Location and Settings
Rockford is a city in Winnebago County in the state of Illinois, in far northern Illinois. Located on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is the largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area. Rockford offers a variety of things to do such as: multiple parks and golf courses, restaurants, both indoor and outdoor markets, and museums and theaters.
SwedishAmerican Hospital has cared for people throughout the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin areas for more than a century as a major acute care hospital and a full spectrum of outpatient, wellness and education programs.
As the region’s leading cancer treatment center, patients have the benefit of accessing a wide range of outpatient services at one location. Services include: inpatient oncology, lung cancer center, medical imaging, medical oncology/hematology, oncology rehabilitation, radiation oncology, and second opinion clinic.
Located in Monroe, Wisconsin; Dr. Gaines Richardson oversees palliative care patients in an outpatient clinic setting.
Serenity Hospice and Home offers care to the terminally ill and their families. Located in Oregon, Illinois; Serenity offers both inpatient unit and home palliative medicine.
The Rockford Pain Center physicians will develop and coordinate an individual treatment plan, with the goal of improving functionality and alleviating pain for an improved quality of life.