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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:

  • 16.1% – The 30-day pneumonia-patient mortality rate between 07/01/2014 and 06/30/2017.
  • 20.3% – The 30-day heart failure patient mortality rate between 07/01/2014 and 06/30/2017.

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 10/01/2017 and 09/30/2018 include:

  • 48% – The percentage of patients who strongly agreed when asked if they understood about their level of care when leaving the hospital.
  • 69% – The percentage of staff members that offered explanations to patients about their medications.
  • 72% – The percentage of patients who stated that the room was always kept quiet during the nighttime hours.
  • 73% – The percentage of patients who received assistance when they wanted it.
  • 91% – 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 01/01/2017 and 12/31/2017 at Greenville Regional Hospital that includes:

  • 1.67 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 healthcare 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.

Medical Malpractice Claims involving Greenville Regional Hospital

Wrongful Death Claim Brought after Man Visits Emergency Room

Here, a fifty-seven-year-old man died not long after visiting an Illinois ER (Greenville Regional Hospital). Then, the family started asking questions. Apparently, he was experiencing respiratory pain. That is what prompted him to go in the first place. However, it seems that the medical staff did not conduct appropriate lab testing. Also, they failed to do a cardiac consultation or proper diagnosis. He died shortly thereafter. The man was survived by his sister. This claim contends that the events were related, and that the development would not have led to death but for malpractice.

Emergency Hysterectomy Triggers New Hospital Claim

This hospital dispute involved a woman and a few doctors. It took place at an Illinois medical facility (Greenville Regional Hospital). The woman was set to have a laparoscopic operation done because she was experiencing bleeding in her uterus. However, in the course of that procedure, surgeons cut into her uterus and then impacted her bowel as well. None of these surgical errors were fixed prior to the ending of the operation. Consequently, she needed a complete abdominal hysterectomy to correct their errors. This claim was brought after these events unfolded. It targeted the doctor and the related OB-GYN association. If successful, she could have received compensation for her damages including pain, suffering, disability, expenses, and more.

Improper Biopsy Potentially Leads to Tumors and New Claim

In this hospital matter, a woman had a biopsy done on her right breast. The procedure took place at Greenville Regional Hospital in Illinois. Allegedly, the defendant staff members failed to diagnose and treat her for fibromatosis. That is a condition which can lead to tumors. Also, the woman alleges that this could have been identified in the original diagnostic evaluation. Subsequent to these developments, she needed a complete mastectomy on the right side of her chest. An entire portion of her chest had to be taken out. This claim targets the doctor and the associated pathology group. It alleges their negligent diagnosis and treatment was malpractice. Further, it claims their errors caused her downward spiral of health as well as long-term suffering and related costs. It seeks compensation for the tangible and intangible harms and losses that they created for her.

Plaintiff Suggests Surgery was Gratuitous in New Case

A young, twenty-five-year-old woman filed this Illinois hospital lawsuit. Her claim argued that doctors performed a needless operation when less-invasive measures would have sufficed. During a consultation with one of her physicians, she was told that endometriosis was the cause of the pain in her pelvis. Also, she was instructed that only a complete hysterectomy and removal of her ovaries would fix the problem. After these events unfolded, the woman argued that this was all gratuitous. She claimed her doctors misread her lab and other tests and misdiagnosed her. Then, they performed the surgery needlessly. Besides the removal of her ovaries, she needed hormone therapy on a regular basis to cope with the alleged negligent procedure. These events cost her financially, physically, and emotionally. To make up for the trauma of the entire ordeal, she filed this claim in Illinois.

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 LLC 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.

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