World-Class Care at Swedish Covenant Hospital

Swedish Covenant Hospital is the city’s leading independent, nonprofit hospital, excelling in safety, the best possible outcomes and a positive patient experience by providing expert care and unmatched health and wellness services in state-of-the-art facilities. 

Learn more about Swedish Covenant Hospital and the expert care we deliver with compassion in the video below. 


The hospital has served the residents of Chicago's north and northwest side communities for more than 130 years, providing every individual who enters with a compassionate, personalized experience focused on achieving optimal health. 

Swedish Covenant Hospital is proud to leverage: 

Board Certified Physicians
• Over 500 board-certified primary care physicians and specialists from top medical schools and residency/fellowship programs
• More than 150 providers in the Swedish Covenant Medical Group
• Practices conveniently placed throughout hospital’s campus and on multiple sites throughout Chicago to make care accessible to our patients, wherever they are.

Leading-Edge Technology

• A dual source CT scanner to provide results to minimally invasive test, including angiography, cardiac imaging, perfusion and advanced vessel imaging at the world’s fastest speed with the lowest radiation exposure available. 
• A third generation da Vinci Si HD robotic surgery system for single-site robotic surgeries in a variety of surgery to help patients heal faster and with less scarring. 
Hyperbaric chambers in our wound care center to help patients wounds heal consistently faster than the national average and aid in the relief of side effects from intensive treatments such as radiation therapy.
3-D mammography in the Mayora Rosenberg Women’s Health Center, detecting 28% more breast cancer than traditional mammography 
Advanced heart imaging technology in the Heart and Lung Center
3-D printing to create surgical procedure models that allow surgeons to rehearse procedures before making an incision
• Utilizing the Impella 2.5™ percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in high-risk and complicated angioplasty procedures and patients experiencing cardiogenic shock due to congestive heart failure.  

Strategic Partnerships

A partnership with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides access to the top-ranked pediatric hospital in the nation, with Lurie Children’s specialists right on campus.
• A telemedicine robot in the ER allows our medical staff to partner with neurologists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital to better treat stroke patients. 
• A cancer care affiliation with Rush University Medical Center  to allow the two cancer centers to work together seamlessly on several aspects of cancer care, including treatment recommendations and research efforts to improve the quality and convenience of cancer services for patients on Chicago’s north side. 

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Recent Achievements and Awards

• Swedish Covenant Midwifery Group named only “Triple Aim” Best Practice Group in Illinois in 2015
Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care and Maternity Care by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)
Consistent recognition for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group
Magnet Recognition® for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Gold Award for quality in stroke and cardiac care from the American Heart Association
• Cancer program approved as a Comprehensive Community Cancer program with commendation by the Commission on Cancer
National Cardiovascular Data Registry’s ACTION Registry—Platinum Performance Award for meeting the highest standards of cardiac care. 
• Designation as a Breast Ultrasound Accredited Facility by the American College of Radiology
• Certified NICHE designated hospital with “Senior-Friendly” status by Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders program for providing quality care for patients over 65.
• Reaccreditation as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
Leadership in Safety Award by CNA Healthcare

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