Greenville Regional Hospital Medical Malpractice Lawyers

(HSHS) Holy Family Hospital

Greenville Regional Hospital Greenville Regional Hospital is a 42-bed facility providing medical cares and services to the residents of Greenville and Bond County, Illinois. The facility is located at:

200 Healthcare Dr.
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-1230

http://hshsholyfamily.org/

The facility provides a variety of medical services including acute care, old lab work, oncology care, surgical services, family medicine, physical therapy, women services, sleep disorder care, hospice, home care and emergency services.

Illinois State Designations

Greenville Regional Hospital (Holy Family Hospital) of Greenville Illinois maintains two state designations including:

  • Perinatal I – Level I perinatal hospitals provide medical care to women experiencing an uncomplicated pregnancy without a history of medical difficulties. These facilities do not contain neonatal intensive care or special care nurseries. The system coordinates various medical, nursery and ancillary services when required with a focus attention on specific risk pregnancy factors and potentially risky neonatal procedures.
  • Standby Emergency Department for Pediatrics – This hospital participates in the Illinois emergency medical system under Section 515.4010 and offers optimal emergency department care to children and have transfer mechanism/agreements in place to ensure the child receives definitive pediatric care when required. Services are provided by specially trained professionals in critical care and pediatric emergency care.
Readmission Rates

A specific percentage of patients are readmitted after a hospital recent stay. Doctors and nursing staff will work to educate the patient to prevent complications and ensure a smooth transition to a nursing facility or the patient’s home setting. The Hospital Compare website maintains statistical information on all Illinois medical facilities including Greenville Regional Hospital. Safety concerns including:

  • 16% – The 30-day pneumonia-patient mortality rate between 07/01/2012 and 06/30/2015.
  • 12% – The 30-day heart failure patient mortality rate between 07/01/2012 and 06/30/2015.
Satisfaction Survey Responses

Our lawyers have reviewed the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) routinely updates their hospital compare information through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website involving Greenville Regional Hospital. The results between 10/01/2014 and 09/30/2015 include:

  • 55% – The percentage of patients who strongly agreed when asked if they understood about their level of care when leaving the hospital.
  • 59% – The percentage of staff members that offered explanations to patients about their medications.
  • 68% – The percentage of patients who stated that the room was always kept quiet during the nighttime hours.
  • 70% – The percentage of patients who received assistance when they wanted it.
  • 87% – The percentage of patients who are provided information about their recovery and what they should do at home.
Infection Prevention Staffing

Illinois mandates that every hospital develops and implements an effective infection control and prevention plan to reduce the number of hospital-acquired infections. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) provides the following data on infection prevention measures between 01/01/2015 and 12/31/2015 at Greenville Regional Hospital that includes:

  • 1.19 per 100 Beds – The number of infection prevention and control staff members provided at the facility.
  • 0.0 per 100 Beds – the number of CIC (Certified in Infection Control) infection prevention and control staff members at the facility.
Filing a Medical Malpractice Compensation Claim

Anytime a Doctor, Nurse, Medical Practitioner Hospital or Medical Facility makes a mistake in diagnosing, treating or providing care, it raises a concern over whether medical malpractice or medical mistake has occurred. If an error can be verified, the victim may have a valid malpractice claim to obtain financial compensation for their damages, injuries, harm or premature death.

The complexity of a viable medical malpractice claim often involves significantly more than an error by the healthcare facility, professional or others. To successfully resolve a claim for compensation, the victim (through their attorney) must prove a medical relationship exists between the patient and the health care provider. In addition, there must’ve been a provision of care that included a diagnosis, treatment or decision that can be described as substandard medical care. It is this breach of care that defines medical negligence.

Finally, the negligence must be directly associated with the harm or death of the patient and that the damages endured can be defined as quantifiable harm. Once the inappropriate medical standard of care has directly caused injury to the patient, the personal injury attorney working on behalf of the victim will file all the necessary paperwork in accordance with the law to the appropriate courthouse. The case in Bond County will be filed, handled and settled at:

Bond County Circuit Court
200 W. College
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-3208
Circuit Court Clerk Rex Catron

Choosing the best medical malpractice attorney is crucial to successfully resolve the claim for compensation. These attorneys will have a comprehensive understanding of Illinois tort laws and how the unique factors in the case can be presented to ensure the best outcome.

Greenville, Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers

If you, or your loved one, have suffered serious harm after being admitted to Greenville Regional Hospital, the complications involving injury or premature death might have been caused by medical mistakes. The medical malpractice attorneys at Rosenfeld injury lawyers provide legal services to individuals harmed by medical errors in Bond County and throughout Illinois.

Our firm accepts wrongful death and medical malpractice claims for compensation through contingency fee agreements. We encourage you to contact our personal injury law firm at (888) 424-5757 today to discuss the merits of your financial compensation claim.

Sources:

http://hshsholyfamily.org/

http://www.healthcarereportcard.illinois.gov/hospitals/view/101222

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