Thorek Memorial Hospital

Thorek Memorial Hospital, 850 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60613

Thorek Memorial Hospital is a 218-bed not-for-profit acute care facility. The hospital has been providing healthcare to Chicago’s Northwest Side since 1911.

Thorek Memorial Hospital is an acute care hospital that provides emergency department services. The hospital is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referrals electronically between visits. Thorek Memorial Hospital uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklists. The overall rating of the hospital has two stars out of five.

Based on a survey of patients’ experiences, Thorek Memorial Hospital’s patients reported that their nurses “always” communicated well at the rate of 75%. The Illinois and national averages are both 80%. Thorek Memorial Hospital’s patients who reported that their doctors “always” communicated well is at 79% compared to 82% for the Illinois average. 50% of Thorek Memorial Hospital’s patients reported that they “always” received help as soon as they wanted it. The Illinois and national averages are both 69%.

Timely and effective care at hospitals is vital. Patients with blood clots who were discharged on a blood thinner medicine and received written instructions about the medicine at Thorek Memorial Hospital is 85%. The Illinois average is 89% and the national average in this category is 93%. In a case of patients who are in bed for long periods of time, there is an increased risk of developing blood clots in the veins known as venous thromboembolism. Blood clots can break off and travel to other parts of the body and cause serious problems, even death. There are safe, effective and proven procedures to prevent blood clots or to treat them when they occur to patients at Thorek Memorial Hospital.

The website to the hospital is: www.thorek.org

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