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Central DuPage Hospital One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. for Second Year
Date:3/19/2008

Thomson(R) Study Ranks CDH Among Health Care Leaders

WINFIELD, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill., has been named one of the Top 100 Hospitals(R) in the U.S. by Thomson, a national healthcare information company. This honor awards excellence in overall hospital performance.

Central DuPage Hospital is the first DuPage County hospital to receive this prestigious award. Thomson evaluates key measures of clinical, operational and financial performance of over 3,000 hospitals nationwide in designating their Top 100.

Central DuPage Hospital's CEO, Luke McGuinness, stated, "Earning this elite award for the second year in a row is a reflection of the excellence of our standards and the consistency with which those standards are maintained. We are grateful to our Board members, physicians, nurses, clinical and administrative staff for their leadership, hard work and passion for excellence."

A Thomson study that identifies the Top 100 Hospitals(R) indicates more than 120,000 additional patients would survive and an additional 138,000 would avoid complications annually if all hospitals performed at Top 100 benchmarks.

A commitment to excellent and compassionate care provided each and every day by a skilled and caring staff is Central DuPage Hospital's formula for award-winning care.

About Thomson Healthcare

Thomson Healthcare is the leading provider of decision support solutions that help organizations across the healthcare industry improve clinical and business performance. Thomson Healthcare products and services help clinicians, hospitals, employers, health plans, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies manage the cost and improve the quality of healthcare.

Thomson Healthcare is a part of The Thomson Corporation, a provider of value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in the fields of healthcare, law, tax, accounting, scientific research, and financial services. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; Toronto). For more information, visit http://www.thomsonhealthcare.com.

About Central DuPage Hospital

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 361-bed facility located in Winfield, Illinois, a suburb west of Chicago. It is the third most active hospital in Illinois performing total joint replacements. CDH is a leading center for surgical innovations and was one of the first institutions in the nation to offer robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery with bio-engineered bone protein and was the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in DuPage County.

Recently, CDH was recognized by U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category.

In 2007 CDH announced its intent to enter a joint venture with ProCure Treatment Centers Inc. and Radiation Oncology Consultants, Ltd. to build a proton therapy treatment center. Pending regulatory approval, patient treatment will begin mid 2010.

The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services and a full range of options for senior living, home health and hospice care. To learn more information about CDH visit http://www.cdh.org or call (630) 933-4CDH.


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