By providing care to pregnant women that follows best practices, hospitals and doctors can improve chances for safe delivery and a healthy baby.
This measure shows the percentage of pregnant women who had elected deliveries 1-2 weeks early (either vaginally or by C-section) whose early deliveries weren't medically necessary.
Data shown below for Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is from the most recent update of CMS Hospital Compare / Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
|Measure||Our Performance||Illinois Av.||U.S. Av.||Notes:|
|Percent of mothers whose deliveries were scheduled too early (1-2 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary. (Lower percentages are better.)||9%||1%||2%|