OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is a 254-bed facility providing tertiary care medical services in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. The medical center is located at:
- 5666 E. State Street
- Rockford, IL 61108
- (815) 226-2000
The center provides access to emergency services and other medical sub-specialties including cancer, sports medicine, rehabilitation, pediatrics, maternity & birth, lung & pulmonology along with women’s services, cardiovascular care and neurology.
In a comparison ranking among other medical centers and hospitals in the United States, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center maintains an overall C+ score, ranking it in the 34th percentile. This ranking is calculated using publicly available information on data involving patient satisfaction, incoming and discharge patient flow and on-site complications that could potentially be caused by medical malpractice.
Illinois State Designations
The Rockford Medical Center maintains four specific state designations that include:
The facility is part of the Illinois Regionalized Perinatal System and provides Level II care to pregnant women and newborns. However, the facility does not have a neonatal intensive care or special care nursery.Trauma Center
Through the medical center’s participation in the Illinois trauma system, patients suffering from trauma have access to immediate Level I medical care. This means that OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center provides every essential service for a trauma center around-the-clock and maintains quick access to an on-site helicopter.Magnet Recognition
The medical facility participates in the American Nurses Association’s Magnet recognition program that encourages strong nursing leadership, effective patient/medical professional communication and organized shared decision-making.Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)
The IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) and EMSC (Emergency Medical Services for Children) have given OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center recognition as an EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) medical facility. This means the center provides pediatric critical emergency care covered by specialty trained medical professionals. In addition, the medical center follows specific protocols and guidelines to treat children that are injured, critically ill or abused.
By taking effective measures, hospitals and medical centers can significantly reduce the potential of patients developing infections post-procedures and post-surgeries. The reported infection incidences that occurred on site at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in 2014 include:
- Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABI) Incidence Rate between 01/01/2014 and 12/31/2014 Include:
- Infection Incidences Developed in the Adult Surgical/Medical ICU – 2 infection incidents out of 2501 central line days.
- Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Incidence Rate between 07/01/2013 and 06/30/2014 Include:
- Infection Incidences Developed Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery – 4 infection incidents out of 150 procedures.
- Infection Incident Developed Post-Total Knee Replacement Surgery – 1 infection incident of 404 procedures.
- CDI and MRSA Bloodstream Infection Incidence Rate between 01/01/2014 and 12/31/2014 Include:
- CDI (Clostridium Difficile Infection) Onset Incident Rate – 5 infection incidents out of 48,712 patient days.
- MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Onset Incident Rate – 86 infection incidents out of 47,722 patient days.
Patient Safety Concerns
The Illinois Department of Public Health uses hospital and medical center discharge information involving patient safety measurement that outlines on-site adverse events and complications following procedures and surgeries. The five current patient safety concerns involving OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center are outlined using information accumulated between 10/01/2013 in 09/30/2014 that include:
- Unexpected Deaths – 1 unexpected death out of 786 patients.
- Abdominal Wall Surgery Wound Complication – 1 incident out of 415 patients.
- Accidental Laceration and Puncture Wound – 22 incidents out of 9390 patients.
- Medical Care-Associated Collapsed Lung – 4 incidents out of 9138 patients.
- Postoperative Respiratory Failure – 16 incidents out of 1667 patients.
Rockford, Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers
If you, or a loved one, was harmed after being admitted to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, the injuries might be the result of medical malpractice, errors or mistakes. The Rockford medical malpractice attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers have assisted patients injured at the hands of medical staff all throughout Illinois. We accept cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death on contingency. This means no upfront fees are required as all of our legal fees are paid after we negotiate an out of court settlement or win your case at trial. Contact our law offices today to discuss the merits of your case.