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  • Advocate Sherman Hospital Established in Elgin 1888          

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    Elgin is a regional healthcare center with multiple treatment centers and two leading hospitals.

    Our hospitals serve Chicagoland's northwest suburbs and have been recognized for groundbreaking advances in a variety of treatments including cancer, conditions of the brain and heart. Nearby schools and institutions provide a pipeline for a trained medical workforce. With a growing population and central location, Elgin is an ideal place for healthcare facilities.


  • Healthcare Financial Resources,
     or HFRI LLC, which collects insurance bills for hospital systems, moved about 200 workers from its Schaumburg headquarters to the Westfield Business Park in Elgin. 
    The company signed an 11-year lease for 31,505 square feet at 2500 Westfield Drive in Elgin because it provides room for growth. And the company plans to boost its workforce by 50 percent over the next 18 months.


  • Visit the City Health Dashboard which features 36 measures of health and the factors that shape health for the 500 largest cities in the U.S. - including Elgin, Illinois. This one-stop resource helps users like you leverage neighborhood- and city-specific data to guide local solutions that create healthier, more equitable communities.

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  • Berry-Castells Nurse of the Year
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin is a 640,000 square foot state-of-the art medical center built on a 154-acred campus with a minimal environmental impact. Many of the 255 private patient rooms in the six-floor tower overlook farmland, trees and a 15-acre geothermamal lake. The lake naturally heats and cools the hospital, saving $1 million in yearly energy costs.

  • Founded in 1902 in Elgin, Amita Saint Joseph Hospital is a 184-bed full-service hospital offering trauma care, inpatient care, outpatient services, surgical care, emergency and urgent care, wound and non-healing wound care, compassionate adult and adolescent behavioral health care services.  Amita has a state-of-the-art cancer center, the area's only Cancer Rehab Program and Lymphedema treatment program, a nationally-recognized heart & vascular institute, the area's only Women's Heart Center and a new patient tower. Amita Saint Joseph Hospital delivers the highest level of faith-based, compassionate care. 

  • Other Top Ranking Hospitals in the Area

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge (Rank No. 6) 

    Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village (Rank No. 12)

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago (Ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 8 on the national list)

    St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates (Ranked No. 16)