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SwedishAmerican Medical Center Belvidere Celebrates Five Years of Quality Care
April 8, 2014
SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere is proud to celebrate five years of service to the Belvidere community. Since the facility opened in 2009, it has provided emergency care to more than 62,000 people, and more than 134,000 outpatient appointments.
The medical center’s services continue to grow with the community, and include 24-hour emergency care, digital mammography and X-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI, physical therapy, sleep lab, coumadin clinic, echo, pulmonary function testing, infusion services, outpatient lab, inpatient services and surgery, provided by a Top 100 healthcare system. Additionally, he Specialty Clinic at the facility provides access to specialists, such as pulmonology and orthopedics, and provides convenient access to specialists from UW Health in the area of liver transplant and bariatric surgery.
As technology evolves, SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere takes pride in continually upgrading its equipment to benefit patients, physicians and staff. Recently, the facility added the Optima CT660 CT scanner to its fleet. The state-of-the-art CT scanner reduces the radiation dose by 40 percent and is twice as fast as an older CT unit.
“SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere takes pride in being a community leader and promoting health and wellness in Boone County,” says Dawna Menke, administrator, SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere Hospital Operations. “We are excited to celebrate our five-year anniversary and look forward to continuing to serve our community and providing high-quality healthcare services to Boone County and the surrounding area.”
SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere is located at 1625 S. State Street, near the corner of US-20 and South State Street. For more information, visit www.swedishamerican.org/belvidere or call (815) 547-5441.
About SwedishAmerican Health System
SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed healthcare system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The health system is comprised of two hospitals, 30 clinics, a home health care agency, and a foundation.
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