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Provena St. Joseph Hospital is one of the leading providers of health care services in the United States. A nonprofit Catholic organization, Provena has a more than 160-bed acute care facility, state-of-the-art rehabilitation rooms, family birthing centers, emergency and surgical suites, and intensive care units. Located in Elgin, Ill., the hospital employs more than 1,000 personnel. It offers a wide variety of services, such as Surgical Weight Loss and family birth centers, joint care, home health aides, skilled nursing facility, maternal and pediatric care, and wellness and lifestyle medicine centers. Provena also offers general and internal medicine, 24-hour emergency and critical care, outpatient and inpatient services, intensive care and step-down units, pharmacy, specialized programs, asthma solutions, behavioral health, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and diabetes education. Additionally, the hospital provides lithotripsy, oncology, diagnostic and imaging services, mammography, angiography, balloon angioplasty, ultrasound, computerized and positron emission tomography scans, nuclear medicine, laboratory services, cardiac catheterization procedures, and muscular dystrophy clinic.

Regular Hours

24 Hours

  • Emergency Services Available
  • Hospital Type: Acute Care
  • Safe Surgery Checklist In Use
  • In Patient Services:
    • General Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Nursing Care
    • Stroke Care
  • Out Patient Services:
    • Cardiovascular
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Eye Surgery
    • Nervous System
    • Skin
    • Genitourinary
  • Other Services:
    • Electonic Lab Results
    • Electonic Lab Tracking Between Visits
  • Source: Hospital Compare
Payment method
North Country Knolls, Northwest Elgin

Hospital Ownership: Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious

Hospitals, Nursing Homes-Skilled Nursing Facility, Surgery Centers, Medical Centers, Cancer Treatment Centers
Other Information

Best Practices followed: Electonic Lab Results, Safe Surgery Checklist In Use, Electonic Lab Tracking Between Visits

Inpatient Services: Cardiac Surgery, Nursing Care, General Surgery

Outpatient Services: Eye Surgery, Skin, Gastrointestinal, Nervous System, Cardiovascular, Musculoskeletal

Hospital Ownership: Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious

By Appointment Only: No

Services: Substance Abuse, Neuro-Surgical Services, Hospice, Diagnostic Radiology Services, Spine Surgery, Blood Bank, Wound Care/IP, Home Health, Radiation Therapy, Outpatient Services-InHouse, Acute Care, Cardiac Surgery, Alcohol-Chemical Depend, Dietary Services, Bariatric Surgery, Respiratory/Pulmonary Svcs, Joint Replacement, Pharmacy Services, Physical Therapy, Trauma Center/Medicare Certified, Obstetrical Services, Pediatric Services, Sub-Acute Care, Cardiology/Non-Invasive, Social Services, Medical/Surgical, Infusion Therapy, Occupational Therapy Services, Rehab, Emergency Services, Psychiatric Services/Adult, Operating Rooms, Angioplasty, Post-Op Recovery Room Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Audiology Services, Rehabilitation Services/Non-CARF, Vascular Surgery, Speech Pathology Services, SNF Care, Oncology Services, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Electrophysiology, EGD Procedure, Trauma Center/Level II, Anatomical Laboratory Services, Inpatient Surgery Services, Neonatal Nursery Services, Orthopedic Surgery, Anesthesia Services, Intensive Care/General, Hemodialysis (Dialysis), Outpatient Surgery, Arthroscopy, Coronary Interventions, Psych


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An absolutely horrible and lif...

An absolutely horrible and life changing experience there. When the patient liaison was contacted in good faith in hopes of a simple resolution, the "don't sue me" stance fully kicked in.

Written communication was largely ignored until they finally did have a response of throwing up an attorney blanket to hide behind. I couldn't afford an attorney and the damages were deemed to likely be insufficient for one to want to take the case on contingency.

Add to that, a discovery was recently made that my medical records were released either by accident or on purpose in what seems to be a direct violation of the HIPAA laws.

Historically, instead of working with Sherman Hospital when they announced they were planning a relocation from Elgin's east side to the west side, and a mere couple miles from Provena, they lawyered up on that occasion too in a failed attempt to bar the move.

Calling one's self a Christian faith-based institution and actually acting like one seems, in my and other people I've spoken to opinions, to be a problem for Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Every time I see one of their billboards citing "see what a difference faith can make" I get that puke feeling in the back of my throat.

I advise in the event you need a hospital in Elgin, even if you're in an ambulance, go to Sherman Health!