Illinois

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center



Started its function in 1996, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center is a not-for-profit teaching, research and referral medical center in Oak Lawn. This hospital is one of the most comprehensive providers of pediatric care in the state and is a leader in cardiology, surgical services, oncology, women’s services and emergency medicine. Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading integrated health care systems.

With a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, representing more than 60 specialties and subspecialties, Christ Medical Center offers complete medical and surgical services for pediatric patients. The facility has 45 private inpatient rooms, a 12-bed pediatric intensive care unit and a seven-bed pediatric surgical heart unit.

Christ Medical Center also is a state-designated Level I trauma center providing trauma patients with the most sophisticated emergency medical care. It offers a full spectrum of adult cardiovascular services. Special services nurse liaisons/guest services, spiritual care services, home health care, anesthesia, outpatient pharmacy and courtesy discharge program. Amenities of ACHMC include cafeteria/meals, gift shop, ATM machine, flowers and mail delivery, parking and overnight accommodations for out-of-state visitors.

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center provides both Research and Teaching facilities.

Address: 4440 W 95th Street , Oak Lawn
State: Illinois
Phone: 708-346-8000
URL: www.advocatehealth.com
County: Cook
Number of Beds: 662
Total Staff : 0



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Articles about this hospital

Advocate Christ Medical Center offers alternative to standard surgery for easing lower back pain
Date: 2005-08-24
Dr. Richard Lim

Advocate Christ Medical Center Medicare-Eligible for Performing Advanced Procedure to Prevent Stroke
Date: 2005-07-21
Advocate Christ Medical Center is eligible to receive Medicare reimbursement for performing an advanced, non-surgical procedure to prevent stroke in patients who are at high risk for standard surgery.

Boys and Girls Learn Responsibility at Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Babysitting Classes
Date: 2005-07-08
The interactive classes are American Red Cross certified.

New Phone Number Means Better Service to Advocate Christ Medical Center Patients and Families
Date: 2005-06-17
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., is acquiring a new telephone number and a new telephone system – and that means better service to patients and families

New Vice President of Development Appointed at Advocate Christ Medical Center
Date: 2005-06-17
Terrence D. Sykes

Physicians at Advocate Christ Medical Center use new tool to remove blockages from leg arteries without surgery
Date: 2005-05-19
A new instrument is enabling physicians at Advocate Christ Medical Center to remove extensive blockages from arteries in the legs of patients without surgery.

Advocate Christ Medical Center Earns National Award for Efforts to Reduce Mortality among Heart Patients
Date: 2005-04-27
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill. has earned national recognition for achieving the goals of a nationwide program intended to prevent heart attacks and reduce the incidence of death among patients with heart disease.

Advocate Christ Medical Center Nursing Staff Achieves National Recognition for Excellence
Date: 2005-04-27
American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program

Marvelous Multiples Welcomed at Advocate Christ Medical Center
Date: 2005-04-21
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill sponsors “Marvelous Multiples,” a series of weekend prenatal classes to educate parents expecting more than one baby.

Advocate Christ Medical Center ’Salutes’ Physician Leader and Entire Nursing Staff at Annual Fundraiser
Date: 2005-04-18
Dr. Harold McGrath