At Advocate Health Care, our focus is on creating the safest and best place for patients to heal, physicians to practice and associates to work. Every day, at sites across Advocate, our more than 35,000 associates including nearly 11,000 nurses and 6,300 affiliated physicians are committed to providing safe, excellent care. Advocate, nationally recognized for clinical quality, is the largest health system in Illinois and is one of Chicagoland’s 10 largest employers. Advocate operates nearly 400 sites of care, including 12 hospitals, including the state’s largest integrated children’s network, five Level I trauma centers and three Level II trauma centers. Eight Advocate hospitals have earned Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing. The system trains more primary care physicians and residents at its four teaching hospitals than any other systems in the state. Advocate’s healing ministry serves individuals, families and communities through a holistic approach that provides quality care and service.
Heart Walk: A team of Advocate associates attends the 2012 Grant Park Metro Chicago Heart Walk to improve their own health while raising money to fight heart disease & stroke.
Healthe Rewards: Advocate presents one of its Healthe Rewards raffle winners with a check for $5,000.
Springfield Nurse Visit: Advocate's Nurse Advocacy Council members attend Nurse Advocacy Day at the State Capitol in Springfield to discuss issues facing the healthcare and nursing professions.
Jim Skogsbergh- President and CEO of Advocate HealthCare