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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.

Foot and ankle problems? You may need this expert

Friday, November 8, 2019
Dr. Gina Cahill of Barrington Orthopedics performs surgeries and procedures at the NCH Day Surgery Center. This Q & A talks about foot and ankle care, her training and treatments that help patients with foot and ankle issues.

Ready, SET, Go!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Patients who suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) are moving – quite literally – through their pain to walk farther thanks to a new program called Supervised Exercise Therapy or SET.

To Honor and Remember: NCH's 2019 Veterans Day Ceremony

Monday, November 4, 2019
NCH will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on the east lawn of the hospital campus at 800 W. Central Road in Arlington Heights on November 11.

Our not-so-scary emergency department

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) makes an emergency room visit easier for patients who have developmental delays or behavioral disorders.

Healthy Halloween

Monday, October 28, 2019
It’s nearly time for our little ghosts and goblins to hit the trick-or-treat trail. Here are some snack ideas to tame your little sugar monster during the doorbell-ringing trek as well as a make-ahead healthier dinner idea that will be a treat to come home to.

Happy Halloween from our AAT dogs

Monday, October 28, 2019
Every day, patients at the hospital and other locations can get a warm welcome from a furry friend if they request a visit through the Animal-Assisted Therapy Dog Program (AAT).

November blood drive scheduled at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Northwest Community Healthcare is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, November 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hospital, 800 West Central Road in Arlington Heights.

NCH named 'America's 100 Best' for Cardiac Care, Coronary Intervention, Stroke Care, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care, General Surgery and Critical Care

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
NCH is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for seven service lines including Cardiac Care, Coronary Intervention, Stroke Care, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care, General Surgery and Critical Care, according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

Tips to lighten up those warm fall sips

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Fall is officially here and thoughts turn to cozy sweaters and yummy, hot drinks that celebrate the season. Unfortunately, many of these tasty sippers are loaded with fat, sugar and calories. Here's how to make them lighter.

6 tips to remember your mammogram

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
NCH “screened” six local women to ask how they remember to get their annual mammogram. Here’s what they had to say.

NCH earns Blue Distinction® Center+ designation for Spine Surgery

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has selected Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Coming soon: New Kildeer Outpatient Care Center

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Our newest Outpatient Care Center is opening in Kildeer in January, and will replace our nearby Immediate Care Center and Medical Group and Outpatient Rehabilitation offices in Lake Zurich.

Patients have less pain, quicker recovery thanks to robotics

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Robotic surgery can quickly fix problems with the female reproductive system, says NCH Robotics Director Michelle Luthringshausen. Read Northwest Quarterly Magazine's story.