As Centegra Seeks to Abandon Most of Its Woodstock Hospital Services

The following is posted on the City of Woodstock’s web page. Considering it is not just Woodstock residents who will be negatively affected by Centegra Health Systems’ abandoning most of its hospital services, the information is being published on McHenry … Continue reading

Mercy Pounds Centegra for Abandoning Woodstock

Hospital wars continue in McHenry County. Wisconsin-based Mercy Health System lobed rhetoric at Centegra in the Woodstock Independent, the dominant health care provider in McHenry County after Centegra filed suit to stop a state-approved 13-bed Mercy hospital in Crystal Lake. … Continue reading

Financial Problems Facing Centegra

Lakewood bond analyst offers the following take on Centegra’s desired affiliation with Northwestern Memorial Healthcare (joint press release here.) Centegra built a big new hospital in Huntley in order to stave off competition from Mercy Hospital. But building more beds … Continue reading

Local Hospitals’ Five Star Ratings

Chicago Crain’s Business has hospital ratings by HealthGrades. There are a number of categories which were judged. In descending order from a score of 22 Five Star ratings for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, the list descends to … Continue reading

Patients Questionnaires Compare Three Area Hospitals

Here’s an interesting web site that allows viewers to compare three hospitals. I took the three who serve most McHenry County patients, Advocate Good Shepherd, Centegra McHenry and Centegra Woodstock. Look at what patients filling out questionnaires said about each: … Continue reading