Advocate Trinity Hospital
Advocate Trinity Hospital, 2320 E. 93rd St., Chicago, Illinois 60617
Advocate Trinity Hospital is located in Chicago’s Calumet Heights neighborhood on the south side. The overall rating for Advocate Trinity Hospital is three stars out of five. The hospital is an acute care hospital that provides emergency services. It also participates in the nursing care registry and the general surgery registry. Advocate Trinity Hospital patients are able to track lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. Advocate Trinity Hospital uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. Safe surgery checklists are a way that hospital use this practice before administering anesthesia, before the surgery begins and before closing a surgical incision. It is also used prior to the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical services.
The rating system of Illinois hospitals is based on a variety of categories. The rating system compares Chicago and Illinois hospitals with hospitals across the country for each of seven groups of categories of quality measures that make up the Hospital Compare overall rating.
For example, in the rating system, Advocate Trinity Hospital rates above the national average in mortality or deaths in the hospital. However, it is below the national average in safety of care. With respect to patient experience, Advocate Trinity Hospital is rated below average. The effectiveness of its care for its patients is rated the same as the national average.
Advocate Trinity Hospital has provided residents in South East Chicago for more than 110 years. According to its website, Advocate Trinity Hospital treats more than 90,000 patients each year. There are more than 300 physicians with experience in better than 50 medical specialties. Included in this group is advanced heart attack care, primary stroke care center, oncology center and an array of surgical specialties.
With respect to complications that require readmission, patients who are admitted to the hospital for treatment of medical problems sometimes get other serious injuries, complications or conditions and may even die. Some patients may experience problems soon after they are discharged. Applying the best practices, hospitals can prevent readmission of patients that have been treated and recently discharged. At Advocate Trinity Hospital, surgical complications occur no different than the national rate at 3.0%. There is no difference at Advocate Trinity Hospital with respect to deaths among patients with serious treatable complications after surgery which was the same as the national rate at 136.48 per 1,000 patient discharges.
The hospital's website is: www.advocatehealth.com/trin.