About Our Program
NMHC is a growing, nationally recognized health system that provides access to world-class care at more than 100 locations, including its seven hospitals throughout Chicago, its North and West suburbs and Northern Illinois one patient at a time. The communities served by NMHC hospitals are complex and diverse, encompassing rural, suburban and urban areas, with a range of socio-economic statuses and the social determinants of health that correspond to these demographics. NMHC is committed to providing culturally competent care that is responsive to the needs of all our patients. NMHC works closely with community partners, including community health centers, to identify priority health concerns and jointly develop community-based health initiatives designed to address healthcare disparities.
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Community Initiatives
Northwestern Medicine hospitals have a history of giving back to local communities through health education, support groups, charitable giving and more. Northwestern Medicine remains committed to creating a better place for you to call home.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Community Benefit
With a mission-driven commitment to providing quality medical care, regardless of the ability to pay, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) maintains its dedication to improve the health of the communities we serve. In Fiscal Year 2016, NMHC provided more than $747.3 million in community benefit including charity care, unreimbursed cost of Medicaid and Medicare, research, education, and other community benefit to the residents of Chicago, its North and West suburbs and Northern Illinois. Comunity-based health initiatives designed to address healthcare disparities.