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Northwest Community Hospital News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3/30/2011 5:00:00 PM CENTRAL
Updated: 3/30/2011 5:52:36 PM CENTRAL
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NCH ranked as one of Chicago's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in the magazine’s first Best Hospitals metropolitan area rankings. Among the 121 hospitals in the Chicago area, NCH was ranked No. 10.

The new rankings, released on Tuesday, recognize high-performing hospitals in or near major U.S. cities. The study analyzed 16 medical specialties and found NCH to be among the Chicago area’s leaders in eight of them. According to U.S. News & World Report, NCH demonstrated a record of high performance in cancer care, gastroenterology, orthopedics, urology, kidney disorders, gynecology, geriatrics, and ear, nose and throat.

“It’s always rewarding to see our efforts prominently recognized as we continue to focus on what’s best for the patients who walk through our doors,” said Bruce Crowther, president and CEO.

The complete list of the U.S. News & World Report metro area rankings is available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals. For more information about Northwest Community Hospital and its commitment to exceptional patient care, visit www.nch.org.