Recognitions

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is committed to delivering excellent care to our patients and is recognized by national organizations for meeting high quality standards.

  • Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center has physicians who are leaders in their fields and teaching a new generation of doctors. Medical residents train each year in Family Practice.
  • Advanced obstetrical care/gynecology program and well-known behavioral health, alcohol/substance abuse and diabetes programs.
  • The Culture of Excellence initiative and ongoing patient satisfaction survey ensures the delivery of excellent patient care.
  • Employees, physicians, nurses and staff, who speak many languages ranging from Polish and Spanish to Tagalog, Portuguese and Hindi.
  • A wide range of education programs offered year-round to address the health care needs of the community.
  • Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is a Primary Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission for using stroke care protocols that have been proven as efficient and high quality.

Accreditations:

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) - Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Adult echocardiology services
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) - Residency Review Committees for Family Medicine, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • American College of Radiology - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services, mammography and ultrasound
  • American College of Surgeons - Teaching Hospital Cancer Program
  • CME Accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)
  • The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation, 2013
  • Society of Chest Pain Centers - Accredited chest pain center

Awards/Rankings:

  • American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry, ACTION Registry® -- GWTG™ (Get with the Guidelines) Silver Performance Achievement Award. This award is given to hospitals that practice a high standard of care for heart attack patients.
  • The Leapfrog Group recognized the medical center with an 'A' in Hospital Safety ScoreSM for keeping its patients safe from injuries, infections, medical and medication errors. Read more.
  • U.S. News and World Report names Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Unit at the Saint Elizabeth Campus as one of "America's Best Nursing Homes."
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality (IOQ) for Cardiac Surgery - Cardiac Medical Intervention
  • Breast Center of Excellence - American College of Radiology's (ACR) Commissions on Quality and Safety and Breast Cancer Imaging
  • 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" in Chicago metro area, No. 26 out of 118 hospitals
  • Cancer Center Accredited with Commendation - Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)

Licensed By:

  • Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
  • Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Division of Nuclear Safety
  • The State of Illinois Department of Public Health
  • The City of Chicago

Memberships:

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • American Hospital Association
  • Association of Hospital Medical Education
  • Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN)
  • Catholic Health Association of the United States
  • Chicago Asthma Consortium
  • Illinois Catholic Health Association
  • Illinois Hospital Association
  • LifeSource
  • Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine
  • Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy
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