurance provider, with private pay and charity included where no insurance coverage exists.
  • Added new information on the Services page to include conditions and procedures for specific pediatric services for number of patients, median length of stay and median charge for each, based on data from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. Updated the adult conditions and procedures for hospitals to include data from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. 
  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. Performed risk adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average.
  • Updated "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. 
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical -surgical units, and maternal - child care units for hospitals to report data January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. Also updated data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. Updated the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice as well for January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.
  • Updated breast feeding measures data reporting February 1, 2011 through July 31, 2011.
  • Updated the Illinois annual Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection report in Illinois hospitals for year 2010.
  • Updated the Illinois annual C-difficile infection report in Illinois hospitals for year 2010.

July, 2011

  • Updated the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Inpatient Quality", "Patient Safety", and Pediatric Quality” measures to report data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. Performed risk adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures.
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010. Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/ national average.
  • Included "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2009.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical -surgical units, and maternal-child care units for hospitals to report data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010. Added data on hospital employed and contract nurse staffing for each of the three unit types.
  • Updated data on the total volume of hospital emergency department visits, including the volume of patient visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. Updated the percentage of emergency department visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice as well for October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.
  • Updated the conditions and procedures for hospitals on the Services page to include data from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010, for number of patients, median length of stay and median charge for each.
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers outpatient conditions and charges on the Services page from October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.
  • Updated health care-associated infection data on central-line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) to include data from January 1, 2010 through December 30, 2010 for adult, neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. Included data in a statewide aggregate report, which includes information about involved organisms.
  • Updated breast feeding measures data reporting January 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011.

February, 2011

  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010. Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010.
  • Included breast feeding measures data reporting January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010. 
  • Included infection prevention nurse staffing data, reporting data from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

October, 2010

  • Updated "Inpatient Quality" and "Patient Safety" measures (AHRQ Inpatient Quality and Patient Safety Indicators) data to report data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. Added "Pediatric Quality" measures (AHRQ Pediatric Quality Indicators) data to report data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. Performed risk-adjustment procedures on AHRQ Mortality, Patient Safety and Pediatric Quality measures
  • Updated composite "Process of Care Measures" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. Updated all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average.
  • Included "Thirty Day Mortality Rates" and Readmission Rates" from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare data from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 30 2009.
  • Updated "Satisfaction Survey Responses" data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.
  • Updated Surgical Care Improvement measure data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.
  • Updated nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical -surgical units, and maternal-child care units for hospitals to report data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. Pie charts displaying nurse staffing ratios have been added
  • Updated nurse staffing turnover rates, reporting data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.
  • Updated data on the volume of hospital emergency department visits and emergency department bypass hours. Included data on volume of emergency department visits admitted to hospital as well as those treated as outpatients only.  Added percentage  of visits where patients left before being seen or against medical advice.
  • Updated the conditions and procedures on the Services page to include data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009, for number of patients, median length of stay and median charge for each
  • Updated ambulatory surgical treatment centers and outpatient conditions and charges for hospitals on the Services page.
  • Updated state hospital designations.
  • Updated Health Care-associated Infection data on central-line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) to include more complete data from adult intensive care units for 2009.  Added central line associated blood stream infections occurring in the neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care units for January 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010, together with a statewide aggregate report.
  • Updated the Illinois annual Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection report in Illinois hospitals for year 2009.
  • Updated the Illinois annual C-difficile infection report in Illinois hospitals for year 2009.

April 5, 2010

  • Added a User Survey to get feedback from the public for improving the relevance and usefulness of the web site.
  • Updated “Inpatient Quality” and “Patient Safety” measures (AHRQ Inpatient Quality and Patient Safety Indicators) data to report data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  Performed risk-adjustment procedures on the AHRQ Mortality and Patient Safety measures.
  • Updated composite “Process of Care Measures” from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare performance measure data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  Added all Process of Care measures that are used to calculate the composite data and provided state/national average.
  • Updated Health Care-associated Infection data on central-line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) to include data from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  Included a state-wide report on CLABSI.
  • Included nurse staffing data for the intensive care units, medical -surgical units, and maternal-child care units for hospitals.  Updated existing nurse staffing data to report data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.
  • Included nurse staffing turnover rates, reporting data from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008.
  • Included nurse staffing vacancies, reporting a snapshot of vacancies on January 1, 2009.
  • Updated “Satisfaction Survey Responses” data to report the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare satisfaction measure data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  Added state and national averages for the Satisfaction Survey measures.
  • Included data on the volume of hospital emergency department visits and emergency department bypass hours.
  • Updated the conditions and procedures on the Services page to include data from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009, for number of patients, median length of stay and median charge for each.
  • Added outpatient conditions and charges for hospitals on the Services page.
  • Added additional procedures and charges for ambulatory surgical treatment centers on the Services page.
  • Updated state hospital designations.  Included the Emergency Medical System for Children designation.