Members of the media should call the Media Relations Department when in need of any of the following requests:
Interview with an expert spokesperson for medical/health news
Request to videotape or shoot still photography within the hospital
Seeking information about a news release or event at the hospital
Obtaining reports on patient conditions
The Media Relations team is available 24/7 to assist members of the media.
To reach our team during business hours (Monday–Friday: 8:30 am–5:00 pm, Central Time), call 312.926.7432.
- To contact us outside of our normal weekday business hours of 8:30 am–5:00 pm, please call hospital operator at 312.926.2000 and ask for the Media Relations representative on call.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare policy requires that any working journalist or photographer who is in one of our facilities, including all hospitals and outpatient locations, must be escorted by a member of the Media Relations staff at all times. When covering news outside of business hours, please contact Media Relations prior to arriving at the hospital or outpatient facility.
Only the Media Relations Department is authorized to release patient conditions to the media.