St. John's Hospital (Springfield, Illinois)

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St. John's Hospital
Hospital Sisters Health System
Geography
Location Springfield, Illinois, United States
Coordinates 39°48′31″N 89°39′17″W / 39.8086°N 89.6546°W / 39.8086; -89.6546Coordinates: 39°48′31″N 89°39′17″W / 39.8086°N 89.6546°W / 39.8086; -89.6546
Organization
Care system US
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university SIU School of Medicine
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 457 [1]
Helipad FAA LID: 97IS
History
Founded 1875
Links
Website www.st-johns.org
Lists Hospitals in Illinois

St. John’s Hospital, founded in 1875 by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, has 457 licensed beds and is a primary teaching hospital for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU).

Located in Springfield, Illinois, St. John's is a member of the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), a Roman Catholic healthcare mission founded to continue the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. It is sponsored by the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis.[2]

St. John's is one of two Level One Emergency Trauma Centers a distinction it shares with Memorial Medical Center (MMC) (Springfield, Illinois) and only Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center for the Springfield area.[3][4] St. John's is the home to the Prairie Heart Institute and AthletiCare.

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