Nurses are at the heart of a healthcare facility, providing comfort and care that helps improve patient outcomes. This month, find out what nursing is really like from two Edward-Elmhurst Health nurses. You’ll also learn about the different types of nurses as well as the truth behind common misconceptions about nursing.
What it’s Really Like to be a Nurse
By Jeanette Gort, RN
and Jorge Hurtado, RN
Nurses are the heart and soul of a hospital and at the center of care. Jeanette Gort, Telemetry Nurse at Elmhurst Hospital, and Jorge Hurtado, Clinical Resource Team Nurse with Edward Hospital, share why they ...
Heart & Vascular Care
Get the scoop on heart and vascular conditions. Learn about symptoms, treatment options and steps you can take to prevent these conditions.
Get the info you need about different types of cancer as well as treatment options and finding the one that’s right for your situation.
Why Does My Body Get Stuck At a Certain Weight?
In this video, Amanda Davenport, PA, discusses why our body can get stuck at a certain weight. As Davenport explains, our basal metabolic rate is the number of calories our body needs to complete our activities of ...
How to Adopt a Workout Routine and Stick With It
Making the decision to start exercising is the first step to a healthier life and a healthier you. Yet, starting can be quite confusing sometimes. Where should you begin? What should (and shouldn’t) you do? How ...
Foods For Your Heart: Simple Diet Changes You Can Make
A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best way to prevent a variety of diseases, including heart disease. It may seem daunting to change your diet, but starting with small steps and building on your success ...
Raising the Bar on Safe Care in Hospitals
Safe care in hospitals isn’t a given – it‘s the result of diligent effort from every member of the care team. Edward-Elmhurst Health takes a unique approach to providing care, leading to more successful patient ...
Elevating the Patient Experience
Many healthcare organizations talk about providing patient-centered care. But what does that really mean? At Edward-Elmhurst Health, we make sure patients have the best possible experience from the moment they walk through the door.
Take Charge of Your Health
Meet Healthy Driven Chicago – a new program focused on helping people achieve optimal health. The program is made possible through a partnership between Edward-Elmhurst Health and ABC 7 Chicago.
Surviving and Thriving – Perimenopause & Menopause (Nov. 9, Webinar)
Staying healthy at every age is important for women. Dealing with perimenopause and menopause can be a challenging time as you may feel you have little control over changes affecting your body and emotional well-being. ...
Why Weight? Know Your Options Seminar (Nov. 15, Webinar)
Exploring your weight loss options can be confusing and overwhelming. Let the expert weight loss specialists at Edward-Elmhurst Health help you learn about all the options – from bariatric surgery to medical management to exercise ...
Jumpstart Your Health Informational Session (Nov. 23, Virtual Class)
If you’re ready to commit to living a healthier, more active life, please join us (virtually) to learn about our Jumpstart Your Health program. Jumpstart Your Health is a virtual year-long, group lifestyle change program ...
Do you know what steps you need to take to protect your health? Learn how Healthy Driven Chicago can help provide the info, tools and tips you need to take an active role in feeling your best.
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