Member Type: Research & Educational Institutions
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and northern Illinois communities.
The delivery of healthcare services is provided in a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory healthcare settings, community-wide, employing modern technology and expertise.
The system includes four hospitals—Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Skokie Hospital.
In addition, the health system has more than 2,000 affiliated physicians, including a 550-physician, multi-specialty physician group practice with over 70 office locations and growing—NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Medical Group.
NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Research Institute, with more than $100 million in grants, focuses on clinical and translational research, including leadership in outcomes research and clinical trials.
NorthShore has annual revenues of $1.5 billion and a staff of more than 8,000. The health system has significant capabilities in a wide spectrum of clinical programs, including cancer, heart, orthopedics, high-risk maternity and pediatrics.
NorthShore is a national leader in the implementation of innovative technologies, including electronic medical records (EMR). In 2003, the health system was among the first in the country to successfully launch a system-wide EMR with demonstrable benefits in quality, safety, efficiency and service to patients. NorthShore University HealthSystem has been recognized by multiple national organizations for this notable achievement.