The University Of Chicago Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


The University Of Chicago Medical Center is a medical facility located in Chicago, IL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Gastrointestinal Care Excellence 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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

1 rating was worse than expected

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
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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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%70%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Great! Very knowledgeable on the issue I was having and gave great advise!

John B Nov 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kirsh

Very good surgeon and would recommend him too anyone. He is very knowledgeable and will answer all your questions and concerns. He is one of the top surgeons in the country. I can go one and on about Dr. from. He is Amazing.

Nov 25 2020

Review for Dr. Frim

It was fine

Michael A. A. Nov 20 2020

Review for Dr. Basko-Plluska

I’ve had Dr Joshi for 12 years and he has been nothing but caring, friendly and understanding with me and my parents while alive. His practice has done everything in his power to help them. He’s wonderful!

Nov 05 2020

Review for Dr. Joshi

Dr Takes good care of me. I had a very big problem with urination and am much better.

Jose Gutierrez Nov 02 2020

Review for Dr. Kirsh

Location

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

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