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There’s a reason Greater Peoria has long been known as Illinois’ downstate medical center. Home to three major hospitals, a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a medical school and countless clinics, outpatient centers and specialty providers, there’s no better place to get well fast.
- Abraham Lincoln Memorial
- Advocate Eureka Hospital
- Heartland Community
- Mason District Hospital
- OSF Saint Francis Healthcare
- Pekin Hospital
- St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic
- UnityPoint Health Methodist I Proctor
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Built in 2011, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Lincoln, IL. Their legacy of community, volunteer and philanthropic support enables ALMH to thrive at times when other rural hospitals have to close their doors. Located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois, they are an affiliate of Memorial Health System. ALMH offers over 25 medical services and employs over 310 in a variety of roles. In 2013, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital was recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as one of the nation’s top 100 best-performing critical access hospitals.
Advocate Eureka Hospital
Advocate Eureka Hospital is a 25-bed facility that has served the people of Woodford County and the surrounding area since 1901. As the only hospital in the county, Eureka Hospital has been certified as a Critical Access Hospital, in acknowledgement of the vital role they play in serving the health needs of a primarily rural area. Their 24-hour emergency department has state-of-the-art equipment and care provided by emergency medicine physicians and certified trauma nurses. They perform surgeries ranging from total knee replacements to laparoscopic gall bladder surgeries. They were one of the first hospitals in our region to offer digital mammography, and they also provide CT scans, MRI, and other advanced diagnostic tools. They are also known for their rehabilitation services: physical, occupational and speech therapies, and audiology, all conducted by skilled and certified therapists. In 2013, the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality recognized Eureka Hospital with a Quality Excellence Achievement Award for innovative quality interventions and best practices designed to transform health care.
Heartland Community Health Clinic
The Heartland Community Health Clinic was born out of a desire to help the growing segment of population that lacks access to healthcare, and now serves that population daily. Heartland employs 6 primary care physicians (4.2 FTE) and 8 Mid-level (6.1 FTE) to serve nearly 12,000 unduplicated patients annually. The clinic’s main site is located at 1701 W. Garden, in the south end of Peoria, and has added a second primary site at 711 W. John Gwynn Jr. Ave. An additional site is located at the East Bluff at 2321 N. Wisconsin Avenue. During calendar year 2013, 34,451 visits were provided to 11,645 unduplicated patients. OSF Sisters Clinic is part of Heartland Community Health Clinic. By working together, the two clinics – supported by UICOMP physician residents, works together to aid medically underserved of the Peoria area who are seeking primary health care services.
Mason District Hospital
Mason District Hospital is dedicated to providing superior healthcare close to home to the communities it serves in Mason and southern Fulton Counties. As a rural critical access hospital, their expertise lies in providing services driven by the health needs of our community. Their medical staff of physicians is supported by a team of healthcare professionals and sophisticated diagnostic and treatment capabilities, including a full service emergency department, physician and specialty clinics such as oncology and orthopedics, and a full rehabilitation department that comprises physical, occupational and speech therapies, as well as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is the fourth largest medical center in Illinois, with a medical staff of more than 850 physicians, 6,500 employees and 616 patient beds. A major teaching affiliate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, OSF Saint Francis is the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and tertiary care medical center. They are also home to OSF Saint Francis Heart Hospital, the Illinois Neurological Institute, and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois. With 127 beds and 75 pediatric specialists, the Children’s Hospital of Illinois cares for more Illinois children than any other hospital outside of Chicago.
Just 20 minutes south of Peoria in central Illinois, Pekin Hospital is a 107-bed medical center that provides advanced care and state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities offered by few other hospitals their size. Pekin Hospital is easy to find at Court and 13th Streets in Pekin, serving Tazewell, Mason and Peoria counties. Approximately 240 physicians in more than 20 medical specialties work closely with a highly credentialed nursing staff and healthcare professionals. Pekin Hospital also provides inpatient physicians who are board certified in their respective specialties and clinically trained to care specifically for hospital patients.
St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic
The Jim and Trudy Maloof St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic was established in Peoria in 1972 as the first St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital affiliate clinic and is currently a joint effort of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Children’s Hospital of Illinois, and the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria.
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor
UnityPoint Health – Methodist | Proctor includes Methodist, a 330-bed hospital with almost 600 board-certified physicians; and Proctor, a 220-bed hospital. The Methodist | Proctor commitment to quality has resulted in numerous awards and national recognition for excellence. A new outpatient facility, Methodist North at Allen Road, opened in 2010. UnityPoint Clinic and Proctor First Care, networks of primary care and specialty providers, have offices throughout Central Illinois. Methodist College has grown to more than 500 students pursuing a baccalaureate degree.