About Healthy Driven Chicago

Mary Lou Mastro - System CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health

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Healthy Driven Chicago is provided through a partnership between Edward-Elmhurst Health and ABC7 Chicago. The program is focused on providing an educational resource with the info and tools you need to feel empowered to take control of your health. We’ll help you make decisions today that lead to healthier tomorrows.

Edward-Elmhurst Health
Edward-Elmhurst Health, one of the larger integrated health systems in Illinois, is comprised of three hospitals – Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health. Our annual revenues top $1.3 billion, and we have more than 60 outpatient locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents in the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

We provide world-class cardiac, cancer and neuro care as well as care for nearly 100 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Our system includes nearly 8,400 employees and 1,300 volunteers, including 2,000 physicians on staff (98 percent are board certified) and 1,900 nurses. Both Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals are designed as Magnet hospitals for nursing excellence.

To learn more, visit www.EEHealth.org.

NorthShore University HealthSystem
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six hospitals – EvanstonGlenbrookHighland ParkNorthwest CommunitySkokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has annual revenues of $3.2 billion and employs 17,000 people.

NorthShore is a Magnet-recognized organization, the first in Illinois to receive this prestigious honor as an entire system that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care.

NorthShore also is a national leader in the implementation of innovative technologies, including an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. In 2003, NorthShore was among the first in the country to successfully implement a systemwide EMR with demonstrable benefits in quality, safety, efficiency and service to patients. NorthShore has been recognized by multiple national organizations for this notable achievement.

As the principal teaching affiliate for the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, NorthShore is dedicated to excellence in medical education and research. Combined with NorthShore’s established reputation for advanced information technology and its strong clinical environment, this affiliation represents an exciting advancement in patient care for the Chicagoland area.

NorthShore’s health system includes significant capabilities in a wide spectrum of leading clinical programs, including Kellogg Cancer CenterNorthShore Neurological InstituteNorthShore Orthopaedic InstituteNorthShore Cardiovascular InstituteNeaman Center for Personalized Medicine and High-Risk Maternity.

NorthShore Research Institute focuses on clinical and translational research, including leadership in clinical trials and medical informatics.

NorthShore Foundation is the primary philanthropic entity of NorthShore. The Foundation raises charitable contributions and engages volunteers committed to friends in support of NorthShore’s ongoing mission “to preserve and improve human life.”.

To learn more, visit https://www.northshore.org/.

ABC7 Chicago
ABC 7 is Chicago Proud because we’ve earned our viewers’ trust.  Whether reporting important stories in the neighborhood, fighting for consumers, helping navigate Chicago’s every changing weather scene or celebrating the uplifting personal stories that make us proud to be Chicagoans, viewers have come to count on ABC 7, 24/7.   That’s why more Chicagoans watch ABC 7 Chicago than any other station in the city.  ABC 7 is the #1 station for news and information both on-air and online, leading the way in social media by attracting more followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than any other media outlet in the city. ABC 7 is also the dominant leader in the market for digital video views. For up-to-the-minute news and weather, you can find us on abc7chicago.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

To learn more, visit www.abc7chicago.com.