On behalf of the Board of Trustees, medical staff, employees and volunteers of Norwegian American Hospital, welcome! It is our objective to provide the highest level of quality care and customer service; and to exceed the expectations of our patients and their family members.
As you visit our website, I hope the information helps you become more familiar with Norwegian American Hospital and the people who will be caring for you or your loved ones when you use our services. We are proud of the reputation and relationships we have established in the community and are committed to continuing to provide the very best care.
Our employees and medical staff take unwavering pride in our hospital and services, and dedicate themselves to compassionate support and uncompromising standards. The highly educated and skilled physicians of Norwegian American Hospital significantly contribute to our reputation. These physicians have chosen to partner with us to ensure a commitment of excellence to those we serve.
Norwegian American Hospital was recognized as top 10% in the country for patient safety by HealthGrades, awarded Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and presented a 2015 Gage Award honorable mention from America’s Essential Hospitals. Other accolades have come from The Joint Commission, Illinois Department of Public Health, College of American Pathologists and American College of Radiology Mammography. These key quality measures are the result of team efforts involving every aspect of our facility.
At Norwegian American Hospital, we continually try to make healthcare more effective and responsive to your needs. Our Patient Portals give you easy electronic access to test results, details about your medications, and other information about care received in the hospital and our outpatient clinics. Studies have shown that patients engaged in their own health care have better outcomes.
If you or someone you know is anticipating a stay at Norwegian American Hospital or if you are searching for answers to specific health information topics, we are happy to provide you with this online service to answer any questions.
Thank you for choosing Norwegian American Hospital.
José R. Sánchez, LMSW, LCSW
President and CEO