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Hunting Ridge Elementary Group Pays It Forward (with Lemons)

Thursday, August 13, 2015
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade, right? Learn from these cool kids.

Northwest Community Healthcare names new chief financial officer

Friday, August 7, 2015
John Skeans has been named chief financial officer at Northwest Community Healthcare.

NCH Farmer's Market features locally grown tasty produce

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare is making it easier to find fresh produce by hosting several free farmer's markets.

NCH seeks lovable dogs and handlers to expand animal-assisted therapy

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare's animal-assisted therapy program is looking for more dogs and handlers to help expand the popular program for patients.

NCH earns 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
NCH earned a Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award.

The skinny on second opinions

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Take 60 seconds to read Lori Anderson’s take on this important topic.

NCH receives highest nursing credential with prestigious Magnet® redesignation

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
High performing, integrated nursing teams drive third consecutive designation.

Transcontinental runner, nurse and cancer survivor brings inspirational message to NCH

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Four-time cancer survivor and soon-to-be transcontinental runner Helene Neville will deliver a message of inspiration to NCH employees and community members.

NCH using technology to make healthcare more efficient

Monday, June 8, 2015
NCH has implemented Epic, an electronic universal health record that stores patient data in one secure database and enables NCH caregivers to access patients' records at any time from any location.

NCH stroke program earns key award for quality of care

Monday, June 1, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has received the 2015 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Tougher than cancer

Monday, May 18, 2015
Lori Anderson was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in 2013. Today, Lori is in complete remission and credits...

Happy Nurses' Week: Part II

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Most of us would probably agree that nobody decides to become a nurse because of the allure and glamour. Here’s a real look at why these nurses signed on, plus their thoughts on what has changed and what has stayed the same in the field of nursing.

Happy Nurses' Week: Part I of NCH Series

Friday, May 8, 2015
If you’ve ever wondered what makes nurses tick, read our tribute blog in honor of National Nurses’ Week. Get their perspective on why they do what they do.

Take control of your health: cancer prevention

Friday, April 10, 2015
Panayota Kleinman, M.D. , director of Medical Staff Services at NCH, will discuss cancer prevention and cancer detection at a free seminar.

NCH hosts cancer prevention seminar

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Learn how making positive changes in your lifestyle and creating a wellness plan can make a difference.

It's all about moving forward: My fitness story

Monday, March 23, 2015
Lorna Im, M.D., an anesthesiologist on the medical staff at NCH, is passionate about fitness.

Nervous stomach or something more? The Doctor is In!

Monday, March 16, 2015
Most people should have their first screening colonoscopy at the age of 50.

NCH awarded hospital accreditation from The Joint Commission

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Northwest Community Healthcare earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, a symbol that reflects a commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Pay attention to your colon

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Learn more about good colon health from NCH Gastroenterologist Ami Behara, M.D.

If it can happen to me...

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Pam Goorsky was glad she visited her NCH cardiologist after noticing a funny feeling in her throat.