Northwestern Memorial Healthcare (NMHC) has retained Hanold Associates for the Chief Learning Executive and Head of Northwestern Memorial Academy Position. Northwestern Memorial Healthcare is the corporate parent of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH), Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, Northwestern Memorial Foundation and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. The organization has a rich history on which it is building its future and charting the course to becoming a ‘top 10 healthcare services organizations by 2020’.
NMH was the only Illinois hospital named to the prestigious honor roll of the nation’s “Americas Best Hospitals” published by U.S. News & World Report – this year, NMH moved to 6th in the nation (up from 12th last year) among this group. They are also named the number one hospital in both Illinois and the Chicago metro area, with 14 of NMH’s medical specialties nationally ranked for 2013-14. They have earned Magnet recognition, the gold standard for nursing excellence and quality care. The Leapfrog Group has named Northwestern Memorial among the national leaders in patient safety and they received an “A” in the group’s first-ever Hospital Safety Score program. They are consistently included on Hospitals & Health Networks magazine’s list of the “100 Most Wired” hospitals and healthcare systems for advanced technology that supports patient care. They are recognized by Working Mother magazine as being among the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.” Healthcare consumers in the eight-county Chicago region have consistently ranked Northwestern Memorial as their “most preferred” hospital in market research as well as the “Consumer Choice” for having the best doctors, best nurses, best overall quality and best image and reputation.