Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153

Loyola University Medical Center is a teaching hospital located in the western suburb to Chicago of Maywood, Illinois. Its overall rating has two stars out of five. The hospital has acute care as well as emergency services. It participates in the nursing care and general surgery registries. The hospital is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referral electronically between visits. It also uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. These checklists lists show whether the hospital uses safe surgery practices before anesthesia has started, before incision and before closing in surgeries. The registry is also important to patients prior to leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical procedures.

Loyola University Medical Center offers services at two hospital campuses and 28 convenient locations throughout the Chicago area. The Loyola University Medical Center system is located on a 61-acre main medical center campus in the western suburbs of Chicago. It has a total of 559 beds and is the parent organization to Trinity Health.

At Loyola University Medical Center patients reported that their nurses “always” communicated well at the rate of 80%. That was the same percentage for both Illinois and the U.S. 80% of Loyola University Medical Center patients reported that their doctors “always” communicated well. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 82%. 72% of Loyola University Medical Center patients reported they would definitely recommend he hospital to others. These statistics come from the survey of patients’ experiences.

At Loyola University Medical Center, 85% of its ischemic stroke patients received medicine to break up a blood clot within 3 hours after symptoms started. The Illinois average in this category is 89%. The national average is 87%. In the area of labor and delivery at Loyola University Medical Center, there was no report of mothers whose deliveries were scheduled too early. That statistic is important because it is not medically necessary to deliver a baby weeks earlier than when due.

With respect to the rate of complications for hip or knee replacement patients, the national rate is 3% and the Loyola University Medical Center reporting is that it was not different than that national rate. The same can be said with surgical outcomes that resulted in serious complications. There was no different rating at Loyola University Medical Center than there was at the national rate which was .9%.

The hospital website is: www.loyolamedicine.org.

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