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Dry eyes? That gritty feeling may be telling you something Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dry eyes? That gritty feeling may be telling you something

A Q & A with Ophthalmologist Nicole Bajic, M.D. describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of dry eye.
Are you an emotional eater? Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Are you an emotional eater?

Do you tend to eat when you’re tired, stressed, frustrated, bored, anxious or lonely - even in the absence of hunger? If so, you’re...
Story of survival: NCH saves teen’s life, thanks to Flight For Life Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Story of survival: NCH saves teen’s life, thanks to Flight For Life

A teen gets airlifted to NCH for critical care following a terrifying car accident. Years later, NCH is receiving an award for its helicopter...
Tips on how to avoid an eye injury during sports play Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tips on how to avoid an eye injury during sports play

Eye injuries can happen quickly, and their painful effects can last a lifetime. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, every year in...
Paddy Panda helps with pain Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Paddy Panda helps with pain

On the Pediatric Unit at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) a quality improvement team of nurses has helped to improve pain management scores...
8 ways to start a plant-based diet Tuesday, March 5, 2019

8 ways to start a plant-based diet

Interested in improving your health, boosting energy levels or helping the environment? Consider eating plant-based foods.
‘Why did I wait to get a colonoscopy?’ Wednesday, February 27, 2019

‘Why did I wait to get a colonoscopy?’

Terri Moore received a rectal cancer diagnosis and thought she was going to die. Following surgery and chemotherapy, she's now cancer free and...
Seeing red? It could be colorectal cancer, no matter your age Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Seeing red? It could be colorectal cancer, no matter your age

Among a younger set of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer, Joseph House, 44, thought his rectal bleeding was due to hemorrhoids. 
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Two new trustees join NCH Foundation board

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two new trustees to its board.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) presents cancer treatment talk

Monday, March 18, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) will host its Cancer Survivorship Class Series, “Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment” from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Monday, April 8 in the Radiation Oncology department of Northwest Community Hospital, 800 W. Central Road.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) raises $6,700 for colon cancer screenings

Friday, March 15, 2019
The inaugural Strike Out Colon Cancer bowling fundraiser hosted by Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) this month raised $6,700 for the NCH Foundation’s Colorectal Screening Fund. 

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) celebrates new radiation technology

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Last week, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Radiation Oncology to dedicate the Halcyon system, the newest linear accelerator from industry leader Varian Medical Systems, considered to be the most “patient-friendly radiation treatment in the industry,” according to NCH Radiation Oncologist Stephen Nigh, M.D. NCH is the first hospital in Illinois and also the first in the Tri-State area to add the Halcyon system to its radiation oncology department.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) earns Healthgrades™ 2019 ‘America’s 250 Best Hospitals’ award

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™, a distinction that places the hospital in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) announces new Chief Nursing Officer/EVP

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is pleased to appoint Eileen Gillespie, R.N., DNP to the role of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Executive Vice President.

Specialty physicians at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) included in ‘Top Docs’ list

Friday, February 1, 2019
NCH physicians have been named to Chicago Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors List, a compilation of 361 physicians in 62 specialties across the Chicagoland area.

NCH hosts free health talks at Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Friday, February 1, 2019
Dedicated to creating a healthier community in 2019 and beyond, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is partnering with the Arlington Heights Memorial Library (AHML) to present a series of free presentations on general health topics of interest.

NCH is seventh hospital in the nation to get Jane’s Room

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare is the seventh hospital in the nation to receive a 'Jane's Room.'

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) receives national recognition for expert care

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
NCH has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in the state by U.S. News and World Report.
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