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Pregnancy and Delivery Care

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%