West Suburban Medical Center recently announced it has partnered with Associated Physicians of Rehabilitation to oversee West Suburban's Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Center. Rahul Sharma, M.D., Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has been named to the position of Medical Director of the Rehabilitation Center at West Suburban Medical Center.
Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center was honored with an "A" Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. West Suburban Medical Center received the top grade based on levels of infections, injuries and medical and medication errors. Fewer than half of the hospitals in the Chicagoland area received an "A" rating.
Following in the footsteps of a Houston hospital that live tweeted a brain surgery, Vanguard West Suburban Medical Center is live tweeting a hernia surgery. Patient Sebastian will have two surgeries which will last ninety minutes and walk away without any scars. Follow their updates on Twitter at @WestSuburbanMC.
Kind of fitting that American Diabetes Month begins the day after Halloween, don't you think? Of course, its causes are more complicated than eating too much sugar, but the fact is that 80 to 90 percent of Type 2 diabetes cases are preventable.
West Suburban Medical Center presented The first Employee of the Quarter Awards on Nov. 2. The Employee of the Quarter program recognizes eligible employees for outstanding and exceptional contributions to West Suburban Medical Center.