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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Malpractice Lawyers

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is a 638-bed hospital located in Cook County, Illinois at:

1775 Dempster St
Park Ridge IL
(847) 723-2210


Advocate Lutheran General Hospital has the following designations:

  • Perinatal III
  • Trauma Center I
  • Magnet recognition
  • Pediatric Critical Care Center
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics

According to data supplied by the hospital to the Illinois Department of Health other agencies, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital reported the following medical errors which may be of concern to patients and their families.

Health Care-Associated Infections

  • Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Pediatric Medical ICU (1/1/11 to 12/31/11) with 4 reported infections for 2557 central-line days
  • Central Line Associated Infections in the Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU (1/1/11 to 12/31/11 with 3 reported infections over 1405 central-line days
  • Central Line Associated Infections in the Level II/III Neonatal ICU
    (1/1/11 to 12/31/11 with 3 reported infections over 4270 central-line days

Patient Safety

  • Unexpected Deaths (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 3 out of 6,071 patients
  • Risk-adjusted Postoperative lung embolism or deep vein thrombosis (clotting) (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 70 out of 5,958 patients
  • Wound Complications in Abdominal Wall Surgery (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 1 out of 983 patients
  • Accidental Puncture and Laceration (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 28 out of 20,784 patients
  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax (healthcare-associated collapsed lung 2 out of 20,392 patients

Pediatric Quality

  • Pediatric latrogenic Pneumothorax (healthcare-associated collapsed lung) in Non-Neonates (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 2 out of 3,914 patients
  • Accidental Puncture and Laceration, Pediatric (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 1 out of 4,300 patients

Maternal Safety and Utilization

  • Obstetric Trauma – Vaginal With Instrument (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 27 out of 144 patients
  • Obstetric Trauma – Vaginal Without Instrument (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 51 out of 2,294 patients
Park Ridge, Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers

If you or your child was harmed during an admission to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, it may have been related to medical negligence. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC is committed to protecting the public from medical errors in all settings. Contact our attorneys today to discuss your case. All consultations are free and confidential.

**Note: The Advocate Lutheran General logo was removed from this web page at the request of a representative from the facility. See email below:

Hello Mr. Rosenfeld:  Review of your website advertising is distasteful to say the least.  At Advocate Christ Medical Center, we take pride in the excellent care we provide to our patients and the resources that benefit the community.  Our reputation is important to us and we have many accolades.  Although I cannot change the content, I request that you immediately remove Advocate’s trademark from any of media advertising.  The data presented is from publicly reported data but  is misrepresented or erroneous, I’m certain you are aware of that.   


Regards, Martha Winter


(of note, Iatrogenic is spelled with an “I” not a “L”)

Martha Winter, RNC, MJ, CPHRM

Director, Risk Management

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Advocate Children’s Hospital

708.684.5717 (office)

708.684.2587 (Fax)

708.324.4446 (LRP)



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