Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2233 W. Division St., Chicago, Illinois 60622

Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is located on Chicago’s near west side. Its overall rating is four stars out of five. The hospital has acute care facilities and provides emergency services. Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center participates in nursing care registry and general surgery registry. The hospital is able to track patient’s lab results, tests and referral electronically between visits. The hospital uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists.

In a survey of patients’ experiences, patients who reported that their nurses “always” communicated well was at 81% which was slightly higher than both the Illinois and national averages which stand at 80%. The hospital’s patients who reported that their doctors “always” communicated well was likewise at 81%. The Illinois and national averages are both 82%. 74% of the hospital’s patients reported they would definitely recommend the hospital. This is slightly higher than the Illinois average of 71% and the national average of 72%.

According to the data provided, Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center averaged 5 minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attacks received an ECG. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 7 minutes.

In terms of surgical complications, the rate of complications for a hip or knee replacement were the same as the national rate of 3%. There were no serious complications that deferred from the national rate of .9%. Deaths among patients with serious treatable complications after surgery were also no different than the national rate of 136.48 per 1,000 patient discharges. The rate of readmission of stroke patients at Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center was no different than the national average of 12.5%. The death rate for stroke patients was again no different than the national rate of 14.9%.

Presence St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center outpatients with low-back pain who had an MRI without trying recommended treatments such as physical therapy first was reported at 37.3%. The Illinois average in this category is 38.6% of patients with low-back pain who had an MRI done without physical therapy first. The hospital provided 3.6% of outpatients who had a follow-up mammogram, ultrasound or MRI within the 45 days after a screening mammogram. A follow-up rate near 0% may indicate missed cancer; a rate higher than 14% may mean there is unnecessary follow-up. The Illinois average for outpatients who had a follow-up in this category stands at 7.9% with the national average of 8.9%.

The hospital’s website is: http://www.presencehealth.org/presence-saints-mary-and-elizabeth-medical-center-chicago

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