OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Osf Saint Francis Medical Center OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is a 609-certified-bed ‘not for profit’ church-operated hospital providing services and cares for residents of Peoria and Peoria County, Illinois. The Medical Center is located at:

530 North East Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61637
(309) 655-2000

https://www.osfhealthcare.org/saint-francis/

In addition to providing emergent and critical care to the local community, OSF St. Francis Medical Center offers other services that include:

  • Cancer care
  • Home health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Transplant services
  • Surgery
  • Heart and vascular care
  • Endocrinology and diabetes care
  • Women’s health
  • Primary care
  • Pediatrics
  • Weight loss management
  • Neurosciences
  • Hospice

National Ranking

When comparing this facility to other hospitals and medical centers hospitals nationwide, OSF St. Francis Medical Center maintains an overall “B” score, ranking it in the 55th percentile. The ranking was calculated using publicly available information including reported complications, patient cost, emergency department initial assessment, patient satisfaction and patient flow. A median to low score is often indicative of a high percentage of medical errors and mistakes occurring at the facility.

The emergency department at every medical center in the United States must provide the highest level of emergent and critical care to the local community. Analytics MD gathers crucial information on emergency rooms nationwide and makes the data available through percentile rankings to assist government agencies and patients performing comparison analysis. Currently, the percentile ranking for the emergency room at OSF St. Francis Medical Center includes:

  • Incoming Patient Flow (80th percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how the medical team initially evaluates patients arriving at the emergency room (ER).
  • Discharged Patient Flow (31st percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how the medical team treats less sick patients who are discharged from the ER.
  • Admitted Patient Flow (58th percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how the medical team cares for sicker patients who are admitted to the hospital from the emergency room.
  • Frustrated Patients (76th percentile) – This measurement reveals how frustrated patients are after receiving care and leaving the emergency room.
  • Overall Patient Satisfaction (64th percentile) – This measurement reveals the overall patient experience of treatment provided in every department at the hospital.

State Designations

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center currently holds four state designations that include:

Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) Rate

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) monitors data involving CLABSI (Central line-associated bloodstream infections) that happen in ICUs and critical care units. This information helps determine the level of care provided by the hospital. For 2015, the central line-associated bloodstream infection rate for OSF St. Francis Medical Center include:

  • Adult Neurologic ICU-Related Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection Rate – 2 infection incidents out of 1127 central line days.
  • Adult Surgical Cardiothoracic ICU-Related Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection Rate – 4 infection incidents out of 3070 central line days.
  • Adult Surgical ICU-Related Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection Rate – 4 infection incidents out of 2036 central line days.
  • Adult Medical ICU-Related Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection Rate – 4 infection incidents out of 2931 central line days.
  • Pediatric Medical-Surgical ICU-Related Central Line Associated Infection – 4 infection incidents out of 3151 central line days.
  • Level III Neonatal ICU-Related Central Line Associated Infection Rate – 3 infection incidents out of 4075 central line days.

The IDPH determined that the CLABSI rates listed above were “not statistically significantly better or worse than the national average.”

Bloodstream Infection Rate

The Illinois Department of Public Health monitors facility-acquired contagious infection incident rates involving highly contagious Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI). This data is gathered through laboratory test results from patients who have remained at the facility for longer than three days. For 2015, the bloodstream infection rate at OSF St. Francis Medical Center included:

  • MRSA Facility-Acquired Infection Incident Rate – 19 infection incidents out of 178,346 patient days
  • CDI Facility-Acquired Infection Incident Rate – 162 infection incidents out of 155,972 patient days.

Patient Safety Concerns

The information collected and released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and monitored by the Illinois Department of Public Health provides patient safety measures involving potential adverse events and in-hospital complications that can occur after procedures and surgeries. For the year 2015, the facility up for patient safety concerns include:

  • Foreign Bodies Left in the Patient during a Procedure –1 incident.
  • Unexpected Deaths – 0.4 per 1000 risk-adjusted rate or 3 incidents out of 4287 patients, which is significantly lower than the Illinois state average of 0.22 per 1000 patients.

Peoria Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers

If your loved one has been injured or died prematurely while a patient at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, call the Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers law firm now. Our Peoria attorneys working on your behalf can successfully resolve your medical malpractice victim case against the Illinois hospital, nurses and doctors who caused your loved one harm, and file all the necessary paperwork in the appropriate courthouse at.

324 Main Street
Room G22
Peoria, Illinois 61602-1319
Phone: 309/672-6989

Circuit Court Clerk Robert Spears

We encourage you to contact our Peoria County medical malpractice law offices by calling (888) 424-5757 today to schedule your comprehensive compensation lawsuit evaluation at no charge to you. No upfront payment is necessary because our law firm accepts wrongful death lawsuits and medical malpractice compensation claims through contingency fee arrangements.

Sources:

http://www.healthcarereportcard.illinois.gov/hospitals/view/101187

https://analyticsmd.com/hospitalefficiency/detail/140067/saint-francis-medical-center-peoria-il

https://www.osfhealthcare.org/saint-francis/

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