Category: Healthcare

IL Supreme Court: Pipeline Restraining Order Stays In Place

Thursday, April 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The showdown between California-based Pipeline Health and community members who stand to be affected by the company’s planned closure of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park took another turn on Thursday.

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Appeals Court Reverses Melrose Park’s Restraining Order Against Pipeline

Thursday, April 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The Cook County Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the temporary restraining order filed against Pipeline Health by the village of Melrose Park in order to keep Pipeline from closing Westlake Hospital before the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board makes a decision on the proposed closure on April 30.

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Pipeline Health Found In Contempt Of Court, Ordered To Restore Westlake Services

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6:51 p.m.

During a hearing on Tuesday, a judge found Pipeline Health, the owners of Westlake Hospital, in contempt of court after they apparently violated a previous court order that prohibited them from closing the Melrose Park hospital before the state made a decision on the company’s hospital closure application.

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