The Daily Northwestern

Sen. Dick Durbin undergoes heart surgery at Northwestern Memorial

Nora Shelly, Print Managing Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under City

US. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) underwent an outpatient heart procedure Tuesday morning at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after an annual physical found a common abnormal heart rhythm, according to a news release. The procedure,...

Northwestern surgeon performs first procedure in Illinois implanting newly-developed heart valve

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus

Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s chief of cardiac surgery led the first successful procedure to implant a sutureless aortic valve in Illinois. Feinberg Prof. Patrick McCarthy, the executive director of Northwestern Medicine...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 8th best in country, No. 1 in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Summer Editor

August 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago ranked eighth on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-2017 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, which was released Monday. The Best Hospitals Honor Roll consists of the top 20 hospitals in the...

First-year Feinberg students save man in cardiac arrest

David Fishman, Reporter

May 3, 2016

Filed under Campus

Five first-year Feinberg students resuscitated a man who had collapsed on a bench and entered cardiac arrest after exercising in a park near Northwestern Memorial Hospital last week. The students had ventured outside on April ...

Mother sues Northwestern Memorial Hospital over son’s death

Madeline Fox, Reporter

March 29, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Chicago woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, alleging negligence leading to the death of her son in 2014. Mara Berger, independent administrator of her son Adam Berger’...

Feinberg teaching hospital penalized by Medicare for hospital-acquired conditions

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is among 23 Illinois hospitals being penalized by Medicare for high rates of potentially avoidable infections and complications like staph infections, blood clots and bed sores, according to dat...

Feinberg study shows bilingual website raises awareness of kidney donations for Hispanics, Latinos

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

October 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

A new bilingual website increased Hispanic and Latino individuals’ knowledge about kidney donations and transplantation, a study from Northwestern Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois found. The website,...

Window washer injured from fall off Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A window washer was seriously injured Wednesday morning when he fell six stories while on the job at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in north Chicago. The 30-year-old man fell at about 8 a.m. from scaffolding outside the building...