Evanston Hospital

2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston IL, 60201

(847) 448-0583

74% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Evanston Hospital has achieved 5 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Evanston Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Evanston Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 4 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 296 hospital cases and a national average of 203 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 248 hospital cases and a national average of 395 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 190 cases.

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As Expected
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 713 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 879 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 2533 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 379 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 117 hospital cases and a national average of 95 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 437 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 235 cases.

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As Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 301 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 184 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1849 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 993 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 525 cases.

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As Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 435 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 1106 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 205 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 154 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 201 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 430 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 817 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 38 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 3482 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 9378 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 280 cases.

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As Expected
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 963 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 972 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1077 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 1696 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 143 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 82 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1084 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 1777 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 278 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 561 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 91 hospital cases and a national average of 74 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 148 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 56 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

74% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Evanston Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

Rated As Expected in 8 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
4 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Evanston Hospital

2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Parking

Evanston Hospital has a large parking garage consisting of five levels which is linked to the hospital. Patients and visitors can park at established rates. Valet parking is available for an additional charge and is located at the main entrance. In accordance with the City of Evanston Noise Ordinance (Section 9-5-23A), activated vehicle burglar alarms are strictly prohibited on the grounds of Evanston Hospital. For parking questions, please call the Service Excellence Office at 847.570.2002.



Self Serve Parking Rates:



0-1hr __ $1.50

1-2 hr __ $3.25

2-3 hr __ $4.25

3-4 hr __ $4.75

4-5 hr __ $5.25

5-6 hr __ $5.75

6-10 hr __ $7.00

10-24 hr __ $8.50




Parking Validation


Only Evanston Hospital requires Parking validation. To have your parking stub validated you need to request validation from the department you visited.
Note: if you are asking for validation and were at Evanston for a scheduled appointment, it is unlikely you will have your parking validated. Only in rare cases is parking validated.



Senior Parking


Although there is no specific parking for senior citizens, valet parking is available for a fee at the main entrance.



Handicapped Parking


Handicapped parking is available near the entrance. To better help with handicapped patients/visitors valet parking is available for a fee at the main entrance.



Taxis


Direct telephone lines to taxi dispatchers are located next to the public telephones near the lobby escalator.



Public Transportation


Evanston Hospital is easily reached by "L", train or bus. If traveling by the CTA's "L", take the Central Street stop which is directly adjacent to the Hospital. If traveling by Metra, take the Chicago & Northwestern Central Street Metra Station stop which is five blocks to the west of the Hospital. If traveling by bus, take the Central-Sherman (#201) CTA bus. For specific public transportation directions from your location to the hospital, call RTA at 847.836.7000.

Visiting Hours

Family members and friends are always welcome to visit duringFamily members and friends are always welcome to visit during Hospital visiting hours. However, for the patients’ comfort and well-being, we ask that visits be quiet and brief. Because rest is vital for recovery, we have established visiting schedules. The visiting hours at Evanston Hospital are: Cardiac Intensive Care Unit 11 am – 8:30 pm daily. Only members of the immediate family may visit, two visitors at a time, and each visitor must be at least 12 years old. Infant Special Care Unit Parents are welcome to visit 24 hours a day. Visitors must be at least 12 years old and accompanied by a parent. Sibling visits by children under 12 can be arranged with your nurse. Only two visitors are permitted at a time*. Intensive Care Unit 11 am – 8:30 pm daily. Only members of the immediate family may visit, two visitors at a time, and each visitor must be at least 12 years old. Medical Surgical Units 11 am – 8:30 pm daily. Children six to 12 years old may visit when accompanied by an adult. Children under six may not visit without written permission from the patient’s primary nurse or physician. Pediatrics Parents are welcome to visit 24 hours a day. Visiting hours for persons other than parents are 11 am – 8:30 pm. Please contact your nurse for specifics*. Psychiatry Visiting hours are 7 pm – 8:30 pm, Monday – Friday. Additional hours on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are 1 – 4 pm. Children under the age of 12 may not visit, and patients may not have any more than two visitors at a time. Please do not bring any items to patients without first checking with the staff. Rehabilitation Visiting hours are from noon to 1 pm and 4 pm to 8:30 pm. Exceptions to hours are made for family, significant others and primary care givers in order to participate in care and therapies. This should be arranged by the patient care manager. Special Visits Visitors who come to the Hospital outside of visiting hours, on an emergency call, or to visit special units must ask for the Public Safety Officer, who will call the patient care unit to clear the visit. All visitors at the Hospital beyond visiting hours must wear a visitor’s badge. Women’s Hospital 11 am – 8:30 pm daily. Visitors must be at least 12 years old. Sibling visits by children can be arranged with your nurse*. * Visitors and siblings under 12 years of age must complete a health history for clearance to visit in the Women’s Hospital, Infant Special Care Unit and Pediatrics. Lounges and Waiting Rooms There are lounges for patients and their visitors on most patient floors. The waiting room for families of ambulatory surgery patients is on the third floor of the Main Entrance Atrium. It can be accessed directly from the 5th level of the parking garage. The waiting room for families of intensive care patients is on the third floor, north end, of the Searle Pavilion. Visitors may use the B, C or D banks of elevators. No smoking is allowed at ENH facilities including outside grounds and parking structures. Discharge Procedures The patient's physician will let them know when they may go home after discussing their post-hospital care. The discharge hour is 11 a.m.