Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital recognized for spine surgery — 3 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | October 14, 2019 | Print  |

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois recognized Edward Hospital in Naperville, Ill., and Elmhurst (Ill.) Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery, Patch reports.

What you should know:

1. The hospitals were recognized through the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

2. The hospital had to meet a selection of criteria to determine their expertise around care delivery.

3. Facilities with the distinction also maintain national accreditation and, on average, are 20 percent more cost-efficient than comparable facilities.

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