West Suburban Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center, 3 Erie Court, Oak Park, Illinois 60302

West Suburban Medical Center is located in the near west suburb of Oak Park, Illinois. The hospital is located off of north Austin Boulevard to serve Oak Park, River Forest and Chicago and nearby communities. The hospital is an acute care hospital which provides emergency services. West Suburban Medical Center participates in nursing care registry. It is able to track patients’ lab results, tests and referral electronically between visits. West Suburban Medical Center uses outpatient and inpatient safe surgery checklist. Safe surgery checklists show whether the hospital uses surgery practices that are safe in terms of administering anesthesia, before incision and closing, and prior to the patient leaving the operating room for outpatient surgical procedures.

The overall rating of the hospital has three stars out of five. 78% of West Suburban Medical Center patients reported that their nurses “always” communicated well. 83% of the hospital patients reported that their doctors “always” communicated well. 63% of West Suburban Medical Center’s patients reported that they would definitely recommend the hospital to friends, relatives and loved ones. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 71% and the national average of 72%. Patients who are admitted to West Suburban Medical Center for treatment of medical problems sometimes get other serious injuries, conditions and complications and may even die. Compared to other hospitals on a national basis, West Suburban Medical Center is no different for complications associated with a hip or knee replacement surgery. The national rate of complications for those types of surgeries is 3%. With respect to other serious complications at an admission at West Suburban Medical Center, its rate of serious complications is no different than the national rate which is .90. Deaths among patients with serious treatable complications after a surgery at West Suburban Medical Center again was no different than the national rate. The national rate stands at 136.48 per 1,000 patient discharges suffering from a complication resulting in death after surgery.

The hospital website is: https://www.westsuburbanmc.com.

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