Edward-Elmhurst Health was created in 2013, when Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare merged to become one of the larger integrated health systems in Illinois.

Today, Edward-Elmhurst Health is comprised of three hospitals — Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health — and provides comprehensive healthcare to residents in the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Edward Hospital history

Edward Hospital in Naperville was first established in 1907 as Edward Sanitorium, and became Edward Hospital in 1955.

Today, the hospital is a full-service, regional healthcare provider with 352 private patient rooms, offering complex medical specialties and innovative programming, including:

  • Advanced cardiac care at Edward Heart Hospital
  • Innovative cancer diagnosis and treatment at Edward Cancer Center
  • A ‘most preferred’ Orthopedic & Spine Center
  • A Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) offering private rooms and a Pediatric/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • World class stroke care through the Edward Neurosciences Institute in affiliation with Northwestern Medicine

Elmhurst Hospital history

Elmhurst Hospital was founded in 1926. In 2011, the hospital was rebuilt from the ground up as a new, 866,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art acute care hospital with 259 private patient rooms, offering high-quality integrated healthcare, including:

  • A nationally-recognized heart failure program
  • A state-of-the-art Cancer Center
  • A high-tech Emergency Services department
  • Technologically-advanced surgical suites
  • A Level IIe Special Care Nursery offering private rooms
  • Patient-centered care with Planetree Distinction

Linden Oaks Behavioral Health history

Linden Oaks Hospital was acquired by Edward in the 1990s. Today, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health offers a 108-bed behavioral health hospital on Edward’s Naperville campus with outpatient locations in Naperville, Plainfield, St. Charles, Woodridge and Yorkville.