Effective Heart Failure Care

Heart failure is a weakening of the heart's pumping power. With heart failure, your body doesn't get enough oxygen and nutrients to meet its needs.  These measures show some of the recommended treatments provided for most adults with heart failure.

Data shown below for RMH is from the most recent update of CMS Hospital Compare / Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

Measure 

RMH 
Performance 

Illinois Av. 

U.S. Av. 

Notes: 

Heart failure patients given discharge instructions. (Higher percentages are better.)

 91%

95% 

94% 

 

Heart failure patients given an evaluation of left ventricular systolic (LVS) function. (Higher percentages are better.)

 100%

99% 

99% 

 

Heart failure patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD).  (Higher percentages are better.)

 Not avail.      

97% 

97% 

Too few cases.