Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 2525 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center has a rating of 2 stars out of 5. It is located on Chicago’s near south side and is an acute care hospital. It provides emergency services and participates in multispecialty surgical registry and general surgery registry. The hospital is able to receive lab results, track patients’ lab results and referrals electronically between visits. Mercy Hospital and Medical Center uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists.

Patients of Mercy Hospital and Medical Center who are admitted to the hospital for treatment of medical issues sometimes acquire other serious injuries, complications or conditions or may even die. Some patients may experience problems soon after they are discharged and need to be readmitted to the hospital. To most hospital administrators, these events can be prevented when hospitals follow the best practices for treating their patients.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center reports that the percentage rates of complications for knee and hip replacement surgeries are no different than the national rate of 3% for such surgeries. Serious complications from surgeries at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center are worse than the national rate at .90%. Deaths reported at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center among patients with serious treatable complications after surgery is no different than the national rate, which is 136.48 per 1,000 patient discharges.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center has 292 beds for general and surgical admissions. The hospital was established in 1852 as a teaching hospital.

The website for the hospital is www.mercy-chicago.org.

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