Little Company of Mary Hospital
Little Company of Mary Hospital, 2800 W. 95th Street, Evergreen Park, IL 60805
Little Company of Mary Hospital is located in Evergreen Park, Illinois, which is a southwestern suburb to the City of Chicago. It’s approximately 14.8 miles from the center of Chicago. Its overall rating is two stars out of five. The overall rating is a summary of quality measures made by Hospital Compare. These measures reflect common conditions that hospitals treat. All Chicago area hospitals should be reviewed for overall ratings with a patient’s physician or healthcare provider to determine if a particular hospital is right for the medical care and treatment expected.
Little Company of Mary Hospital is an acute care hospital that provides emergency services. The hospital is able to receive lab results electronically. Little Company of Mary Hospital tracks patients’ lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. The hospital uses the outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. Safe surgery checklists are used before administering anesthesia, before the surgery begins and before closing a surgical incision prior to the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical services.
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Healthcare Centers is a not-for-profit Catholic community hospital providing surgical, inpatient and outpatient facilities. The hospital has been providing medical care to the surrounding community for more than 86 years.
According to the Little Company of Mary Hospital’s website, it has a history of being known as the “Baby Hospital” and has celebrated the births of nearly 200,000 babies over its history.
Patients at Little Company of Mary Hospital sometimes are admitted to the hospital for treatment of medical problems but develop other serious injuries, complications or conditions or may even die while admitted. This is not uncommon to Chicago and Illinois hospitals. Some patients may experience problems soon after they are discharged and need to be readmitted to a hospital. These events can often be prevented if a hospital follows the best practices for treating its patients.
With respect to surgical complications at Little Company of Mary Hospital, the rate of complications for hip or knee replacement patients is no different than the national rate of 3.0%. Further, Little Company of Mary Hospital rates no different than the national rate in terms of serious complications after an admission. There is also no difference in terms of deaths at Little Company of Mary Hospital among patients with serious treatable complications after surgery. The national rate is 136.48 per 1,000 patient discharges.
The website to the hospital is: www.lcmh.org.