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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington is a 176-bed, acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. In 2013, the hospital achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program, the highest award a hospital can receive for outstanding quality and excellence in nursing care. With rigorous attention to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes, the hospital has maintained this prestigious designation since then.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is part of Downers Grove-based Advocate Health Care, the largest health care system in Illinois and one of the leading health care systems in the country. A faith-based organization, Advocate contributed more than $686 million in charitable care and services to benefit communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2015.

To ensure that care delivery remains outstanding and attuned to the evolving needs of the community, Good Shepherd Hospital began a modernization project in 2013 to improve the patient care experience by enhancing privacy, offering advanced technology and making it convenient to access inpatient and outpatient services.

For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit or call (847) 381-0123.

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) is an award-winning facility with nationally recognized physicians, state-of-the-art technology, and inpatient and outpatient services in a full range of medical specialties. Opened in 1959, NCH today is a 489-bed hospital and a world-class medical provider combining compassionate care with a healing environment, state-of-the-art medical facilities, a staff of more than 1,000 physicians with offices throughout the northwest suburbs and 3,800 employees including nurses, allied health professionals, administrative and support personnel. Approximately 800 volunteers provide 100,000 hours of service each year. NCH annually cares for: 24,000 inpatients; 350,000 outpatient visits, including visits to the hospital emergency room and immediate care centers; 37,000 home care visits; 2,800 newborn deliveries; more than 16,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical cases, ranging from open heart surgery and joint replacement to neurosurgery and minimally invasive procedures. For information, visit or call (847) 618-1000.

AMITA Health is an integrated faith-based health system, formed by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System in 2015. AMITA Health is now the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With the addition of Presence Health, the newly combined health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, and now serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates, a 339-bed community hospital, has provided outstanding health care to the residents of the northwest suburbs for more than 30 years. Ranked one of the best regional hospitals by U.S. News and World Report, AMITA Health St. Alexius treats more than 18,000 people as inpatients and performs over 7,600 outpatient surgeries each year.

AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Women & Children’s Hospital Hoffman Estates is a state-of-the-art hospital located on the campus of AMITA Health St. Alexius. The stunning facility provides the northwest suburbs with convenient access to innovative technologies and treatments, performed by extraordinary doctors and nurses uniquely skilled in pediatric and women’s care.

Also located just outside AMITA Health St. Alexius is AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates. Since 1999, the facility has focused on providing evidence-based behavioral health care for patients and families when they require more intensive treatment. The 141 bed hospital is the 10th largest behavioral health hospital in the country and offers specialized services for mental health and substance abuse problems.

AMITA Health is committed to having physician practices in the heart of the Barrington community. AMITA Health Medical Group has a clinic in the heart of Barrington at 530 N. Hough St. featuring family Medicine and OBGYN physicians.

Visit to learn more or call (855) MyAMITA (692-6482) to find a doctor or to register for a class or program.