Health and Healthcare in Kankakee, ILHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Kankakee residents have access to 70 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 399:1 compared to the 598:1 national ratio. Kankakee residents are part of Kankakee County, which ranks 71st for health outcomes and 94th for health factors in the State of Illinois. Additionally, residents spend 14.6% more than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking71st in Illinois out of 102 counties
Health Factors Rank94th in Illinois out of 102 counties
Health Behaviors Rank95th in Illinois out of 102 counties
Hospitals in Kankakee, IL70 hospitals within 60 miles
of Kankakee, IL 394:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Kankakee, IL69 doctors within city limits
of Kankakee, IL 399:1 population to primary care ratio
Riverside Medical Center continues to collect top rankings for service and care. In 2010, the hospital's spine surgery program was named No. 1 in the state of Illinois by HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent health-care ratings group. Riverside also has one of the state's top orthopedic surgery programs and maintains five-star ratings in a variety of areas, including cardiac care, stroke treatment, and knee and hip replacement.