Knowing the violations and ratings of this hospital can help you make an informed decision when choosing your healthcare provider. Using hospital ratings is a valuable method for assessing the level of care provided by a hospital.
In this blog series on hospital scores and ratings, we have compiled info from the US News and World Reports and the Illinois Department of Public Health. The purpose of this series is to provide you with an overview of the ratings for hospitals in and around Chicago. We also provide information on what to do if you suspect medical malpractice. This article focuses on UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Bolingbrook.
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An Overview of UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Bolingbrook
UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Bolingbrook used to be known as AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook. It is a 138-bed nonprofit hospital in suburban Bolingbrook. Founded in 2008, it specializes in short-term acute care treatment. The contact information is:
UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Bolingbrook 500 Remington Blvd. Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630-312-5000
U.S. News & World Report Rankings for AdventHealth Bolingbrook
AdventHealth Bolingbrook in Bolingbrook, IL is rated high performing in 2 adult procedures and conditions including heart failure and COPD by U.S. News & World Report. It is a general medical and surgical facility. Its general patient experience is rated 3 out 5 stars.
National Ranking: Unranked
Illinois Ranking: Unranked
IDPH Report Card for Hospitals
The Illinois Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Healthcare website contains information and ratings on hospitals’ quality of care, which is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). They provide information about:
Although hospitals have a responsibility to reduce the risk of infection by implementing safer practices, hospital-acquired illnesses continue to be a widespread issue. If a facility’s unsanitary conditions or improper surgical procedures cause someone to become ill, the facility may be held legally liable for their actions. Patients may be at risk of developing infections, such as surgical site infections or bloodstream infections, if unsafe practices are followed. The CDC identified the following infections detected at AdventHealth Bolingbrook:
One patient was diagnosed with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections in 2019.
Seven patients were diagnosed with clostridium difficile infections in 2019.
Illinois Department of Public Health Patient Safety Info
According to the Illinois Department of Health, the thirty day mortality rate for heart attack patients is 11.7%, while 15.4% of heart attack patients that were discharged had to be readmitted within 30 days. 23.9% of heart failure patients were readmitted within 30 days.
Medical Malpractice Recoveries Against AdventHealth Bolingbrook
One way to understand the level of medical care in a hospital is to investigate previous cases of medical malpractice settlements. AdventHealth Bolingbrook has compensated victims of medical malpractice. Records show several notable settlements and verdicts.
$2.5 million for family of patient who died while undergoing routine pacemaker removal surgery. The patient’s heart and blood vessels were perforated by a surgical laser, causing her to bleed to death on the operating table.
What to Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice
If you or a loved one have experienced injuries due to medical malpractice at AdventHealth Bolingbrook, contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys will evaluate your case and advise you on the best course of action. We understand that pursuing a claim against a hospital is complex and intimidating. With decades of experience handling medical malpractice cases, we are well-prepared to help you get the compensation you deserve. Don’t let negligent medical care go unchecked. Get in touch with our team today.
Common Types of Medical Malpractice
There are various forms of negligence covered under the umbrella term of medical malpractice including:
Failure to diagnose
Medical neglect and misdiagnosis
Failure to monitor
If you think that you or someone you care about has been harmed because of the carelessness of medical staff at AdventHealth Bolingbrook, you should get in touch with an experienced malpractice lawyer to talk about your situation.
How to Find Out If Your Doctor Has Been Disciplined
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) website has a database of all the licensed doctors in Illinois. You can use this to look up your doctor’s license and see if they have been disciplined by the Illinois regulatory agency.
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 different types of discipline actions that may appear in this listing including: 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
An additional option for you is to visit the website of the American Board of Medical Specialties to search for information about your doctor.
Contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers
If you believe that you or a loved one has been injured due to medical malpractice at AdventHealth Bolingbrook, contact The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers right away. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys will provide guidance as you seek justice for your injuries and damages. We understand how overwhelming this process can be. Let us help make it easier for you.
Free Case Evaluation
Call The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers to discuss your case today. We offer a free case evaluation and can provide guidance on how best to proceed with the pursuit of justice for the harm you have experienced in order to get the compensation you deserve. Our experienced team of personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping victims like you receive a fair settlement or verdict that will properly compensate them for their losses. Contact us now for more information.