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Nurses at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital are being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the efforts of all nurses and the duties they perform every day. The first award recipient...
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is accepting applications for its Teen Age Group Service (TAGS). The TAGS program provides teens volunteer opportunities at the hospital. Current high school students and eighth graders who will enter high school in the fall of 2017 are encouraged to apply. Deadline to submit application...
The community is invited to the sixth annual benefit concert, Transformation Through Rhythm, on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 2 pm in the DeKalb High School Auditorium. The concert will feature the DeKalb High School Percussion Ensemble, the Northern Illinois University Percussion Ensemble, the Harambee African Percussion Ensemble and...
The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary has donated a bereavement bench to the campus of Valley West Hospital. The bereavement bench was donated to the Maternity Suites department as a memorial and a place for parents and family to gather and remember tiny lives that have been lost....
KishHealth Physician Group, part of Northwestern Medicine, welcomes dermatologist Kimberly Ann Bauer, MD. Dr. Bauer is welcoming new patients at the Physician Group office located at 1850 Gateway Drive, Sycamore. “I am excited to be joining the KishHealth Physician Group to provide high quality medical dermatology care to patients in...
Kristin Christian, Physical Therapist at Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, completed a series of continuing education courses to become a Certified ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test) credentialed Physical Therapist. ImPACT is the most widely used computerized neurocognitive test for concussions. This test is completed to establish a baseline...
Regional Medical Group orthopaedic physicians Brian M. Babka, MD and Jerome Kolavo, MD will begin seeing patients in DeKalb soon. Both doctors will be practicing in the Medical Office Building at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital. Brian M. Babka, MD is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine.  Dr. Babka...
On November 18, 2016, Adient, formerly Johnson Controls, in Sycamore, generously donated $1,425, to the KishHealth Foundation, part of Northwestern Medicine, to benefit cancer programs. Proceeds were raised for the company’s annual donation with several company-wide efforts including bake sales, raffles, and luncheons. For more information visit kishfoundation.org and...
Kishwaukee is the first hospital in Illinois to receive honor The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery...
Patients in greater DeKalb County will soon find it easier to be connected to high-quality compassionate cardiac services. Cardiologists from Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group will be accepting new patients as they transition to the KishHealth Physician Group - DeKalb. By choosing Northwestern Medicine for care, patients will have...
Northwestern Medicine Advance Care Planning will host two community screenings of the documentary film “Being Mortal.” The film explores end-of-life care. There are two opportunities to view the film and after the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation on how to take steps to identify and...
Saturday, March 4, 2017 Duke Ellington Ballroom at Northern Illinois University Champagne Welcome . Open Bar . Hors d’Oeuvres Three-Course Dinner Served with Wine Live Entertainment . Dancing Reserve Your Seat View Photos from Last Year's Event View 2017 Sponsorship Information