St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital that’s been providing residents of Highland and surrounding communities with high-quality, proven-effective care for more than 130 years. In 2009, St. Joseph's Hospital extended its ministry to include Highland Priority Care - a primary care walk-in patient clinic. Since opening it's doors, Highland priority care has treated more than 7,000 patients annually. St. Joseph’s Hospital built a new 75,000 square foot hospital and health center that opened in 2013. The Medical Campus included the development of a new Medical Office Building.
HSHS Medical Group is a network of clinical providers, multi-specialty groups, single specialty groups, solo practitioners and medical schools in Illinois and Wisconsin, working together as part of the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) . HSHS is a multi-institutional health care system that sponsors 14 hospitals in 13 communities and generates more than $1.5 billion in revenue annually and employs more than 14,000 people. They are committed to quality outcomes and state-of-the-art technology by providing electronic medical records and an integrated patient care model with physician led governance and management.
Highland, Illinois is a great community that offers a small town atmosphere close to big city amenities. Highland is located just a short 30 miles from St. Louis, Missouri . The City of Highland has a long history of being a progressive municipality, successfully blending industry within a small town atmosphere. High-quality healthcare, excellent Blue Ribbon schools, state-of-the-art recreational and fitness centers, historical tourist sites and special events heighten the enthusiasm that embodies the spirit of this community.
Highland also boasts a beautiful 550 acre lake. Silver Lake is the premiere water supply for the city and is used as a recreational area for local boating, fishing, hiking and picnicking. Silver Lake Park includes a great 4.5 mile trail that is particularly enjoyed by mountain bike riders with 14 bridges to cross, quick inclines and beautiful scenic areas.