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2014-10-14 08:30:44

State-of-the-art building expands health system's Streeterville presence and includes 25 floors for patient services, physician offices and retail CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the growing need for quality healthcare in Chicago, Northwestern Medicine(®) is proud to announce the opening of a new, one-million square foot outpatient pavilion at 259 E. Erie St. The new pavilion opened on Oct. 13 in the heart of Northwestern Medicine's downtown medical campus, home to...

2014-10-01 08:31:16

WINFIELD, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Fishman, MD, an otologist and neurotologist at Central DuPage Hospital, has been named the inaugural Douglas L. Johnson Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Cadence Health, now part of Northwestern Medicine. The endowed chair honors the late Douglas Johnson, MD, a twenty-one year veteran of Central DuPage Hospital and a true pioneer in neurosurgical services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149453 "For...

2014-09-18 12:26:17

For the 15th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare selected as a leader for family friendly workplaces CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been recognized nationally as one of the "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for the 15th consecutive year as a leader in fostering a family-friendly workplace by Working Mother magazine and is the only health system in Illinois on the annual list compiled by Working Mother...

2014-08-27 12:30:35

Integrated health system will be branded "Northwestern Medicine®" and will include four hospitals, and approximately 1,600 beds, 19,500 employees and a combined medical staff with 4,000 physicians CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) today announced the completion of agreements that formally integrate Cadence Health with NMHC. The agreement takes effect September 1, and signifies the expansion of NMHC's Northwestern Medicine(®) branded...

2014-07-15 00:20:33

Northwestern Memorial's third consecutive year on Honor Roll and being recognized as No. 1 in Illinois and Chicago Metro Region CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 10(th) in the nation on the exclusive, Best...

2014-05-15 16:28:05

With terms finalized, next course: regulatory approval CHICAGO and WINFIELD, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The governing boards for Cadence Health and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) approved the definitive agreement to combine the two health systems. Subject to regulatory approvals, the combination would form an integrated academic healthcare delivery system spanning more than 60 sites of care across Chicago and its suburbs, including four hospitals, and more...

2014-05-07 12:30:58

Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital receive "A" letter grades CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) has been recognized for its high level of patient safety, receiving an "A" letter grade in the spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group for both Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. An "A" letter grade is the highest score possible assigned by the nonprofit patient...

2014-04-16 20:22:00

New program tailors cardiovascular care to maximize safety and performance CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine® recently launched a new sports cardiology program, matching specialists with athletes to evaluate and treat cardiovascular conditions with the goal of helping patients of varying abilities stay in the game. Designed for athletes at all levels, from those looking to compete with a known heart ailment to hard-charging weekend warriors who want to...

2014-03-13 20:23:56

The two health systems announce intent to explore a formal affiliation CHICAGO and WINFIELD, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence Health® and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent to enter a period of exclusive discussions to form an integrated academic healthcare delivery system. Cadence Health is corporate parent to Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital, and NMHC is parent to Northwestern Memorial Hospital...

2014-02-19 23:29:41

More than a quarter of a million new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society, and one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. Fortunately, earlier detection through screening, increased awareness and improved treatment have all contributed to a decline in...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.