Northwestern Medicine, is a community-owned health system with facilities in DeKalb, Sandwich, Sycamore, Plano, Genoa, Hampshire, Waterman, and Rochelle, including the Physician Group, a multi-specialty practice with over 40 healthcare providers with several office locations. Kishwaukee Hospital, located in DeKalb, is a 98-bed replacement hospital that opened in October 2007. Valley West Hospital, a critical access hospital in Sandwich, became part of the health system in 1998. In addition to the two hospitals, the health system provides hospice, home health, behavioral health, and cancer care services. In 2011, the Joint Center opened at Kishwaukee Hospital, and in 2013, a Spine Center was added. Also in 2013, a new patient wing was opened at Valley West Hospital.