Northwest Community Hospital (NCH), last month, began using cardio cryoablation to treat patients with atrial fibrillation. Cryoablation is an advanced breakthrough freezing technology that restores a patient's heartbeat to a normalized rhythm.
NCH has expanded its guidelines for accepting direct admission patients to the Hospital. Now, physicians and their patients have greater flexibility when preparing to use the NCH's Direct Admit Unit.
Northwest Family Physicians – a primary care practice in Arlington Heights – has partnered with NCH to become the second physician practice to join the NCH Medical Group, which now has more than 50 physicians at five locations in the northwest suburbs.
Located inside the Palatine Jewel-Osco, NCH FastCare is a pilot point-of-care service that provides another level of convenience and access to basic walk-in medical treatment, especially for individuals without health insurance.
For more than 50 years, NCH has served the healthcare needs of the surrounding communities. Today, NCH's broad-based community benefit program embraces charity care, outreach activities and community health initiatives that include community-based health clinics, a behavioral health program, a mobile dental clinic and much more.
Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) is just the fourth hospital in Illinois to earn accreditation in radiation oncology. Accredited hospitals are known for providing the highest levels of quality care and patient safety for treating cancer with radiation therapy.