Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Advocate Health Care
GoodSamaritanlogo.jpg
Geography
Location Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Coordinates 41°49′07″N 88°00′28″W / 41.81861°N 88.00778°W / 41.81861; -88.00778[1]Coordinates: 41°49′07″N 88°00′28″W / 41.81861°N 88.00778°W / 41.81861; -88.00778[1]
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university None
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Helipad FAA LID: 0IL4
Beds 333[2]
History
Founded 1976
Links
Website www.advocatehealth.com/gsam/
Lists Hospitals in the United States

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a 333-bed community hospital located in Downers Grove, in the US state Illinois. The hospital opened in 1976, and operates the only Level I trauma center in the county of Dupage. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a part of Advocate Health Care.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has earned a spot on the 100 Top Hospitals list five times.[3]

Services[edit]

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has 333 beds, and more than 1,000 physicians representing 63 specialties. There are 2,600 employees at the hospital, and services include: cardiology, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, low dose diagnostic imaging, and a comprehensive breast center. The emergency department is the only Level I trauma center in DuPage County.[4]

The hospital has level III designation for obstetric, perinatal and neonatal services, which is the highest designation in the state.[5]

Recognitions/Awards[edit]

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only health care provider in Illinois to have earned the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the highest presidential honor for performance excellence.[6]

  • 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmarks Study, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 [7]
  • Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services, 2009-14 [8]
  • 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, 2011 [9]
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois[9]
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence[9]
  • Lincoln Gold Award for Achievement of Excellence, 2010[9]
  • Practice Greenhealth Environmental Leadership Circle Award, 2012, 2013[9]

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