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Current Press Releases
Northwestern Multidisciplinary Center for Eczema Provides Care that is More Than Just Skin Deep - 07/17/14
Researchers Develop EHR Algorithms to Identify Undiagnosed Hypertension - 07/16/14
U.S. News Ranks Northwestern’s Neurology and Neurosurgery among Nation's Top 10 - 07/15/14
Northwestern Memorial’s urology program ranked 9th in nation, highest in Illinois and Chicago - 07/15/14
Northwestern’s Endocrinology Program Ranked among Top 10 by U.S. News - 07/15/14
Northwestern Cardiology and Heart Surgery 13th among U.S. News’ Best Hospitals - 7/15/14
Northwestern Ranks in Top 10 on U.S. News' 2014-2015 Honor Roll of “America’s Best Hospitals” - 7/15/14
Northwestern Medicine Enrolls First Participant in Study of Device to Treat Brain Aneurysms - 7/09/14
New Results Show Personalized Brain Tumor Vaccine Helps Patients Live Longer - 07/02/14
Reduce Skin Cancer Risk While Still Enjoying the Outdoors this Summer - 07/01/14
Northwestern ranks in Top 10 on U.S. News' 2014-2015 Honor Roll of “America’s Best Hospitals”
By Kris Lathan
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is pleased to announce that both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Hospitals. Northwestern Memorial is 10th in the nation on the exclusive, Best Hospitals 2014-15 Honor Roll—the third consecutive year on the Honor Roll and third year in a row ranking No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago.
“Our hospitals are among the nation’s best for two reasons: our Patients First mission that guides our decision making and our culture of excellence,” said Dean M. Harrison, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare’s president and CEO. “We are grateful to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report and proud of our talented physicians, nurses and staff who have earned this recognition.” Read More
Professional bicycle racing returns to the area this Saturday, July 19, at the Northwestern Medicine Lake Bluff Criterium and Block Party. The Criterium course is a closed course in downtown Lake Bluff that will first feature high-level amateur riders followed by professional men’s and women’s cycling teams with top pro riders from across the United States and the world.
“Northwestern Medicine supports and encourages cycling for advanced and professional racers like those in the Criterium and also as a family fitness activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and athletic ability,” said Thomas J. McAfee, president of Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. “Promoting healthy activities like cycling is a part of Northwestern’s Patients First mission to create healthier communities.” Read More
Northwestern Medicine physician cared for Team USA at the World Cup - 07/11/14
By Megan McCann
Northwestern Medicine® emergency and sports medicine physician George Chiampas, DO, served as the head team physician for the U.S. Men’s National Team during the World Cup in Brazil. Chiampas was with the team for eight weeks leading up to the World Cup and was on the sideline for each of U.S. matches in Brazil.
“Being a part of this tremendous team and representing the United States at the World Cup is something that I’ll never forget – it’s probably one of the highlights of my professional career,” said Chiampas. Read More
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