Presence Saint Joseph Hospital

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago, 2900 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60657

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago is located on Chicago’s near north side in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The hospital is an acute care facility. It provides emergency services and nursing care and general surgery registries. The hospital is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referral electronically between visits. Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists.

77% of Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago’s patients reported that their nurses “always” communicated well. The Illinois and national averages are both 80%. 80% of Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago’s patients reported that their doctors “always” communicated well compared to 82% for the national and Illinois averages. 51% of the patients surveyed at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago “strongly agree” that they understood their care when they left the hospital. The Illinois average is 53% with the national average standing at 52%. The overall patient survey summary in terms of star ratings gives Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago three stars out of five.

There was no data or information on how the hospital dealt with a heart attack. A heart attack is an acute myocardial infarction or heart attack that occurs when a patient’s arteries become blocked and the supply of blood and oxygen to part of a heart muscle is either slowed or completely stopped. When a heart muscle is without sufficient oxygen and nutrients, the affected heart tissue may die. These measures assess the extent to which some of the recommended treatments are provided if appropriate, for most adults who had a heart attack. In Illinois, the average (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialize care were transferred to another hospital was 52 minutes. The national average is 58 minutes. In Illinois, the average (median) number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG was 7 minutes. That was the same average nationally.

In another survey area, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago had provided only data that was submitted based on a sample of patients. In any event, mothers whose deliveries were scheduled too early (1-2 weeks early), when a scheduled delivery was not medically necessary, was 1% in Illinois and 2%, which is the U.S. average. By providing care to pregnant women that follows best practices, hospitals and doctors can improve changes for a safe delivery and a healthy newborn baby. This information measures the percentage of pregnant women who had elective deliveries, 1-3 weeks early (either vaginally or by C-section) whose early deliveries were not medically necessary. Higher numbers may indicate that hospitals are not doing enough to discourage this unsafe practice.

Timely and effective care at Illinois hospitals is paramount. The information provided by various data sources include quality measures that hospitals have taken or how quickly hospitals give recommended treatments known to get the best results for patients with common conditions such as heart attack care, emergency department care, stroke care and labor and delivery care. It also may include measures taken for pregnant women for prenatal care. The overall rating for Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago is two stars out of five. The overall rating is a summary of quality measures on Hospital Compare. These measures reflect common conditions that hospitals treat patients for. Hospitals may perform more complex services or procedures not reflected in the measures on hospital care.

The death rate for stroke patients who received hospital care at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago was no different than the national rate of 14.9%. The rate of readmission for stroke patients at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago was also no different than the national rate of 12.5%.

The website for Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago is: http://www.presencehealth.org/presence-saint-joseph-hospital-chicago.

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