Presence Resurrection Medical Center

Presence Resurrection Medical Center, 7435 W. Talcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631

Presence Resurrection Medical Center has an overall rating of four stars out of five. The hospital is located on Chicago’s northwest side not far from O’Hare International Airport. It lies 15.1 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. Presence Resurrection Medical Center has is an acute care hospital with emergency services. The hospital practices in nursing care and general surgery registries. Presence Resurrection Medical Center is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. Presence Resurrection Medical Center uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. The outpatient safe surgery checklist shows whether the hospital uses safe surgery practices before administering anesthesia, before incision and closing and prior to the patient leaving the operating room.

Presence Resurrection Medical Center has 360 beds and holds itself out as an academic teaching hospital. Presence Resurrection Medical Center is a full service medical center offering comprehensive health services. The hospital recently opened a new five-story patient care addition with 120 private rooms.

Presence Resurrection Medical Center offers a broad range of services from a Level II Emergency Department and The Family Birthplace to treatment for cancer and heart disease. The medical staff has nearly 500 physicians, including primary care physicians and specialists in 55 areas of expertise.

Timely and effective hospital emergency department care is essential for better patient outcomes. Delays in receiving emergency department care may increase risks of more serious illnesses or injuries. Waiting times at different hospitals vary widely depending on the number of patients seen, staffing levels, efficiency, admitting procedures or the availability of inpatient beds. At Presence Resurrection Medical Center, the average time patients who came to the emergency room with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication was 47 minutes. This was slightly lower than the Illinois average of 49 minutes and the national average of 52 minutes. Just 1% of Presence Resurrection Medical Center emergency department patients left without being seen. The Illinois average is 3% with the national average being 2%. According to the data, the emergency department volume at Presence Resurrection Medical Center is high. On average, a patient may wait as long as 241 minutes in the emergency room at Presence Resurrection Medical Center before being admitted to the hospital as an inpatient. In other high volume hospitals, the wait time in this category on a national basis is 295 minutes with the Illinois average being 301.5 minutes.

According to Medicare.gov website, serious complications after surgery at Presence Resurrection Medical Center was lower than the national rate. The rate of complications for hip/knee replacement patients at Presence Resurrection Medical Center was no different than the national rate, which is 3%.

The website to the hospital is: www.presencehealth.org/presence-resurrection-medical-center-chicago.

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