Elmhurst Memorial seeks volunteers for Patient/Family Council
(Elmhurst, IL – July 2, 2014) – Elmhurst Memorial Hospital is seeking volunteers for its Patient/Family Advisory Council. The Council is made up of Elmhurst Memorial patients, family members of Elmhurst Memorial patients and Elmhurst Memorial employees. The deadline to apply is July 20.
The committee’s goal is to incorporate the perspective of patients and families into the evaluation and design of Elmhurst Memorial processes, services, environment, equipment and patient communication.
A commitment of one year and attendance at monthly meetings are required. For more information and to submit an application, visit www.emhc.org/volunteer.
Founded in 1926, Elmhurst Memorial opened a new state-of-the-art acute care hospital in 2011, featuring 259 private patient rooms, a modern emergency department and technologically advanced surgical suites. Elmhurst Memorial merged with Edward Hospital & Health Services in 2013 to create one of the larger integrated health systems in Illinois. Elmhurst Memorial is one of 20 hospitals worldwide designated as a Planetree patient-centered healthcare organization, earned an "A" for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2014 and has also been named a Most Wired hospital by the American Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.emhc.org.