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Due to a recent surge in pediatric RSV and flu, we are allowing only visitors 18 years of age and older in our general inpatient (hospital) settings at this time for the safety of our patients, in line with Illinois Department of Public Health guidance. Read More

Patient & Visitor Policies

Patient Policies

  • Notice of Privacy Practices
    This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

  • Patient Rights and Responsibilities
    NorthShore University HealthSystem is dedicated to our patients and ensuring that each patient is treated with dignity and as a partner in care. We will care for you with skill, compassion, and respect. We believe that our patients receive the best possible care when they participate with our medical staff in their medical treatment. Toward that goal, please be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a NorthShore patient, or when you are a parent, guardian, representative, or legally authorized decision-maker of a patient.

  • Consent for Care and Services
    This form explains how we provide care, share your information, receive payment for the services provided, and perform certain business functions.

  • 21st Century Cures Act FAQ
    While you’ve always had access to your medical records, a new federal regulation—the 21st Century Cures Act—requires that we expedite the process so you can access information in an easy and timely manner.

Website Visitor Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

  • Website Terms and Conditions of Use
    We are committed to empowering our patients and other visitors of the Site to make informed decisions, including decisions with respect to use of the Site.  Please review Our Terms and Conditions of Use, as they contain certain obligations and responsibilities that may affect your legal rights and ability to use the Site.

  • Website Privacy Policy
    Please review this Privacy Policy, as it contains information, terms, and conditions that may affect your legal rights and ability to use the our websites. We know you care about your personal information, and we want you to be fully informed about our practices.