NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital (Ill.) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital (Ill.). Evanston Hospital is the flagship facility of NorthShore University HealthSystem. Opened in 1891, the hospital has grown to include 354 beds, a Level I trauma center and programs for several medical specialties. The hospital is certified as a primary stroke center and offers specialized cancer care through its Kellogg Cancer Center, which has been continuously accredited as an academic comprehensive cancer program by the Commission on Cancer since 1981.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital as high performing in five adult specialties and as No. 9 in both the Chicago metro area and Illinois for 2015-16. The hospital is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Truven Health Analytics listed Evanston-based NorthShore University HealthSystem on its 100 Top Hospitals list in 2016, making it the 17th time the system has been included on Truven's list.
Evanston Hospital is also home to the Grainger Center for Simulation and Innovation. The center offers physicians, nurses, paramedics, firefighters and police officers the opportunity to immerse themselves in clinical care, trauma and emergency scenarios in a controlled environment.
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