University of Chicago Hospitals Malpractice Attorneys

University Of Chicago Hospitals University of Chicago Hospitals

University Of Chicago Hospitalsis a 568 bed hospital located in Cook County, Illinois at:

5841 South Maryland Street
Chicago IL 60637
(773) 702-1000

http://www.uchospitals.edu/index.shtml

University Of Chicago Hospitals has the following designations:

  • Perinatal III
  • Trauma Center I
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics

According to data supplied by the hospital to the Illinois Department of Health other agencies, University Of Chicago Hospitals reported the following medical errors which may be of concern to patients and their families.

Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Adult Surgical ICU (1/1/11 to 12/31/11) with 2 reported infections for 1672 central-line days
  • Central Line Associated Infections in the Pediatric Medical-Surgical ICU (1/1/11 to 12/31/11 with 4 reported infections over 2624 central-line days
  • Central Line Associated Infections in the level III Neonatal ICU (1/1/11 to 12/31/11 with 8 reported infections over 6891 central-line days
Patient Safety
  • Risk-adjusted Postoperative lung embolism or deep vein thrombosis(clotting) (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 106 out of 6,252 patients
  • Wound Complications in Abdominal Wall Surgery (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 2 out of 1,505 patients
  • Accidental Puncture and Laceration (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 50 out of 15,828 patients
  • Latrogenic Pneumothorax (health care-associated collapsed lung) 6 out of 14,503 patients
  • Postoperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 41 out of 6,348 patients
  • Postoperative Respiratory Failure (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 98 out of 3,591 patients
Pediatric QualityMaternal Safety and Utilization
  • Birth Trauma (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 3 out of 1,392 patients
  • Obstetric Trauma – Vaginal With Instrument (10/1/10 to 9/30/11) 14 out of 60 patients
Chicago, Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawyers

If you or your child was harmed during an admission to University of Chicago Hospitals, it may have been related to medical negligence. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is committed to protecting the public from medical errors in all settings. Contact our attorneys todays to discuss your case. All consultations are free and confidential.

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