2021 Annual Healthcare Guide

Navigating a Regional Center of Medical Excellence

During a pandemic, your health is top of mind, and there’s a good chance you’re thinking not only of how to stay healthy but what to do when you need the expertise of a medical professional.

COVID-19 has reminded us all of the importance healthcare plays in our lives. And in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, this pandemic has brought to light the comprehensive array of healthcare services available right here at home. Indeed, our medical centers are leaders when it comes to providing first-rate care through state-of-the-art practices and the latest advancements.

This year’s Annual Healthcare Guide provides a valuable resource to help keep you and your family healthy. In your hands is the region’s most comprehensive guide to the top medical professionals and facilities available in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. From world-class hospitals to cutting-edge clinics and leading practitioners, this guide covers many topics that matter to you and your family as we fight COVID-19.

Our profiles on area health systems explore the region’s top providers and some of their distinguishing factors. With more than a decade of recent expansions, each of our area’s healthcare systems is providing groundbreaking advancements, led by the latest technologies and the newest medical approaches. Modern treatment options and accommodating, comfortable environments are just the start.

Standing behind our region’s healthcare systems, a wide-ranging selection of specialized clinics and medical service providers can help to address many specific ailments and therapies. These smaller organizations provide focused, individualized care, treatments and equipment that can help to address underlying health concerns. Their emphasis on everything from exercise and nutrition to specialized surgical operations places them in a unique setting to improve your health or the health of a loved one.

Summing up our region’s extraordinary medical talents is the Physicians Directory, which covers nearly 1,000 specialists located all across this region. Keep it handy for the next time you or a loved one needs to find a physician by name, specialty or affiliated medical center.

Of course, wellness isn’t just about treating disease. It’s also about the measures needed to prevent illness. Our story on YMCA of Rock River Valley shows how one organization is bringing about wellness with a focus on healthier minds, bodies and spirits.

COVID-19 has forever changed the way we look at our healthcare providers and their delivery of care. Use this guide throughout the year and discover how its tools can help you and your family along your journey to wellness.



Top Health Systems
Discover some of the region’s leading health systems and what they have to offer.



Regional Specialty Clinics
Find an expert who can address those specific medical ailments through focused, individualized care, treatments and equipment.