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2022
August
11,
2022
| 20:01 PM America/Chicago
After being hospitalized for 422 days at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 57-year-old Colette Hurd of Chicago is heading home after receiving Northwestern Medicine’s first positive crossmatch lung and kidney transplant.“I now call myself ‘Colette 2.0’...
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August
09,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
Access to world-class oncology care close to home...
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July
25,
2022
| 23:05 PM America/Chicago
Northwestern Medicine hospitals are among “America’s Best Hospitals” in annual rankings ...
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July
25,
2022
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
Chicago, IL --Since 2019, Micah J. Eimer, MD, cardiologist and medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Glenview, Evanston and Deerfield Outpatient Centers, has turned a local summer internship program into an international destination for colle...
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July
21,
2022
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
LAKE FOREST, MCHENRY and HUNTLEY ILLINOIS--Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest, McHenry and Huntley Hospitals were recently selected as 1 of 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the National Cardiovascular Data Registry’s 2022 Chest Pain - MI Registry P...
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June
27,
2022
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS - A new Northwestern Medicine multi-specialty clinic is enhancing access to high-quality subspecialty care in the south suburbs. The 5,523-square-foot clinic, located in Suite 210, Northwestern Medicine Orland Park, 15300 West A...
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June
27,
2022
| 12:53 PM America/Chicago
Bacteria stuck to a heart valve and flicked infected pieces into Jay Keller's brain causing a stroke...
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June
05,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS - The Department of Nursing at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital launched a new program for graduates of North Chicago High School attending the College of Lake County in a health care career track. The Directing Youth ...
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June
01,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
GENEVA, ILLINOIS - Construction fencing is going up this week for Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital’s expansion to its Cancer Center, located on the hospital campus at 304 Randall Road in Geneva. The expansion increases the size of the facility b...
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June
01,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Northwestern Medicine is planning for a new 120,000-square-foot advanced outpatient care center on the 4800 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue...
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May
23,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
A new study looked at the evolution of neurologic symptoms in non-hospitalized COVID-19 long-haulers...
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May
19,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
People with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis may soon benefit from a treatment that is well known for healing chronic wounds...
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May
10,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Chicago, IL – A new Northwestern Medicine study published in GeroScience* sought to determine the prevalence, risk factors and significance of persistent viral shedding in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The Northwestern Medicine Neuro COVID-19 resea...
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May
08,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Two Northwestern Medicine physicians will soon be celebrated as champions of people who are underserved by and underrepresented in medicine. Ike Okwuosa, MD, will receive the Impact Medical Educator of the Year Award and John Pandolfino, MD, will rec...
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May
02,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
A patient at Northwestern Memorial Hospital became the first in the United States to receive a donor kidney that was perfused by the XVIVO Kidney Assist Transport system. The system uses continuous oxygenated perfusion for up to 24 hours to enhance o...
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April
28,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Alexander Lin, MD, OB/GYN, took his passion for women’s health care around the world and back again. After 20 years at Northwestern Medicine, he headed to Shanghai, China, to build a Women’s Health Program that previously did not exist. Now serving ...
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April
26,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Lake Bluff, IL – The new Northwestern Medicine Lake Bluff comprehensive health center recently opened to better serve patients in the Lake Bluff area. In addition to seeing patients who have appointments with their family medicine physician, the loca...
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April
21,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
When 19-year-old Sarah Seabolt’s grandmother suffered a stroke, the experience was eye-opening and career changing. The West Chicago teenager was planning to become a nurse, but after witnessing the compassionate care her grandmother received from th...
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April
20,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Orthopaedic patients getting back to their daily lives pain-free after knee replacement surgeries Huntley, IL – April 21, 2022 – Lauri Cook, of Richmond, Ill., had been living with severe knee pain for many years, greatly affecting her quality of li...
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April
18,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, will open a second location in Warrenville, Ill., on Monday, May 2, 2022. Located inside the Keystone Building at 4525 Weaver Parkway, LivingWell offers more than 100 free programs and...
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April
18,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, will resume most in-person services on Monday, May 2, 2022. Since March 2020, all in-person classes and services were only offered virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Located at 4...
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April
11,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Safely Dispose of Prescription Drugs on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Northwestern Medicine, Drug Enforcement Agency partner to host community sites CHICAGO – April 12, 2022 – Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety ...
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April
06,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) allows transplant surgeons to examine lungs outside the body Due to COVID-19 and a rapidly expanding list of conditions for which lung transplantation can be lifesaving, the need for new organs is growing. However, with...
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March
29,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
McHenry Hospital acquires the newest version of the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system for complex minimally invasive surgery Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital is the most recent Northwestern Medicine hospital to offer patients the da Vinci Xi...
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March
28,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
The next phase of a $12 million renovation project at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital’s Emergency Department opened March 28th. The modernization plan is 80-percent complete with nearly all patient-facing areas completely overhauled to impr...
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March
27,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
NM is one of 496 healthcare providers nationwide earning the coveted “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation Northwestern Medicine, Chicago’s premier academic health system, has received an evaluation of 100 and the designation of “LGBTQ+ H...
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March
23,
2022
| 18:00 PM America/Chicago
Six months after surgery, the patient has no signs of cancer in his body, providing new hope for lung cancer patients ...
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March
18,
2022
| 13:29 PM America/Chicago
NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE PALOS HOSPITAL MARCH 18, 2022 When the doors of what is now Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital opened on March 19, 1972, the first patients in the emergency room were treated for a chipmunk bite, removal of a fishhook from the...
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March
17,
2022
| 18:00 PM America/Chicago
When the doors of what is now Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital opened on March 19, 1972, the first patients in the emergency room were treated for a chipmunk bite, removal of a fishhook from the leg, and multiple splinters due to a fall down the ...
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March
16,
2022
| 13:38 PM America/Chicago
NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITALMARCH 16, 2022 Northwestern Medicine built its own artificial intelligence program to trigger follow up on incidental imaging findings to prevent delayed and missed careMedical imaging is one of the most widely used diag...
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