Community Health

AMITA Health recognizes the inviolable worth and dignity of all human life and is committed to serving all who come to us with equity and respect and to advocate for the just treatment of all.

Healthcare Anchor Network

As a health care system whose ministry endeavors to further the healing ministry of Jesus, AMITA Health recognizes the inviolable worth and dignity of all human life.  Flowing from our belief that every person is made in the image and likeness of God, AMITA Health is committed to serving all who come to us with equity and respect for the cultural tenets and unique attributes of each person.

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Senator Durbin's HEAL Committee

In October 2018, AMITA Health joined Senator Durbin and 9 other leading health systems in Chicago to launch the Chicago HEAL Initiative (Hospital Engagement, Action and Leadership). The goal of Chicago HEAL is to uplift the economic, health and neighborhood conditions in 18 of Chicago’s neighborhoods with the highest rates of violence, poverty and disparities.

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Immigration

AMITA Health remains committed to ensuring that all immigrants regardless of status have access to health care and are treated equitably and fairly. Learn more about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the DREAM Act, and the Illinois Trust Act.

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West Side United

West Side United is a coalition of healthcare providers, education providers, the faith community, businesses, government and others working together to coordinate investments and improve outcomes on the West side of Chicago. AMITA Health is an active partner in West Side United.  Through this work, both with and beyond West Side United, we are increasing our efforts to hire, buy and invest locally. By pursuing an intentional, cross-sector, place-based strategy we have the opportunity to build community health and economic wellness.

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