Ingalls Memorial Hospital
Ingalls Memorial Hospital, 1 Ingalls Drive, Harvey, Illinois 60426
Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located in Harvey, Illinois which is a southern suburb to the City of Chicago. The hospital lies about 23.4 miles away from the center of the City of Chicago’s city limits. The hospital has both an acute care facility as well as emergency department services.
Ingalls Memorial Hospital participates in the nursing care registry and the the general surgery registry. The hospital is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. Ingalls Memorial Hospital uses both the outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. This shows whether the hospital uses practices that are important before, during and after surgical procedures. The overall rating for Ingalls Memorial Hospital is three stars out of five.
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay. For example, Ingalls Memorial Hospital patients reported that their nurses “always” communicated well at the rate of 77%. The Illinois average is 81%.
Ingalls Memorial Hospital’s patients reported that their doctors “always” communicated well at the rate of 80%. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both at 82%. Patients reported that their pain was “always” well controlled at Ingalls Memorial Hospital at the rate of 69%. The Illinois average is 72%. 60% of the hospital’s patients reported that they “always” explained about medicines before giving it to them. The Illinois and national averages in this important category are both 65%. 66% of Ingalls Memorial Hospital’s patients reported that they would definitely recommend the hospital to others whereas the Illinois average in this category is 71% and the national average is 72%.
Ingalls Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital. In 2016, Ingalls Memorial Hospital completed a merger with the University of Chicago Medicine. Ingalls Memorial Hospital however retains its own board and president. Its corporate parent is now the University of Chicago Medicine. The hospital has approximately 582 patient beds. Ingalls Memorial Hospital has been rated high in digestive disorders, neurology and neurosurgery.
The website address to the hospital is: ingalls.org.