Friday, May 10, 2013
All four NorthShore University HealthSystem hospitals earned ‘A’ grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Scores.
Skokie Hospital, along with three other NorthShore University HealthSystem hospitals –Evanston, Glenbrook and Highland Park, have all earned ‘A’ grades in The Leapfrog Group’s semi-annual Hospital Safety Scores, Skokie Review reported. The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit, uses 26 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to produce a single grade representing a hospital’s overall success in keeping patients safe from infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors, according to the organization’s website. Wondering how safe your local hospital is? Check out their website, which is searchable by ZIP code, hospital name, city or state. Read more on Patch
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Leapfrog Group gave the Glenbrook, Evanston, Skokie and Highland Park hospitals straight A's, the highest possible scores, in a new rating system.
NorthShore University HealthSystem hospitals in Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park and Skokie earned A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s semi-annual hospital safety reviews for the second time since last spring, according to a press release from the hospitals. “These grades reflect the incredible work of our physicians and staff to make high-quality care and patient safety a priority at all four of our hospitals,” Ken Anderson, chief medical quality officer at NorthShore said in the release. “It’s what NorthShore University HealthSystem strives for each day, and we’re proud that all of our hospitals were able to maintain the ‘A’ grade.” According ot the release, only 30 percent of studied hospitalsreceived A grades during the fall period. …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
NorthShore University HealthSystem pitches to reduce beds at Skokie Hospital, but a staff report indicates the figure should be further decreased.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Magazine comes back to give hospital chain high marks in 10 specialties.
Ten specialty medical fields at NorthShore University HealthSystem earned high-performing marks in a U.S. News & World Report survey released Tuesday. U.S. News' annual survey of the best hospitals across the nation examined 5,000 facilities based on 16 specialties, according to a statement released by NorthShore. NorhShore, which has hospitals in Glenview, Skokie, Evanston and Highland Park, was honored as one of the best health facilities in the Chicago area by the magazine in April. High marks were received in the following fields: “We are pleased with this national recognition of the high-quality care and exceptional patient experiences that our physicians and staff create,” Mark Neaman, CEO of NorthShore, said in the release. “We …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Rep. Daniel Biss was on hand to support the organization.
North Shore United Way (NSUW)--a local, independent United Way chapter and a member of the larger United Way of Metropolitan Chicago-- honored the organization's biggest supporters while taking a look into the future at its 2011 Annual Celebration Luncheon June 15 at Wildfire in Glenview. Representatives from several of NSUW's largest corporate supporters were on hand, including Tenneco, CVS Caremark and Northbrook Bank & Trust, as well as representatives from partner organizations and government officials including Rep. Daniel Biss. Board President Marla Glabe thanked those in attendance. "I want to thank all of you who are here today for what you have done for the community because you really make a difference," she said. Vice President …