Established in 1964, Riverside HealthCare is a regional provider of health services to residents of five counties in the north-easter region of Illinois and communites on the surrounding boarder communities of Indiana. The multitude of services provided include a medical center and a senior living campus in Kankakee. The medical services needs of the surrounding communities are met with an ambulatory campus in Bourbonnais and Coal City, as well as 10 community based primary health care center that cover approximately 3,500 square mles of urban and rual care. The entire Riverside Health System provides care to a diverse population of approximately 450,000 individuals. Riverside Medical Center is a regional medical center that provides an open heart surgical program, medical and radiation oncology, neurosurgical services, mental health and rehabilitations services, active obstetrics care and nursery, with an average of 250 active beds and approximately 38,000 emergency department visits annually. Located on the Kankakee Campus is Riverside Medical Center, a 336-bed hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. The emergency department is designated as a Level II Trauma Center and a Resource Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Kankakee is also home to Riverside's senior living community featuring active independent living, assisted living, 24-hour skilled nursing care and Alzheimer's care. Technologic advances includes newly installed biplane equipment, three state-of-the-art interventional labs, 64 slice CT, large bore MRI, a 21EX linear accelerator with IMRT and IGRT capabilities, newly remodeled operating rooms, and dedicated neurosurgical and cardiac nursing units. A hospital addition will be completed in 2011 that will include all new operating suites, a new neuro-ortho nursing unit and new intensive care units. Riverside HealthCare Bourbonnais Campus features the Betty Burch Bridgewater Center for Radiation Therapy, an imaging center, Women's Diagnostic Center, outpatient surgery center, medically-based wellness center and physician offices. Riverside Community Health Centers offer complete family care in 9 communities throughout the southern suburbs of Chicago.