Choosing a hospital that provides the type of care you deserve is important. Knowledge about a hospital’s care, services, safety, and environment is essential in making the right decision for you and your loved ones. Rush Oak Park Hospital takes patient care very seriously. The hospital’s goal is to provide the best care possible at every level and in every department.
In order to make an informed decision about health care services, we recommend you compare hospitals in the area and on a national scale. We are confident that you will find that ROPH is a leader in patient satisfaction and is consistently recognized with designations and certifications by health care accrediting organizations.
Rush Oak Park Hospital accolades and accomplishments earned in 2015-16:
Awards and Recognitions
|Grade "A" for Patient Safety||ROPH earned a top grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.|
|Four-star Quality Rating||ROPH earned four out of five stars in a federal quality rating system for hospitals nationwide by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.|
|ROPH earned Magnet designation, the most prestigious honor a health care organization can achieve for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care.|
|Five-star Rating for Skilled Care||ROPH’s Skilled Care Unit received a five-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The CMS ratings are based on health inspection, staffing, and quality measures.|
|Four-star Patient Rating||ROPH received a four-star rating based on data from the CMS Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey.|
|Top Surgical Hospital||
ROPH has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program as one of 52 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes on surgical patient care.
|Top Performer on Key Quality Measures||ROPH has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures from the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the U.S. The hospital was recognized for its achievement on the following 2014 accountability measure sets: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and stroke.|
|Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality||
ROPH continues to be recognized as a leader in LGBT healthcare equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. The hospital has earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients, and their families.
For the fourth year in a row ROPH was selected a Most Wired Hospital by Hospitals & Networks for its information technology systems.
Accreditations and Certifications
|Primary Stroke Certification||ROPH’s telemedicine stroke technology is certified by the Joint Commission. Primary Stroke Center Certification recognizes hospitals that meet standards to support better outcomes for stroke care.|
|Echocardiography Accreditation||ROPH’s Cardiology Services maintains accreditation for its echocardiography technology by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).|
|Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Certification||Since 2007, ROPH has continued to be awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for our dedication to providing safe, high-quality care, treatment and services to our patients diagnosed with diabetes.|
|Laboratory Services Accreditation||Accredited by the College of American Pathology, ROPH’s Laboratory Services are dedicated to providing high-quality and timely lab services.|
|Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation||ROPH maintains the nationally recognized accreditation in digital mammography and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) by the American College of Radiology. The hospital meets the standards for staff qualifications, accuracy, safety and quality.|
|ADA Recognized Education Services||
For the past 20 years, the Rush Oak Park Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for providing outstanding Education and Services to patients in the community who have been diagnosed with diabetes.
ROPH has earned NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation as a senior friendly hospital. NICHE designation symbolizes our resolve to provide patient-centered care for older adults.