Cancer Care April 12, 2021
Free webinar: Coping with “chemobrain”
Northwest Community Healthcare cancer care services will host a virtual session for those with cancer and their loved ones regarding chemobrain. This free event will be held virtually Monday, April 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Community February 17, 2021
NCH requesting community feedback
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has launched an online survey to gauge the health needs of residents in the hospital’s surrounding communities.
The purpose of this assessment is to identify major health problems, gaps in services and other factors that affect the health of residents in the NCH market.
News Releases February 9, 2021
NCH among top two percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes according to Healthgrades
NCH named one of Healthgrades 2021 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places NCHin the top two percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading […]
News Releases January 22, 2021
NCH nurses earn hospital fourth Magnet designation
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) has been named a Magnet hospital for the fourth consecutive time, a designation that recognizes excellent nursing care. This accomplishment puts NCH in the top 2 percent of the U.S. for this recognition. NCH received the designation Thursday from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an arm of the American Nurses Association. Less than 10% of U.S. hospitals earn Magnet designation just one time.
Community January 18, 2021
NCH awards $75,000 to 19 local agencies
After a comprehensive application process, the NCH Community Health and Outreach Board Committee has selected 19 community agencies to divide a $75,000 gift of support. Awards ranged from $1,750 to $6,750 in support of programs that help increase access to care and promote health and wellness. “NCH has been identifying and addressing unmet community needs […]
News Releases January 13, 2021
NCH nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing NCH’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or […]
Neurosciences January 6, 2021
Neurologist joins NCH Medical Group
Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) Medical Group is pleased to welcome Lawrence A. Zeidman, M.D., neurologist. Dr. Zeidman joined the group on January 4 and will see patients at NCH Outpatient Care Center at 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Building M, in Palatine.
News Releases January 4, 2021
NorthShore and Northwest Community Unite, Expanding Community-Centric Model
Patients benefit from increased access to physicians and the ease and convenience of 200+ locations across the Chicago region Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) officially became part of NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) on January 1, 2021, after receiving federal and state regulatory approvals. The transaction adds a sixth hospital to the NorthShore system, as well as […]
COVID-19 December 17, 2020
Northwest Community Healthcare receives COVID-19 vaccines
On December 17, NCH began administering the first COVID-19 vaccines, which will be approximately 2,000 doses given over this week and prioritized for front-line health care workers and local paramedics. The Pfizer vaccine being given to NCH employees was approved by the FDA last Friday and distributed to Illinois hospitals by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. The initial supply of vaccines will be given throughout this week.
News Releases December 16, 2020
Chicago magazine recognizes 15 NCH physicians
NCH physicians have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors List, a compilation of more than 350 physicians in more than 60 specialties selected by their peers across Chicagoland. This appears in the January issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands now.