Illinois Department of Public HealthBruce Rauner, Governor

December, 2016

  • Added new measures for Opioid/Heroin overdose including death, hospitalization and Emergency Department visit rates. Includes data on percentage change in 2015 compared to 2010 for each measure.
  • Added measures on Behavioral Health hospitalizations for Mood, Anxiety, Alcohol and Substance-related Disorders by race/ethnicity for combined years 2012-2014. Also provided charge information for these measures.
  • Added measures on Emergency Department Anxiety-related visits by race/ethnicity for combined years 2012-2014.
  • Added measure on binge drinking for reporting years 2010-2014.
  • Updated all Preventable Hospitalization measures for acute care, circulatory, diabetes, and asthma measures for reporting year 2015. Update includes diabetes and asthma preventable hospitalization measures by race/ethnicity.

June, 2016

  • Added new module on Behavioral Health. Includes measures for Emergency Department (ED) visits for Mood Disorders, Substance and Alcohol-related disorders by race/ethnicity as well as provides charge information for 2012-2014. Also provides data on the supply of mental health providers for reporting year 2015; and the percent of the adult population reporting eight or more poor mental health days in the past month for reporting period 2010-2014.
  • Added new measures to the Cardiovascular Module. Includes measures for Emergency Department (ED) visits for hypertension as well as provides charge information for 2012-2014.
  • Under Social/Environmental Factors, added measure on percentage of households with severe housing problem for reporting period 2008-2012.

March, 2016

  • Added new module on Cardiovascular Disease. Includes measures for Heart Attack, Coronary Heart Disease (or Angina), and Stroke prevalence for reporting period 2010-2014.
  • Added new module on Social/Environmental Factors, including measure of concentrated disadvantage by county calculated based on 5 variables collected in the U.S. Decennial Census and 2008-2012 American Community Survey.
  • Updated measure on adult Asthma prevalence for reporting period 2010-2014.
  • Updated measure on adult Diabetes prevalence for reporting period 2010-2014.
  • Updated measure on prevalence of Obesity (BMI ≥ 30) for reporting period 2010-2014.
  • Updated measures for percentage of the adult population who reported they are current smokers and who reported no leisure physical activity for reporting period 2010-2014.

January 2016

  • Under Emergency Department, added measures on Behavioral Health delineated by using an algorithm from New York University. The measures include percentage of visits, rates, and charges for Behavioral Health for reporting period 2012-2014. Behavioral health includes visits for mental health, alcohol and substance use-related visits combined.
  • Under Emergency Department, updated all measures related to primary care sensitive and injury- related visits for reporting period 2012-2014 including percentage of visits, visit rates, and visit charges.
  • Updated all measures for Adult and Pediatric Asthma, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2012-2014.
  • Updated all measures for Adult Diabetes, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2012-2014.
  • Updated all Preventable Hospitalization measures for acute care, circulatory, diabetes, and asthma measures for reporting year 2014. Update includes diabetes and asthma preventable hospitalization measures by race/ethnicity.
  • Updated all three hospital readmissions measures for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia for reporting years 2013-2014. Includes measures for race/ethnicity and age where available.

June, 2015

  • Added new module on Hospital Readmissions, including measures on heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Includes measures analyzed by race/ethnicity and age for reporting year 2013.

February 2015

  • Updated all measures for Adult and Pediatric Asthma, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2011-2013.
  • Under Emergency Department, updated all measures related to primary care sensitive and injury- related visits for reporting period 2011-2013 including percentage of visits, visit rates, and visit charges.
  • Updated all measures for Adult Diabetes, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2011-2013.
  • Updated all Preventable Hospitalization measures for acute care, circulatory, diabetes, and asthma measures for reporting year 2013. Update includes diabetes and asthma preventable hospitalization measures by race/ethnicity.

October 2013

  • The technical platform for the Map was rebuilt to allow dynamic population of measures and data as well as to increase speed and modern browser compatibility. An “export data” feature was built to allow users to export data on selected measures.
  • Updated all measures for Adult and Pediatric Asthma ED visits, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2009-2011.
  • Under Emergency Department, updated all measures related to primary care sensitive and injury- related visits for reporting period 2009-2011. including percentage of visits, visit rates, and visit charges.
  • Updated all measures for Adult Diabetes ED visits, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2009-2011.
  • Preventable Hospitalization measures for acute care, circulatory, diabetes, and asthma measures for 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012. Update includes diabetes and asthma preventable hospitalization measures by race/ethnicity.

Summer 2012

  • Added new module on Asthma. Includes all measures for Adult and Pediatric Asthma ED visits, including visit rates by race/ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2009-2010.
  • Added new module on adult Diabetes. Includes measures for Adult Diabetes ED visits, including visit rates by race /ethnicity, percentage of visits, charges, and payer mix for reporting period 2009-2010.
  • Under Emergency Department, updated all measures related to primary care sensitive and injury- related visits for reporting period 2009-2010, including percentage of visits, visit rates, and visit charges.
  • Added new measures for air pollution, diabetes prevalence, prevalence of physical inactivity, smoking, obesity, and fruit and vegetable consumption.
  • Preventable Hospitalization measures for acute care, circulatory, diabetes, and asthma measures for 10/01/2010 to 9/30/2011. Update includes diabetes and asthma preventable hospitalization measures by race/ethnicity.

Spring 2012

  • Added Cook County zip code map, including for city of Chicago
  • Added measure of supply of primary care providers by county.
  • Added print functionality that prints current view of Map.
  • Added U.S. Census data on education level in pie chart form for state of Illinois and all Illinois counties.
  • Added link to County Quickfacts on the U.S. Census Bureau webpage.
  • Added search box to locate counties by typing or using drop down.