Northwest Community Hospital

Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) is a 489-bed acute care hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States. Opened in 1959, the hospital serves 200,000 outpatients and 20,000 inpatients annually.[1] The hospital operates a Level 2 Trauma Center, Level III NICU, a pediatric emergency department[1] and a Primary Stroke Center. NCH has four Immediate Care locations in the northwest suburbs and operates a walk-in clinic in Palatine.

Northwest Community Hospital
NorthShore University HealthSystem
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Location800 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005, United States
Coordinates42°04′06″N 87°59′32″W / 42.068378°N 87.992166°W / 42.068378; -87.992166Coordinates: 42°04′06″N 87°59′32″W / 42.068378°N 87.992166°W / 42.068378; -87.992166
TypeAcute care
Affiliated universityNone
Emergency departmentLevel 2 Trauma Center
OpenedDecember 2, 1959
ListsHospitals in the United States

NCH has a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians, which includes the board-certified primary care doctors and specialists of the NCH Medical Group.[citation needed]


Northwest Community Hospital was established in 1959.[1] In January 2021, NorthShore University HealthSystem acquired Northwest Community Hospital.[2] With the merger, Northwest Community Hospital became the sixth hospital in the NorthShore Health system.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "About". Northwest Community Healthcare.
  2. ^ a b Schencker, Lisa (January 4, 2021). "NorthShore acquires 509-bed Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights". Chicago Tribune.