Readmission Rates at Area Hospitals

Yesterday we looked at death rate comparisons for Medicare patients for heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia at Barrington’s, McHenry’s and Woodstock’s hospitals. Today, we look at readmission rates for those three problems. For heart attacks the Barrington, McHenry and … Continue reading

Death Rates at Area Hospitals

One of the data sets issued by Medicare cuts to the chase. It’s about mortality. Death rates to the rest of us. When I was managing state employee benefits (my consolation prize after running against Roland Burris for State Comptroller … Continue reading