We strive to deliver the best treatment outcomes for our patients. We are honored that many of our facilities have been recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois as Blue Distinction® Centers + for exceptional work in one or more of four clinical areas: Maternity Program, Cardiac Program, Knee and Hip Replacement and Bariatric Surgery. This designation signifies that our hospitals have met nationally established quality-focused criteria and demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively. The facilities that achieved the Blue Distinction® + honors also met criteria regarding cost of care.
Blue Distinction Center Maternity Program
These hospitals demonstrated expertise and a commitment to quality care during the delivery of the baby.
Blue Distinction Center Cardiac Care
These hospitals demonstrated care resulting in better overall outcomes for patients seeking inpatient cardiac care services, including coronary artery bypass graft surgery, heart valve surgery, and angioplasty (percutaneous coronary intervention).
Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
This facility provides a full range of bariatric surgery care, including inpatient care, post-operative care, outpatient follow-up and patient education.
Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement
These hospitals are acute inpatient health care facilities with demonstrated expertise and a commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients of comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services.