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Squat, rock and roll at NCH Wellness Center’s new outdoor area

Thursday, April 11, 2019
The NCH Wellness Center at 900 W. Central Road on the Northwest Community Hospital campus is enhancing its premier medical state-of-the-art fitness center by adding an outdoor area for cardio, strength and agility training. 

NCH wins safety award for helicopter simulation

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) received the Partners in Safety Award from Flight For Life-McHenry Base for executing a full-scale emergency drill last October that simulated a helicopter hard landing.

Get ready to golf 'fore' a good cause

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation cordially invites you to support a worthy cause, network with industry peers and golf at a legendary course. Join the Foundation on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Medinah Country Club for the NCH Golf Classic. 

NCH Medical Group welcomes family medicine physician Brian Jacover, D.O.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group welcomes Brian Jacover, D.O., a family medicine physician who joined the 1051 W. Rand Road, Suite 102, Arlington Heights location.

Cellvizio® technology spots esophageal cancer in its earliest stage

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Patient Dennis Atkinson is cancer free thanks to Dr. Willis Parsons and Cellvizio technology used to magnify cell tissue in his esophagus.

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.

One overnight hospital stay relieves heart issue for retiree

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Barry Carlson spent six decades of his life without any hint of heart trouble. But stress played a role in heart symptoms that surfaced around the time of his daughter’s wedding three and a half years ago. At that same time, he was nearing the end of a high-pressure sales job where he spent more than three decades.

Healthy eats for the Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Whether you’re headed to a party or hosting one on Feb. 3, you’ll huddle up for these recipes which focus on veggies, fruit and lean protein vs. the typical high-fat chips and dip.

Skip the script

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Scheduling an appointment with a physical therapist just got easier. A new direct access law makes it possible for patients to schedule an appointment for physical therapy (PT) without having to visit a primary care physician first.

Are we becoming more peanut allergic?

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
NCH Medical Group Allergist and Immunologist Newton Li, M.D. discusses peanut and tree nut allergies and reasons why we may becoming a more allergic population. Dr. Li has seen a growing number of patients who aren’t just allergic to peanuts, but also tree nuts.

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.

Have a heart: Give blood on Feb. 14 at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
You can save lives by donating blood at the Northwest Community Healthcare Blood Drive to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 14 in the hospital’s Mallard Room, 800 West Central Road in Arlington Heights.