Life in Kenosha
The state of Wisconsin consistently ranks high in the nation in quality and efficiency of its healthcare systems and has some of the highest return to work rates for workers comp cases.
In Kenosha County, we’re served by several hospitals, specialty clinics and plenty of primary care options to keep individuals and families healthy.
Aurora Health Care
The Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha is a not-for-profit, full service, state-of-theart community hospital. It serves Racine, Kenosha and Northern Illinois along with its more than 15 clinics and care facilities throughout the region. It is part of Milwaukee-based Aurora Healthcare, Wisconsin’s largest health care system.
Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha offers a comfortable, healing environment along with the top-notch medical care, including a nationally recognized cancer treatment program, an accredited Stroke Center, 24-hour emergency care, and more.
- Beds: 74
- Campuses (year built):
> Aurora Medical Center (1999) 10400 75th Street, Kenosha
> Aurora Cancer Care (2014) 6811 118th Avenue, Kenosha
- No. of physicians: 621
- No. of employees: 1,220
- No. of admissions: 5,167 (excludes births)
United Hospital System
Kenosha Medical Center & St. Catherine’s Medical Center in Pleasant Prairie
The not-for-profit United Hospital System has been serving the Kenosha community for more than 100 years. It consists of two hospitals campuses (with emergency and urgent care services) and four additional physician clinic locations. It is one of the largest employers in Kenosha County.
United Hospital System offers an extensive range of healthcare services through skilled physicians, clinical staff, and advanced technology, including a partnership with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Beds: 218 staffed (443 licensed)
- Campuses (year built):
> Kenosha Medical Center (1965) 6308 Eighth Avenue, Kenosha
> St. Catherine’s (2002) 9555 76th St., Pleasant Prairie
- No. of physicians: 250
- No. of employees: 2,245
- No. of admissions: 9,947 (excludes births)
Other regional health care facilities
Additional high-quality medical facilities are also available in the nearby Chicago and Milwaukee area communities, including:
- Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
- Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
- Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
- St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
- Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
- University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
- Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Wisconsin ranks high nationally in efficiency and quality of care
Wisconsin has a highly integrated health care system, where hospitals clinics and health plans work together as a strong network. It consistently ranks high in the nation in quality and efficiency and has some of the highest return to work rates for workers comp cases. Wisconsin’s health care system is a key competitive advantage for Wisconsin and Kenosha County.
Wisconsin gets employees back to work quicker than nearly every state in the nation. Wisconsin worker’s comp claims reflect:
- Fewer health care visits per claim
- Fewer health care services per visit
- Better outcomes and lower overall cost
- Comparatively low workers comp premiums
Source: NCCI Research Brief (August 2013), published by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc.
Visit the link below for for more information about Wisconsin’s healthcare advantages.WiHealthcareValue.org
Wisconsin is ranked in the top 25% of the nation for health system performance.
Source: Commonwealth Fund Scorecard of State Health System Performance
According to the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Wisconsin’s overall health care quality scores are the third best in nation. It has ranked in the top 4 states 9 of the last 10 years.