The Health Encyclopedia is an accredited online resource created and reviewed by a third-party team of physicians, nurses, medical writers, and researchers.
Topics include health conditions, medical tests and procedures, medications, and everyday health and wellness issues. The content within the Health Encyclopedia is not reviewed or explicitly endorsed by NorthShore University HealthSystem, its providers, or its staff. Health Encyclopedia information should be used for reference purposes only and all health care questions, concerns and decisions should be discussed with your care providers.
screenings & prevention
Health screenings can play an important role in maintaining good health.
Partnering with your doctor, you can determine together which screenings are appropriate given your age, health status, and risk factors
health resource center
The Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center is dedicated to supporting the health education needs of the community. Located at Highland Park Hospital, the Resource Center is a private place to obtain information when making healthcare decisions.
Our personal, confidential assistance is available free of charge to help you find the health information you need.
After having left your doctor's office, you may have additional questions that arise surrounding an upcoming surgical or diagnostic procedure.
NorthShore strives to help patients take an active role in their healthcare which is why we offer Emmi®, a unique, engaging, educational program for our patients.
Emmi® programs take complex health topics and make them easy to understand for you and your family. The programs help educate you on what to expect with your procedure, surgery or chronic condition.