Northwest Community Healthcare Honored Nationally by
American Heart Association for Cardiovascular and Stroke Care
Association’s Get With The Guidelines Program recognizes proven dedication to best practices and life-saving care Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has received three American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines® awards for its commitment to using the most current research-based protocols for the treatment of heart disease, Afib and stroke. The awards recognize NCH’s dedication to […]
Construction Underway for New Cardiovascular Institute at NorthShore Glenbrook Hospital
New complex to deliver expanded world-class expertise and patient care close to home NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) executives, community leaders and elected officials today celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the new, 170,000-square-foot, premier Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) pavilion on NorthShore’s Glenbrook Hospital campus in Glenview. Construction is expected to be completed in early 2024. […]
New NorthShore Cardiovascular Institute to Deliver Enhanced Access to World-Class Expertise and Patient Care Close to Home
Glenview complex uniquely positions NorthShore as a singular regional destination for personalized, advanced cardiac and vascular care Glenview, Illinois – NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) today received approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board to build a new, state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) complex on NorthShore’s Glenbrook Hospital campus in Glenview. The project aligns […]
NCH expands Cardiovascular Services
he NCH Medical Group announced the opening of a new Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Clinic to treat patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem. LAAC is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces stroke risk while eliminating the worries that come with a lifetime of blood thinner use.
The Heart of the Matter
Since February is American Heart Month, it’s a good time to think about the health of your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. Our network of top doctors and cutting-edge treatments ensure you receive the least intrusive, most promising options available.
Focus on your heart health in February
The aftermath of a diagnosis or treatment can feel overwhelming to start, but there are many, specialized options available as you plot your course forward. Cardiac rehabilitation at NCH provides an individualized and personalized treatment plan, including evaluation and instruction on physical activity, nutrition, stress management and other health-related areas.
TAVR: the procedure that saved Mick Jagger
Making headlines in April was news that Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger had aortic stenosis and underwent a TAVR procedure to repair his heart. Our interventional cardiologist explains what TAVR is and how it helps patients get back to normal faster than open-heart surgery.