Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore University HealthSystem, (NorthShore), is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and northern Illinois communities. NorthShore includes four Hospitals – Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Skokie Hospital, added in January 2009. The system has more than 2,000 affiliated physicians, including a multispecialty group practice with over 75 office locations under NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group. Further, NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago's, Pritzker School of Medicine. The NorthShore University HealthSystem Research Institute, with more than $100 million of 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 integrated health system has significant capabilities in a wide spectrum of clinical programs, including cancer, heart, orthopaedics, high-risk maternity, and pediatrics. NorthShore is a national leader in the implementation of innovative technologies, including electronic medical record (EMR). In 2003, NorthShore 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.