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Six ways to support our community during times of crisis

Friday, March 27, 2020

As our daily lives have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our neighbors have reached out to ask how they can assist NCH in caring for our communities. Here are some of the ways we can join together to help our communities get through this difficult time.

Sensible eating in trying times

Friday, March 27, 2020

Take a deep breath and know that you can eat healthy, even with the frozen, canned and shelf-stable items you now have on hand.

NCH Medical Group providers support social distancing by providing care virtually

Friday, March 27, 2020
Most existing appointments with NCH Medical Group providers can be converted to virtual visits.

Confirmed death of patient with COVID-19 at Northwest Community Healthcare

Friday, March 27, 2020

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) today announced the death of a patient, who was confirmed to have coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID-19: We need your help

Thursday, March 26, 2020
The most important steps you can take to protect yourself and others from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all in one place.

State confirms additional cases of COVID-19

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has received confirmation that two more of its patients have tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus.

Third confirmed patient in Illinois with COVID-19 released from hospital; now in home isolation

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The third confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus in the state of Illinois has been released from Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) and is now at home in isolation. He continues to recover and is doing well. He is under observation by public health officials.

Hundreds come in from the cold to receive warm welcomes and a tour of new Kildeer outpatient care center

Monday, February 24, 2020

Temperatures may have been in the teens Thursday night, but it didn’t stop more than 350 community members from coming out to explore the new Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) outpatient facility at 21481 N. Rand Road in Kildeer.

Northwest Community Healthcare hosts grand opening celebration at new Kildeer outpatient care center

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is hosting an open house at its newest outpatient facility in Kildeer at 21481 N. Rand Road from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 20.

Northwest Community Healthcare among top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes according to Healthgrades

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) today announced it has achieved the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™.

Northwest Community Healthcare's newest outpatient care center opens in Kildeer

Thursday, January 9, 2020

With the start of a new year and decade, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has opened a state-of-the-art, two-story medical facility at the intersection of Rand and Cuba Roads in Kildeer.

One of the Largest Gifts in NCH History Leads to Dedication of John M. Boler Center for Rehabilitation and New, Cutting-Edge Technologies

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) Foundation held a special dedication of the John M. Boler Center for Rehabilitation on Thursday, December 5. A donation of $5 million was made by the family of the late John Boler, in appreciation of the outstanding care John received.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) to host candlelight ceremony for grieving children

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) will host a Children’s Grief Awareness Day Candlelight Ceremony on Thursday, November 21 at 6 p.m. in Jazzman’s Café in the hospital.

New general surgeon joins Northwest Community Healthcare

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Jin Sol Oh, M.D., a general surgeon. Dr. Oh joined the NCH Medical Group in August and sees patients at 880 W. Central Road, Suite 5000, in Arlington Heights.

New endocrinologist joins Northwest Community Healthcare

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Maria Justina B. Villano, M.D. an endocrinologist.

New epilepsy unit at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) helps patient control seizures

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
A new epilepsy unit helps neurologists take a closer look at the brain to help patients control their seizures.

NCH nationally recognized with ‘A’ Leapfrog hospital safety grade, Fall 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) was awarded an ‘A’ for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing its achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.

New specialist in cardiovascular disease joins Northwest Community Healthcare

Monday, November 11, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nayla Chaptini, M.D., an advanced imaging cardiologist.

New internist joins NCH Medical Group

Monday, November 11, 2019
NCH is pleased to welcome Internist Rushim Bains, M.D.

10 easy ways to lighten up your Thanksgiving

Monday, November 11, 2019
Memories are made by sharing a meal around the table at Thanksgiving. But Grandma’s sweet potato casserole and other family dishes can quickly rack up the calories and set the tone for over indulging.