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May 2012

Events for Your Patients

Throughout the year, Northwest Community Healthcare hosts a wide range of health and wellness seminars, screenings and events for area residents. These programs are intended to be educational and informative, serving as a complement to the existing relationship established between physicians and their patients.

Medical staff members are encouraged to share this information with patients.

Fall Risk Screening Clinic

Friday, June 1

NCH physical therapists will host a free fall risk screening clinic for individuals who want to learn more about their risk of falling and how they can stay safe in the home. The clinic is held at the NCH Outpatient Center, located at 3300 Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows. Limited appointments are available. To register, call 847.618.3890. Click here for a printer-friendly flier to share with patients.

Joint Replacement Seminars

June 6

Orthopedic physicians on NCH's medical staff will share information on the latest treatments and therapies for hip and knee pain, including joint replacement and the new MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing procedure. NCH nursing and therapy experts will discuss the overall joint replacement process for patients at NCH including Home Care and Physical Rehabilitation Services. Registration is required for this free event. Click here for a printer-friendly flier to share with patients, or visit nch.org/jointpain.

Women's Health Seminar Wednesday, June 27

An evening for women ages 40 – 65. Enjoy complimentary wine tastings and learn about a variety of women's health topics from three NCH medical staff members. Attendees can learn more about the da Vinci® Surgical System, treatment options for incontinence and what to expect during menopause. Wine tastings begin at 5:30 pm and physician presentations are from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Held at Cooper's Hawk in Arlington Heights. To register for this free event, call HealthConnection at 847.518.4YOU (4968), or visit nch.org.