Illini Community Hospital is a 35-certified-bed ‘for profit’ Hospital providing services to residents of Pittsfield and Pike County, Illinois. The Facility is located at:
640 West Washington Street
Pittsfield, IL 62363
In addition to providing emergency care and urgent services to the local community, Illini Community Hospital also offers:
- Acute care services
- Imaging services
- Renal dialysis services
- Pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation services
- Surgical services
- Sleep center
- Restorative care services
- Pathology and laboratory services
- Respiratory care
Analytics MD provides a comparison analysis of this facility to other U.S. hospitals and medical centers. Currently, Illini Community Hospital maintains an overall “A” score, ranking it in the 89th percentile. The ranking is calculated using publicly available information that includes staff responsiveness, emergency care, patient flow, overall patient satisfaction and reported complications. A median to low score might indicate a high percentage of medical mistakes and errors that occur at the hospital.
Like all hospitals and medical centers in the United States, the level of emergency services care provided at Illini Community Hospital are crucial to the community. The publicly available data involving percentile rankings of the emergency department at this facility include:
- Incoming Patient Flow (96th percentile) – This measurement ranks the efficiency of how the medical team treats patients who initially arrived at the emergency room.
- Discharged Patient Flow (93rd percentile) – This measurement ranks the efficiency of how the medical team provides treatment to less sick patients who will be discharged from the emergency room.
- Admitted Patient Flow (92nd percentile) – This measurement ranks the efficiency of how the medical team provides treatment to sicker patients who need to be admitted to the hospital after receiving emergency care.
- Frustrated Patients (85th percentile) – This measurement ranks the level of frustration that patients feel after leaving the emergency department.
- Overall Patient Satisfaction (87th percentile) – This measurement ranks the overall patient experience at every department inside the hospital.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through their Hospital Compare website posts measurable data on emergency department services to ensure that the sudden demand for emergency health needs is being met in the local community. The efficiency of providing high-quality care might be indicative of how the facility manages their workflow, especially during major events including natural disasters, large-scale accidents, and power outages. Some measurable data involving the emergency department at Illini Community Hospital between 10/01/2014 and 09/30/2015 Include:
- The Time from Arrival to Departure at the Emergency Department – 222 minutes, which is significantly less than the national average of 280 minutes in the Illinois state average of 267 minutes.
- The Amount of Time to Receive Care in the Emergency Department from Arrival to Departure – 124 minutes, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 148 minutes in the national average of 142 minutes.
- The Amount of Time It Took for a Qualified Medical Professional to Make a Diagnostic Evaluation – 26 minutes, which is identical to the Illinois state average of 26 minutes and higher than the national average of 23 minutes.
A certain percentage of all patients who were previously discharged from the hospital will return due to an unexpected complication or failure to make a smooth transition into a nursing facility or the family’s home. This important information is collected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and posted on their Hospital Compare website. The readmission rates involving Illini Community Hospital between 07/01/2012 at 06/30/2015 include:
- Pneumonia Patients Who Needed to Be Readmitted to the Facility within 30 Days after Their Discharge – 16 percent, which is slightly lower than the Illinois state’s average of 17.56 percent.
- Heart Failure Patients Who Needed to Be Readmitted to The Hospital Within 30 Days After Their Discharge – 21.8 percent which is nearly identical to the Illinois state’s average of 22.09 percent.
Information released on the HHS.gov Hospital Compare website reveals measurement indicators involving 30-day mortality rate of individuals who died within 30 days after being admitted to the facility. These measurable rates reveal adverse outcomes occurring at the facility they could be potentially related to the facility’s level of care. The 30-day mortality rate involving Illini Community Hospital between 07/01/2012 and 06/30/2015 include:
- Pneumonia Patients Who Died within 30 Days after Being Admitted to the Facility – 16.9 percent, which is nearly identical to the Illinois state’s average of 16.32 percent.
- Heart Failure Patients Who Died within 30 Days after Being Admitted to the Hospital – 11.0 percent, which is slightly lower than the Illinois state’s average of 11.83 percent.
- Pneumonia Patient Risk-Adjusted Mortality Rate (01/01/2015 through 12/31/2015) – 25 per 1000 or one incident out of 57 patients, which is nearly identical to the Illinois state’s average of 23.48 per 1000 patients. (The IDPH determined that this rate was “not statistically significantly better or worse than the state average).”
If you suspect your loved one was harmed by medical malpractice while a patient at Illini Community Hospital, call Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers. Our Pittsfield attorneys have years of experience in representing victims of medical malpractice. Allow our legal team to file all the necessary documentation in the appropriate court for Pike County, which is located at:
100 East Washington
Pittsfield, Illinois 62363-1497
Circuit Court Clerk Debbie Dugan
Call our Illinois medical malpractice law firm today at (888) 424-5757 to speak with our representatives who can assist you in scheduling your free, no-obligation case evaluation. We accept all cases on contingency, so no upfront payment is necessary.