Tag: Loyola Medicine

Loyola Offering Free Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screenings

Monday, June 4, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Loyola Medicine will offer a free ultrasound screening for people at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. In a statement, Loyola officials described the aneurysms as “an undiagnosed silent killer” that more than one million Americans are living with.

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Doctors Based At Loyola In Maywood Were Court-Side For Big NCAA Upset

Thursday, March 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Loyola players celebrating after their close win against Miami on March 15 in the NCAA Tournament. | Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

After coming into the NCAA Tournament on a high from even making it in the first place, Loyola University Chicago clawed out a 64-62 nail-biter over Miami in the Ramblers’ first March Madness game in 33 years — and two sports specialists, based at Loyola Medicine in Maywood, were court-side for the action.

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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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Tested By Opioid Crisis, Suburban Police To Start Carrying Narcan

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

Featured image: Local officials during a Feb. 1 press conference held in Maywood to announce the roll out of a program that will equip 1,900 officers in Cook County with Narcan. | VFP 

When Bellwood Police Chief Jimenez Allen was asked to take advantage of a program that would train his officers to administer Narcan nasal spray and that would provide a supply of the medication at no cost to his department, he jumped at the chance.

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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 Breaks Ground on Major Stormwater Abatement Project

Wednesday, October 19, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Elected officials and Loyola representatives during a Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, groundbreaking ceremony on the Maywood campus. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine

At least a dozen elected officials and hospital representatives were on hand on Oct. 17 for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a stormwater abatement project on the site of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

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