In Maywood, Sen. Durbin, Loyola Unite Against Gun Violence As Community Searches For Answers

Sunday, August 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin talks about gun violence and its socioeconomic roots during a visit to the Maywood Park District on Aug. 7. | Proviso Partners for Health

Two weeks after a double homicide rocked Maywood and two mass shootings less than a day apart rocked the nation, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited Maywood to discuss his Chicago HEAL initiative — a plan that involves the senator and 10 Chicago area hospitals, including Loyola University Medical Center, collaborating on ways of “strengthening neighborhood engagement to reduce violence and improve health,” according to a summary of the initiative available online.

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Loyola Medicine Plans To Merge With Palos Health

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The new expansion of the Palos Health South Campus, which opened last year, is the result of a partnership between Palos Health and Loyola Medicine. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine

Roughly a year after acquiring MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Loyola Medicine, based in Maywood, recently announced that it plans to merge with Palos Health, a healthcare system that serves the south and southwest suburbs.

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