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St. Catherine Hospital

St. Catherine Hospital exterior

St. Catherine Hospital has remained at the forefront of modern medicine in Northwest Indiana for 90 years.

Nestled in an historic residential neighborhood of East Chicago, the hospital has national recognition for its high-quality care and innovative treatments, Grade "A" patient safety and satisfaction.

Working in tandem with Community Healthcare System since 2001, St. Catherine Hospital continually reinvests in capital upgrades, advanced technologies, specialty medical staff and forward-thinking healthcare care practices to elevate the experience and produce better health outcomes for patients and visitors close to home. 

Quality Care, Quality Service

Hospital achievements include:

  • Five and four-star ratings for overall quality of patient care and satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Hospital Compare website for consumers
  • Multimillion dollar updates to the intensive care unit, south lobby, outpatient retail pharmacy, anticoagulation clinic, kitchen, hospital campus and compassionate care delivery models to support a reputation as a destination hospital
  • Acquisition of a da Vinci Si® surgical system for minimally-invasive, robot-assisted surgery with quicker recovery times for patients and better outcomes
  • Gold seal, advanced certification for inpatient diabetes care from The Joint Commission
  • Nationally recognized stroke and cardiology programs, supported with Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus | Target: Stroke℠ honor roll status from the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association for hospital staff commitment and success in treating stroke patients with the most appropriate, timely care and the hospital's selection to pilot technology for patients in need of acute care and rehabilitation
  • Women’s Choice distinctions as America’s Best Hospital for heart care and for patient safety
  • Community outreach and safety net programs for a diverse, underserved population on cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention, obesity, maternal child health, mental health, nutrition and wellness