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New cardiologist joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Christopher Henry, M.D., a cardiologist who joined the NCH Medical Group staff. Dr. Henry sees patients at 880 W. Central Road, Suite 7100 in Arlington Heights

Family medicine and sports medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome David J. Pohl, D.O., a family medicine and sports medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff this month. Dr. Pohl will be seeing patients at the 1450 Busch Parkway, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove location.

Two new gastroenterologists join Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, August 13, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Sandeep Mahajan, M.D., and Mayur Parepally, M.D., two new gastroenterologists who joined the NCH Medical Group staff.

C-RAD targets cells, protects heart

Friday, August 10, 2018
Tricia Hasan, a breast cancer patient describes her experience with NCH's new C-RAD technology, which kills cancer cells but protects the heart and lungs.

Granola goodness and other healthy back-to-school snack tips

Thursday, August 9, 2018
As summer winds to an end and a new school year starts, it's time to start planning for school lunches and snacks. Snacking can be a great way to keep hunger at bay or give us the energy to get through an after school activity or team practice.

Top 5 reasons to visit the new NCH Outpatient Care Center at Harper College

Thursday, August 9, 2018
This month, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) opened a brand-new Outpatient Care Center at Harper College, caring for students, staff and the outlying community seven days a week. 

What to expect in your third trimester – a four-part series

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The third trimester of pregnancy, beginning around week 28 and ending around week 40 when you give birth, can be pretty uncomfortable, but also exciting as the time draws nearer to delivery.

First-time mom conquers breastfeeding challenges with help from NCH Lactation Services

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
NCH breastfeeding classes, expert lactation specialists and a new Baby Cafe support group helped this first-time breastfeeding mom to be successful.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) hosts blood drive with American Red Cross

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
You can save lives by donating blood at the Northwest Community Hospital Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15 in the hospital’s Conference Room 6-7, 800 W. Central Road.

Join the Fall Styku Challenge – Get 3D body images at NCH Wellness Center

Monday, August 6, 2018
The Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Wellness Center has added a state-of-the-art body scanner that produces 3D images superior to a picture, scale or tape measure for tracking fitness progress. 

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Simran Jit, M.D., a new family medicine physician joining the NCH Medical Group offices at 500 N. Hicks Rd. in Palatine and 1217 S. Rand Rd. in Lake Zurich.

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Robert Ander, M.D., a new family medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff. Dr. Ander began seeing patients at the 1450 Busch Parkway, Suite 100, Buffalo Grove location on July 30.

Family Medicine physician joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Mukesh Kumar, M.D.,  a new family medicine physician who joined the NCH Medical Group staff on July 16. Dr. Kumar will be seeing patients at the new NCH Outpatient Care Center at Harper College, 1200 West Algonquin Rd., Building M, Palatine.

Mark’s story: New hip improves quality of life for hard-working cargo employee

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
After two years of unbearable hip pain, Mark Hofeld underwent a hip replacement procedure at NCH and he hasn’t looked back since.

Cindy's story: Life without joint pain is sweeter than ever

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Arthritis pain kept Cindy Vallera from being as active as she wanted to be. But that all changed with a double-hip replacement at NCH.

A family affair: Knee replacements for daughter, dad and mom

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
From the time Mike and Diane Schmalz’s three girls were young, their family was always on the go. Years later, when knee issues threatened to slow Mike and Diane down, they each turned to Phillip Ludkowski, M.D., a board certified orthopedic surgeon on staff at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) to get them back to being active grandparents.

Nick's story: A new knee means regular tee time with friends

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Nick Mueller tried every available remedy to relieve his knee pain. Nothing worked—until he came to NCH.

Northwest Community Healthcare earns Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Monday, July 30, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) was recently awarded the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). NCH is one of a select group of 16 U.S. accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for cancer surveys performed July 1 – December 31, 2017. 

Ride a motorcycle to help lung patients at Northwest Community Healthcare

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Foundation will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the Fourth Annual Monk’s Ride, a tributary motorcycle run on Sunday, August 19 in Algonquin to honor the late Dennis “Monk” Heidmann, a former lung cancer patient at NCH.

Golf outing raises more than $460,000 for cancer technology at Northwest Community Hospital (NCH)

Friday, July 20, 2018
More than 240 golfers – from corporate leaders to physicians and administrators – filled two courses at the Medinah Country Club on July 9 for the Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Classic.
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