Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a medical facility located in Downers Grove, IL. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%84%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%65%66%

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Nayan Gowda - I would recommend to anyone in need of a first class neurologist

Danny Jamros Jul 30 2021

Review for Dr. Gowda

I've been going to Dr Lam for many years and he is a caring thoughtful doctor who listens to your concerns and has good suggestion for those concerns. Office staff is very efficient and nice. Overall always a good experience. I have recommended this office to others.

Jul 30 2021

Review for Dr. Lam

Always friendly, explains issues very well, never feel rushed

Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Gupta

Dr G is very professional and personable.

Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Gupta

Very good visit, he clearly knows what he’s doing and explains everything in a friendly and clear manner.

Jerome A. Jul 29 2021

Review for Dr. Podjasek

Location

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515

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