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Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital is a short-term, critical access community hospital in Sandwich, Illinois that has served the DeKalb County community for over 70 years. More than 150 physicians on the voluntary, community-based medical staff and the emergency department at Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital provides 24-hour access to board-certified emergency medicine physicians. As part of the Northwestern Medicine network, patients at Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital have access to the resources and advantages of world-class care and leading-edge clinical trials at locations across the region.
Valley West Hospital also offers short-term, comprehensive, skilled healthcare services through Northwestern Medicine’s Homeward Healing Swing Bed Program. Learn more about this unique post-acute rehabilitation program. Download our Homeward Healing Swing Bed brochure
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Why Choose Us
Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.
With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.
Spiritual Care Services
A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of Outpatient Services and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chapel is located around the corner from the Main Lobby.