People say that life in the Midwest is better than anywhere else in the country. The pace is slower, the people are friendlier, and the values are solid. For those living in and around Elmhurst, Illinois, the health care is also exceptional.

According to a recent survey by U.S. News and World Reports, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital is among the publication's "Best Hospitals for 2013," ranking at number 35 in Illinois and number 27 in the Chicago metro area. The hospital "performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals" in Gastroenterology and was shown to be very committed to patient safety. It also scored at or above average for patient satisfaction in a variety of areas.

In addition, thirty physicians at Elmhurst Memorial spanning 19 specialty areas are among the list of U.S. News Top Doctors, which were selected based on peer nominations.

A general medical and surgical hospital, Elmhurst Memorial has 308 beds and provides a comprehensive list of services including inpatient, outpatient and emergency room treatment, diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, patient/family support, and community outreach.

In the past year, the hospital performed 3,422 inpatient and 5,537 outpatient surgeries, handled 44,392 emergency room visits, and brought 1,355 babies into the world.

Elmhurst residents and those in surrounding communities can take comfort in the fact that great healthcare services are available to them along with all the other benefits of living in this area. We'd love for you to see all that we have to offer!

If you’re looking to buy or sell Elmhurst real estate or properties in the surrounding area, contact the Gracik Makinney Group, or call (630) 567-5902.