Yes, the Emergency Department is Open

In the age of COVID-19, what should you do if you have symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, feel intense abdominal pain or have a severe headache? These situations require a trip to the emergency room. But is it safe to go right now? Are emergency rooms even open? Yes and yes. Across the … Continued

Five Reasons You Should Consider a Video Visit

Video health visits have increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. These visits allow patients to connect with their provider using an electronic device – cell phone, tablet or computer with a webcam. Providers are able to visualize and review patient concerns without the patient having to come to a physical office location. Although … Continued

Upholding Safety and Quality in the Age of COVID-19

These past few months have been a time of change. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edward-Elmhurst Health began evaluating every piece of our business to see what needed to be modified to keep everyone – our staff, patients and visitors – safe. It’s meant developing more than 152 workflows around safety.   Here … Continued