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New Clinical Offering Aims to Provide Relief for Women with Breast Cancer who have Painful Sex

Vaginal laser is a non-hormonal treatment, which is reported to alleviate symptoms of dryness and pain in 95 percent of the women who undergo the laser treatment. However, because insurance does not cover the laser treatments, it is cost prohibitive...
19-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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30 Years of National IVF Data Collection and Analysis Improves Quality of Care

In the United States, approximately 12 percent of women have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. The first successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle occurred in the United States in 1981. According to an analysis published in the...
7-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Becomes the First Level 1 Geriatric Emergency Department in Illinois

Northwestern Memorial Hospital was among the first in the country to provide older patients with a dedicated geriatric Emergency Department (ED) and now it is the first hospital in Illinois to achieve Level One Geriatric Emergency Department...
20-Feb-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Urology Program Receives $10M Gift from the Polsky Family to Create a Urologic Cancer Institute

Northwestern Medicine received a $10 million gift to fund the creation of a new multidisciplinary institute dedicated to urologic cancers.
4-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Northwestern Medicine Hospitals Earn 2018 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Two Northwestern Medicine hospitals are recognized by The Leapfrog Group with its 2018 Top Hospital Award. Northwestern Memorial and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital are among only 118 hospitals in the country and 7 hospitals in Illinois to be...
4-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine Enroll First Patient in Study Using AI Software to Improve Heart Disease Detection

Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine are evaluating the use of Bay Labs’ EchoGPS, artificial intelligence-guided ultrasound software, to enable certified medical assistants (CMAs) with no prior scanning experience to capture high-quality...
13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients Treated with Proton Therapy Have Favorable Cognitive Outcomes Relative to X-ray Radiation Therapy

Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive outcomes compared to x-ray radiation therapy according to a study by Northwestern Medicine
5-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting, High Blood Transfusion Needs Were Met by Existing Supply at Local Hospitals and Blood Suppliers

A new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery analyzed the blood resource needs and blood donations in Las Vegas compared to other mass shooting incidents offering insight into medical needs following a...
25-Oct-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Northwestern Medicine is the shared strategic vision of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform the future of healthcare and become one of the nation’s premier destinations for patient care.

The Northwestern Medicine health system serves patients at nearly 100 diagnostic and ambulatory sites across Chicago including seven hospitals; Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Dekalb, Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital in Sandwich and Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton.

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Christopher King
Media Relations Director
Health System

christopher.king@nm.org

312-296-0960

Megan McCann
Media Relations Manager
Health System

memccann@nm.org

312-926-5900

Kara Spak
Media Relations Manager
Central Region

kspak@nm.org

312-926-0755

Linnea Mason
Senior Specialist
Central Region

linnea.mason@nm.org

312-926-2955

Kasmer Quinn
Senior Specialist
Central Region

kasmer.quinn@nm.org

312-926-0735

Kim Waterman
Manager, Media Relations
West Region

Kimberly.waterman@nm.org

630-315-8090

Jill Edgeworth
Media Relations Manager
North Region

jill.edgeworth@nm.org

847.535.6930

Michelle Green
Media Relations Manager
Northwest Region

michelle.green@nm.org

815-788-5865

Jenny Nowatzke
Sr. Specialist
West Region

jenny.nowatzke@nm.org

630-933-7328

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