HSHS and Prairie

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Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a multi-institutional health care system comprised of 15 hospitals and an integrated physician network across Illinois and Wisconsin

The foundational mission principles of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) embody the belief that every life is a sacred gift and every human being is a unity of body, mind and spirit. Our health care ministry calls upon us to foster healing, serve with compassion, and promote wellness for all persons, with special attention to our brothers and sisters who are poor, underserved and most vulnerable.

These principles are the basis for HSHS to provide high quality, cost-effective and compassionate health care for millions of people in Illinois and Wisconsin. Our health care ministry consists of 15 hospitals and a network of physician partners committed to continuing the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

HSHS Medical Group

We believe it’s time to put the focus back on patients. At HSHS Medical Group, our goal is to support our physicians and health professionals in providing patient-first care. 

By choosing the HSHS Medical Group, you will have access to a full range of primary care, specialty groups and HSHS hospitals throughout central and southern Illinois.


Since 1875, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis have been caring for patients in Illinois, Wisconsin and other locations in the United States and across the world. Today, Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a multi-institutional health care system that cares for patients in 14 communities in Illinois and Wisconsin.

With 15 hospitals, scores of community-based health centers and clinics, nearly 2,300 physician partners, and more than 14,600 colleagues, HSHS is committed to its mission “to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.”