Orthopedic surgeons at NCH are using robotic-assisted technology in the operating room to treat patients with early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. MAKOplastyŽ, is a proven partial knee resurfacing procedure that yields consistently reproducible precision in the operating room and better patient outcomes following surgery.
Heartburn sufferers are twice as likely to develop a pre-cancerous condition known as Barrett's esophagus. Left untreated, this condition can quietly develop into esophageal adenocarcinoma, the most rapidly rising cancer in the United States. Find out what gastroenterologists are doing at NCH to fight Barrett's esophagus.
Northwest Community Hospital's (NCH) Sports Medicine program has provided athletes of all competitive levels with a wide range of both preventive health management and injury rehabilitation services. Read more, and also learn about the Program's free Sports Injury Clinic.
NCH is improving its methods to provide clear and timely information to patients about their insurance benefits and financial responsibility before a test or procedure is performed. Beginning April 2012, NCH will use a new cost estimator tool to request payment prior to or at the time service is provided.