Category: Healthcare

Loyola Finalizes Purchase of Berwyn Hospital

Thursday, March 1, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

There’s one more member of the Loyola Medicine regional system now that it has finalized the purchase of MacNeal Hospital — a teaching hospital in Berwyn that has 374 beds and a medical staff of more than 550.

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Loyola’s Pending Purchase Of Berwyn Hospital Worries Taxpayers, Union

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. | MacNeal 

Loyola Medicine, based in Maywood, is planning on purchasing MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn for $270 million . The approval of the purchase was scheduled to be voted on today by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.

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Babies At Loyola Wear Red For February — American Heart Month

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A baby in Loyola’s neonatal intensive care unit donning a hand-knit red hat for American Heart Month. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine 

February is American Heart Month. As a gesture of support, babies being cared for at Loyola Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit will don hand-knit red hats.

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Crain’s: Loyola To Pay $270M To Buy MacNeal Hospital In Berwyn

Thursday, January 25, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

According to a Jan. 25 Crain’s article, Loyola Medicine in Maywood will pay roughly $270 million to buy MacNeal Hospital, according to an application Loyola filed this month with the state regulator that must approve the sale, which is scheduled to close by March.

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Loyola Records Record Spike In Flu Cases, Implements Flu Visitor Restrictions

Friday, January 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Last month, Loyola University Medical Center tested more than 1,200 patients experiencing flu-like symptoms such as coughing, headaches and fever — 357 of whom had a lab-confirmed case of influenza, according to Dr. Jorge Parada, the medical director of Loyola’s infection prevention and control program.

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Open Enrollment Ends Friday, Dec. 15

Monday, December 11, 2017 || By State of Illinois || @maywoodnews 

[PRESS RELEASE] SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is reminding consumers that the 2018 Open Enrollment period ends Friday, Dec. 15. All Illinoisans needing health insurance coverage for 2018 must enroll by 11 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15.

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Loyola to Acquire Berwyn Hospital as Part of Expansion Effort

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Center for Translational Research and Education located on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus. | 

Maywood-based Loyola Medicine has agreed to acquire MacNeal Hospital — a century-old, 368-bed community medical center based in Berwyn — along with its affiliate operations, from Tenet Healthcare Corporation, which is an international for-profit healthcare services company based in Dallas, Texas.

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