Welcome to Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center.
Health Care Directives, sometimes called Advanced Directives, are legal documents that describe your healthcare wishes should you become unable to communicate your decisions. It provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones when confronted with end-of-life health care decisions as well as appoints a health care agent (substitute decision maker) to make treatment decisions on your behalf if necessary. Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center can assist you with the creation of a directive or help update your existing directive. Contact Hilja at 387-3261.
Will March come in like a lion or a lamb? Whatever the weather brings there will be plenty of music and activities to look forward to all month at the North Shore Care Center.
Daylight Saving Time and the first day of spring are just around the corner, but the residents and employees at the care center and hospital want to really spring forward this year. They have planned a "Summer Cookout Potluck" for March 4th - on Fat Tuesday. Everyone can dress in summer clothes, enjoy a picnic lunch, and think summer! Later that day is a Mardi Gras dance featuring Dixieland music by the North Shore Community Band at 6:30 p.m.
Cook County North Shore Hospital is now listed on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hospital Compare webpage. This webpage reports various process of care measures including heart attack or chest pain process of care measures, pneumonia process of care measures, and heart failure process of care measures. In addition, mortality rates and hospital readmission rates are also included on the webpage. Often the number of cases are too small to reliably tell how well the hospital is performing. The Hospital continues to focus on processes to achieve compliance with the process of care measures.