Location and Settings links Heading link Copy link Why Rockford? 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. SwedishAmerican Hospital 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. SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center As the region’s leading cancer treatment center, patients have the benefit of accessing a wide range of outpatient services at one location. Serenity Hospice and Home 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. Rockford Pain Center 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.