Quality ratings, frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How can I find out how Northwestern Memorial Hospital performs on national quality measures? Please start with our Quality Performance website, where you can:   

How can I compare Northwestern Memorial to other hospitals?            

On our website you will find links to national comparison resources such as Hospital Compare  

However, there are very few hospitals nationally which make public the wide variety of measures you will find at the Northwestern Memorial website.

How can I find out even more about a particular program, or follow up and make an appointment with a Northwestern Memorial physician?

Please contact our Physician Referral team at 1-312-926-8400.


For a detailed review of the quality measures on our website, please see National Comparisons

For a comprehensive glossary of medical terms, please see Conditions & Treatments.

For information about medical conditions, procedures and patient education, please see Patient Education