• OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Receives National Recognition

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-
    Contact: JoEllyn Gahan–Public Relations and Communications Coordinator | (815) 539-1659
     
    (August 4, 2022, Ottawa, Illinois)  OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center was recently one of the top 20 small community hospitals in the country named to the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals® list. 
     
    Fortune/Merative also selected OSF Saint Elizabeth to receive a 2022 Everest Award, which honors 25 hospitals that have demonstrated both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement.
     
    The Everest Award recognizes hospitals that developed and executed the strategies that drove the highest rates of improvement, resulting in the highest performance in the U.S. at the end of five years.
     
    Merative, a data, analytics and technology partner for the healthcare industry,has identified the top hospitals from a rigorous evaluation of 2,650 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals in the U.S. The annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience, and financial health.
     
    “I want to thank our amazing Mission Partners, providers and strategic partners for their passion and dedication,”  said Dawn Trompeter, president of OSF Saint Elizabeth.  “I am proud of the work that we do every day serving our communities with the greatest care and love.”
     
    Recognition as one of the Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals and an Everest Award winner demonstrates the ongoing commitment at OSF Saint Elizabeth to prioritizing patient-centered care. For more information, visit http://www.100tophospitals.com/.
     
    About OSF HealthCare
    OSF HealthCare is an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. OSF HealthCare employs nearly 24,000 Mission Partners in 150 locations, including 15 hospitals – ten acute care, five critical access – with 2,089 licensed beds, and two colleges of nursing throughout Illinois and Michigan. The OSF HealthCare physician network employs more than 1,500 primary care, specialist and advanced practice providers. OSF HealthCare, through OSF Home Care Services, operates an extensive network of home health and hospice services. It also owns Pointcore, Inc., comprised of health care-related businesses; OSF HealthCare Foundation, the philanthropic arm for the organization; and OSF Ventures, which provides investment capital for promising health care innovation startups. More at https://www.osfhealthcare.org.
     
    About the Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals® List
    The Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list is determined using independent and objective research to analyze hospital performance. Organizations do not apply or pay for this honor or pay to promote their award. Award-winning hospitals serve as a model of excellence for the industry.