The Joint Commission's annual report: Improving America's Hospitals, presents scientific evidence of hospital performance and how it relates to common medical conditions and procedures.
The report shines a light on hospitals based on their performance related to 45 accountability measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children's asthma care, inpatient psychiatric services, venous thromboembolism (VTE) Care, and stroke care.
Some of the area hospitals to make the list, this year are, Anna Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital of Centralia, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center of Mt. Vernon, Terre Haute, Indiana Regional Hospital, and Poplar Bluff, Missouri Regional Medical Center.
You can access the full Joint Commission report here.