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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

Avoiding the Hippocampus During Whole-Brain Radiotherapy Prevents Cognitive Side Effects

Whole-brain radiotherapy can be delivered more safely to patients with brain metastases by avoiding the hippocampus according to a randomized phase III NRG Oncology trial presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual...
23-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Allows for Safe Disposal of Unused Medications

Northwestern Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago are coming together with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host collection sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27.
17-Oct-2018 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital joins elite group of hospitals to sign relationship-building agreement with the United Arab Emirates

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been selected as a preferred provider of exceptional medical care for patients from the United Arab Emirates (UAE.) Northwestern Medicine joins a select network of leading US hospitals, including Mayo Clinic, Johns...
6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Restoring Balance and Hearing Impacted by Ménière's Disease

Andrew Fishman, MD, director of neurotology and cranial base surgery at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Ménière's Disease, a neurological disorder that can cause vertigo, hearing loss...
16-May-2018 12:05 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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Kasmer Quinn
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Kim Waterman
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Jill Edgeworth
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Michelle Green
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