- June 15th, 2009
As part of the Highlands Woods community, you have access to two of the best hospitals in Illinois. Sherman Hospital offers one of the largest networks of medical care facilities in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Sherman has been serving the community since 1888 and continues to provide top-notch care to the area, most notably s the recognized regional heart center for the northwest suburbs. Sherman ranks third in the Chicagoland area in patient volumes for open-heart surgery.
Sherman Hospital continues to make progress on the construction of a replacement hospital, which began in June of 2006. Slated to finish this year, the facility will include 645,000 square feet containing 255 beds, a six-floor inpatient bed tower, an adjacent Cancer Care Center and a 15-acre Geothermal Lake, to name a few highlights.
The area is also home to Provena St. Joseph Hospital, which continues to bring advanced technology and innovative solutions as well as faith-based care to the Elgin area. Located near the intersection of Randall Road and Route 20, Provena is conveniently located on the west side of Elgin off Foothill Drive. Provena offers a variety of services from health problem management, stress management and nutrition. Provena’s unique, holistic approach to healthcare includes relaxation, message therapy, tai chi, medication and yoga.
We encourage you and your loved ones to take advantage of all the benefits and services these organizations have to offer.