Rochelle Community Hospital Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Rochelle Community Hospital is a 16-certified-bed Facility providing services to residents of Rochelle and Ogle County, Illinois. The ‘not for profit’ Hospital is located at:
900 N. Second Street
Rochelle, IL 61068
Along with providing emergency and urgent care to the local community, Rochelle Community Hospital provides other valuable services that include:
- Cancer care
- Rehabilitation and therapy
- Pain management
- Laboratory testing
- Kidney disease care
- Stroke care
- Support services
- Diabetic self-management care
- Home health services
- Part care
- Occupational health
- Heart care
Comparing this facility to other medical centers and hospitals throughout the United States, Rochelle Community Hospital maintains an overall “A-” score, ranking it in the 73rd percentile. According to Analytics MD, the facility ranking was calculated using publicly available information that includes patient satisfaction, staff responsiveness, patient flow, patient/nurse communication, and reported complications. Low percentile scores might indicate a high percentage of medical errors, mistakes and malpractice negligence happening at the hospital.
The level of emergent and critical care provided by the Rochelle Community Hospital Emergency Department is crucial to Ogle County, Illinois. Government agencies collect data on emergency services to be used as a comparison of all medical centers nationwide. Currently, the percentile rankings involving the emergency services provided by this facility include:
- Incoming Patient Flow (60th percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how patients are initially evaluated after arriving at the emergency room.
- Discharged Patient Flow (60th percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how the medical team provides care to patients who received treatment before they are discharged from the emergency room.
- Admitted Patient Flow (60th percentile) – This measurement reveals the efficiency of how the medical team provides care to patients who were admitted to the hospital from the emergency room.
- Frustrated Patients (50th percentile) – This measurement reveals the level of frustration the patients feel after receiving care and leaving the emergency department.
- Overall Patient Satisfaction (87th percentile) – This measurement reveals the overall patient experience when receiving cares and services at every department in the facility.
Every hospital has a certain number of discharge patients who must be readmitted to the facility due to a disruptive transition from the medical center into a nursing home or the family’s home, or because of some unexpected developing complication of their medical condition. The Illinois Department of Public Health monitors the information collected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and made publicly available on their Hospital Compare website. Between 07/01/2012 and 06/30/2015, the readmission rates involving Rochelle Community Hospital include:
- Pneumonia Patients Who Required Readmittance to the Facility within 30 Days after Their Discharge – 16.7 percent, which is slightly lower in the Illinois state average of 17.56 percent.
- Heart Failure Patients Who Required Readmittance the Facility within 30 Days after Their Discharge – 20.9 percent, which is slightly lower than the Illinois state average of 22.09 percent.
Thirty-Day Mortality Rate and Inpatient Mortality Rate
Data collected by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and reviewed by the Illinois Department of Public Health on 30 day and inpatient mortality rates help determine if there are specific indicators of adverse outcomes that are related to the level of care the facility provided the patient who died. This information is made publicly available on the HHS Hospital Compare website. Between 07/01/2012 and 06/30/2015, the 30-Day Mortality Rate and Inpatient Mortality Rate at Rochelle Community Hospital include:
- Pneumonia Patients Who Died within 30 Days after Being Admitted to the Facility – 12.8 percent, which is significantly lower than the Illinois state average of 16.32 percent.
- Heart Failure Patients Who Died within 30 Days after Being Admitted to the Hospital – 12 percent, which is nearly identical to the Illinois state average of 11.83 percent.
- Pneumonia Patient Risk-Adjusted Mortality Rate (For the Year 2015) – 37.43 per 1000 patients or 1 incident out of 48 patients. This risk-adjusted rate is higher than the Illinois state average of 23.48 per 1000 patients.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) determined that the risk-adjusted rate for pneumonia patients dying at the facility in 2015 was “not statistically significantly better or worse than the state average.”
Rochelle Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers
If you have any suspicions that your loved one residing in Rochelle Community Hospital was injured or died unexpectedly by medical malpractice, take steps now by contacting Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC. Our Rochelle team of dedicated knowledgeable attorneys handles victim cases involving medical malpractice that occurs in Illinois medical centers.
Let our legal team begin the process of your medical malpractice case by filing all the necessary documentation in the appropriate court. In Ogle County, the courthouse is located at:
106 South 5th Street
Oregon, Illinois 61061-0337
Circuit Court Clerk Kim Stahl
We encourage you to contact our Ogle County Medical Malpractice law office today by calling (888) 424-5757. Speak with one of our representatives to schedule your free no-obligation, comprehensive case evaluation. Our law firm provides immediate representation without any upfront payment. Our services are paid only after we have successfully resolved your medical malpractice claim, wrongful death lawsuit or personal injury case by negotiating your out-of-court settlement or winning your case in front of a judge and jury.
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