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ABC 7 News: Disney On Ice visits NCH pediatrics unit

Thursday, February 8, 2018
WLS-TV – Belle has left her town to say bonjour to some of her fans in Chicago. She took a break from the Disney On Ice show Dare to Dream to visit kids at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

WGN News: Man’s inspiring journey to lose over 200 pounds taken one step at a time

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
WGN-TV – Many people are on the treadmill trying to be healthier as part of their New Year's resolutions. But for one local man, that path to fitness meant losing over 200 pounds.

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Northwest Community Hospital Blood Drive will be held from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018 in the Mallard Rood, 800 West Central Road.

National Belly Laugh Day is Wednesday: Two same-named docs at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) crack up about laughter’s benefits

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
National Belly Laugh Day, January 24, calls attention to the health benefits of a good hearty laugh—certainly cause to keep your funny friends close, and your funnier friends even closer.

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) achieves Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) announced today that it has received the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The distinction places NCH in the top five percent for clinical performance among nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide.

Rheumatologist joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, January 15, 2018
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome rheumatologist Ladonna R. Koziol, M.D., who will be joining the 2101 S. Arlington Heights Road, Ste. 108 practice.

Two ribbon cuttings planned at Northwest Community Healthcare

Friday, January 12, 2018
The grand reopening of the Wellness Center will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, January 22. The new NCH Pharmacy will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23 at the Busse Center.

Local organizations raise $18,000 for patients at Northwest Community Healthcare

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Organizations donated $18,000 for patients in the Gift-a-Mammogram and Wig Boutique programs.

NCH physicians named 2018 ‘Top Docs’

Friday, December 22, 2017
Eight Northwest Community Healthcare physicians have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2018 Top Docs List, a roundup of 591 doctors representing 48 specialties. 

Pharmacy, healthcare all under one roof

Friday, December 15, 2017
A new retail pharmacy is coming to Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) with doors opening to the public on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Keep your blood pressure in check during the holidays

Friday, December 15, 2017
Don’t let the stress of the holidays affect your blood pressure. NCH Medical Group Cardiologist Zehra Jaffery, M.D. offers tips to help you manage your blood pressure throughout the season.

Make 2018 your year to quit smoking

Thursday, December 14, 2017
If breaking free from smoking is your resolution, start here. Two of our top docs explain why smoking is so addictive and offer practical tips to help you quit once and for all.

Arlington Resources' CureSade Walk/Run raises more than $11,700 for Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
More than $11,000 was raised for Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Foundation in October through the Arlington Resources' CureSade 5K Walk/Run.

WGN News: Cancer survivor scales Mt. Kilimanjaro with doctor who saved his life

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
WGN-TV – Four years ago, a local man was given a five percent chance of survival after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. This month, he returned from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with the doctor who saved his life.

Northwest Community Healthcare first in state to offer NICU telemedicine

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Northwest Community Healthcare's NICU now has a telemedicine cart that will help pediatric neonatologists better care for high risk preemies.

New cardiologist joins Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group

Monday, November 20, 2017
Zehra Jaffery, M.D., is joining the NCH Medical Group and will start seeing patients December 1.

Your child’s peanut allergy can be prevented with an early test

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Newton Li, M.D., a Board-Certified Allergist and Immunologist with NCH Medical Group, provides tests to his patients as a preventative measure for infants and to continuously monitor and promote peanut tolerance.

Northwest Community Healthcare Recognized For Surgical Excellence

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2016.

NCH receives multiple Healthgrades awards again

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Healthgrades, a resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, recognized Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) with numerous specialty excellence awards and five-star achievements. Northwest Community Hospital is the only hospital in Illinois to receive Healthgrades® Neurosciences, Stroke Care and Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Awards™ for a second consecutive year (2017-2018).

NCH Wellness Center gets million dollar face lift

Thursday, November 2, 2017
The NCH Wellness Center has started a $1 million renovation project that will provide members with even more great perks, but members won’t have to stop working out.