From all-digital X-ray imaging, to 64-slice CT that can scan the entire body in seconds, our emergency physicians and trauma nurses can instantly recognize what’s wrong and provide the right treatment, right away.
If you’re experiencing heart attack symptoms, our cardiac emergency experts won’t miss a beat. Presence Health hospitals are fully accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), for having the proven protocols in place to treat heart attacks in their earliest—and most critical—stages. Our door-to-balloon times are among the best in Chicago and well below national averages.
When it comes to stroke, time lost is brain lost. That’s why our care starts on-site, where emergency medical teams relay vital information to our ERs to prep for immediate intervention. It’s that rapid-response system—and superior patient outcomes—that have earned many of our hospitals Primary Stroke Center certification by The Joint Commission.
As Illinois-designated Level I and Level II Trauma Centers—the highest levels available—we’re here to handle all critical illness and injuries that come through our doors. That includes care by specially trained trauma nurses, and anytime access to surgeons and specialists in orthopedics, neurology, radiology, anesthesiology and more.
Our Chicago-area parents can have peace of mind knowing we’re Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) by the Illinois Department of Public Health. That means we provide the highest level of care to children of all ages, with pediatricians available on-site at all times to assist with seriously ill little ones.
A trip to the ER can make anyone feel anxious, but ours are specially designed to put you at ease. On arrival, you’ll be met with soothing décor, spacious reception and waiting areas, separate triage sections and private treatment rooms to maximize comfort for you and your family.
Need fast, effective and affordable care in a pinch? No problem. Many of our ERs come equipped with Express Care services for minor injuries and illnesses, and we offer convenient urgent care clinics throughout Chicago and the suburbs. No appointments necessary, walk-ins always welcome.