Welcome to the Northwest Community EMS System
The Northwest Community System is composed of a Resource Hospital, five associate hospitals and twenty-four provider agencies covering the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Our EMS system has the distinction of being the first advanced life support sytem in the State of Illinois and the first multi-juristictional EMS system in the country. We encouter over 60,000 patients per year. Learn more about us...
Dr. Ortinau recognized by the Daily Herald Newspaper
The Daily Herald Newspaper has published a new article about Dr. Ortinau.
2014 SOPs Available in Electronic Format
The 2014 Edition of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are now available. The pdf file may be downloaded and used in lieu of the printed copy
2014 Committee Calendar Released
The Committee Meeting Calendar (Revised) for 2014 is posted. Please review