When it comes to your health and the health of your loved ones, it’s important to make the most informed decision about where you and your family receive medical care. Being aware of hospital violations and ratings can make a huge difference in the quality of healthcare and treatment you receive. In this series we compile information from US News and World Reports and the IDPH to help you be informed of the performance, ratings, and violations of hospitals and healthcare centers all across the Chicagoland area including Roseland Community Hospital.
And if the worst has happened and you suspect medical malpractice, you can get help from the experienced personal injury lawyers at The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers.
In this Article
Roseland Community Hospital Overview
Established in 1924, Roseland Community Hospital is a 134-bed non-profit hospital located in its namesake Roseland neighborhood of Chicago. It was given a “D” rating from the not-for-profit hospital grading organization Leapfrog. Roseland Hospital’s contact information is:
U.S. News & World Report Rankings for Roseland Community Hospital
Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago, IL is a general medical and surgical facility. It also provides emergency room services. They are rated average for two procedures and conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia. They are rated below average for four procedures and conditions including heart attack, heart failure, diabetes, and kidney failure. They are also not rated for procedures and conditions such as colon cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, and stroke.
National Ranking: Unranked
Illinois Ranking: Unranked
Chicago Ranking: Unranked
IDPH Report Card for Hospitals
The IDPH ranks Illinois hospitals and medical centers based on their performance in the Illinois Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Health Care site. By having this information, patients and their families can compare the quality of care and treatment between different facilities. On this site, you can research information about:
The CDC identified the following infections detected at Roseland Hospital:
Four patients suffered a central line associated bloodstream infection in the adult medical/surgical ICU in 2019.
Three patients were diagnosed with clostridium difficile infection in 2019.
Illinois Department of Public Health Patient Safety Info
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Roseland Hospital experienced a statistically significantly higher rate of postoperative lung embolism or deep vein thrombosis (blood clot) and pressure ulcer (a sign of neglect). Only 37% of patients would “definitely recommend” the hospital to friends and family.
Medical Malpractice Recoveries Against Roseland Community Hospital
One way to tell if a hospital provides good care is by looking at how many medical malpractice claims have been filed against them. Roseland Community Hospital has compensated victims of medical malpractice. Records show several notable settlements and verdicts.
$5.58 million for a baby who suffered permanent brain damage when she was administered an overdose of sodium chloride at Roseland Hospital.
$1.2 million for failure to diagnose a patient’s pulmonary embolism (heart attack). Due to the delays in treatment, the patient went into cardiac arrest and passed away.
These recoveries represent examples of medical malpractice lawsuits filed against the hospital. If something similar has happened to you or a loved one, you should consider having an attorney review your case. Other forms of medical malpractice can include:
Failure to diagnose
Medical neglect and misdiagnosis
Failure to monitor
Medical malpractice claims normally involve complex medical issues and require thorough review. If you suspect medical malpractice, call our offices to discuss your situation.
What to Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice is a serious matter. If you suspect medical negligence, it’s important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers has years experience in helping victims of medical malpractice get the compensation they deserve for their injuries or losses. Our attorneys have decades of experience in this field and will be able to evaluate your case and advise you on the best course of action. Call us today for a free consultation.
How to Find Out If Your West Suburban Medical Center Has Been Disciplined
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has a database of all the licensed doctors in Illinois. You can use this resource to look up your doctor’s licensing information and see if they have been disciplined by the state.
Select “Medical Board” under the License Type dropdown menu
Enter your doctor’s first and last name
Press “Detail” button next to your doctor’s name to see details
Examples of Disciplinary Actions You May Find
If your doctor has had disciplinary action taken against them, it will appear under the Disciplinary Actions section of the search. There are many different types of discipline actions that may appear: a reprimand; probation; suspension; summary or temporary suspension; revocation; refuse to renew; relinquished, surrendered, or permanent inactive; or fines.
More Resources to Research Your Doctor
You can check whether your doctor or other healthcare provider is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties on their website.
Contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers
If you or a loved one have been injured by the negligence of a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider, contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers right away. Our experienced attorneys will review your case and provide you with legal advice to help you make an informed decision.
Call us today for a free consultation. We understand how traumatic it can be when something goes wrong in the doctor’s office or hospital, and we want to help you get the compensation you deserve.