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OSF Hospitals Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report has included four OSF HealthCare hospitals in its new 2020-2021 Best Hospitals rankings for a number of specialties and services.

OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL was ranked #12 in Illinois and achieved designations as high performing in colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery. OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL was ranked #23 in Illinois and achieved status as high performing in three separate areas: caring for persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); cardiovascular care for persons with Heart Failure; and knee replacements within the orthopedics category.

OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary in Evergreen Park, IL and OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville, IL each achieved high performing status in caring for persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Additionally, OSF Little Company of Mary was designated high performing in providing cardiovascular care for persons with Heart Failure.

“Last month, OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois was nationally ranked as one of the top 50 pediatric facilities for nephrology,” said Ralph Velazquez, MD, chief medical officer for OSF HealthCare. “Today’s additional rankings further demonstrate our commitment to quality and safety. We are very proud of our dedicated clinical team and all Mission Partners who work hard to ensure excellent experiences for our patients and excellent patient outcomes.”

To help patients decide where to receive care, U.S. News generates hospital rankings by evaluating data on nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult medical specialties, 9 adult procedures or conditions and 10 pediatric specialties. In addition to the national and regional rankings by U.S. News, two OSF HealthCare hospitals were just named to the 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals as compiled by Newsweek, and the Ministry as a whole was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Women.

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 more than 23,600 Mission Partners in 147 locations, including 14 hospitals – ten acute care, four critical access – with 2,097 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