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 1-3 weeks early (either vaginally or by C-section) whose early deliveries weren't medically necessary.

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: 

Percent of newborns whose deliveries were scheduled too early (1-3 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary. (Lower percentages are better.)

 2%

 2%

 4%