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Award-Winning Health Care

The Barrington region is home to some of the finest health care facilities and providers in Illinois. Three award-winning hospitals, and hundreds of skilled, caring health care practitioners in virtually every medical discipline and specialty, are available to local residents. The community works collaboratively to offer the resources that support a healthy lifestyle in the Barrington area. The area’s three hospitals are nationally recognized health care innovators in terms of their state-of-the-art facilities, research and development, treatment, and patient care.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington is a 169-bed acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. It is part of Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Beginning in 2013, the hospital achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program, the highest award a hospital can receive for outstanding quality and excellence in nursing care. Advocate is a faith-based organization that exists to serve its communities. Advocate contributed $783 million in charitable care and services to communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2014.

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

For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit or call (847) 842-0123.

Northwest Community Hospital

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

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. This health system integrates its founding organizations’ nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians.

AMITA Health is committed to providing quality care to the Barrington community by having physicians and services surrounding our community. AMITA Health Medical Group has a clinic in the heart of Barrington at 530 N. Hough St. featuring Family Medicine and OBGYN physicians.

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

AMITA Health, Alexian Brothers Women & Children’s Hospital, Hoffman Estates, is a new, ground-breaking, state-of-the-art hospital located on the campus of St. Alexius Medical Center. This 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. For information, visit

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