Loyola Medicine

Richard Freeman, MD, Named Regional Chief Clinical Officer Of Loyola Medicine | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 9/4/2019

… November 4 . In this newly created role, Dr. Freeman will provide strategic oversight for Loyola’s clinically integrated network, quality and safety processes, pharmacy and other clinical services, medical staff recruitment and graduate medical education. Loyola Medicine includes Loyola University Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and MacNeal Hospital. Dr. Freeman also will be a professor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch …

Loyola Medicine Appoints Regional Chief Nursing Officer | PR Newswire | 8/30/2019

MAYWOOD, Ill. , Aug. 30, Loyola Medicine has announced the appointment of Peggy Norton-Rosko , DNP, RN, NEA-C, as regional chief nursing officer and member of the Loyola Medicine regional executive team, effective September 9 . As chief nursing officer, Norton-Rosko will lead all nursing practices across the three-hospital health system, including nursing education and research; patient safety and clinical quality of nursing; system Magnet recertifications and non-physician …

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Loyola Medicine Names Regional VP Of Professional And Support Services | PR Newswire | 8/30/2019

MAYWOOD, Ill. , Aug. 30, Loyola Medicine has announced the appointment of Elizabeth E. Early , FACHE, to regional vice president of professional and support services. In this role, Early has administrative oversight for Loyola University Medical Center, MacNeal Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. She will manage the operations for facilities, environmental services, food and nutrition, transportation and security. In addition, she will oversee the regional lab, pharmacy, radiology and anesthesia services …

(USA-IL-Oak Brook) Loyola Medicine Home Care: Admission (OASIS) RN | 8/1/2019

Graduate of an approved nursing education program Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois One (1) year experience as a professional acute care nurse; Home health experience with demonstrated competence, accuracy in OASIS, and developing a plan of care is highly desirable. About Loyola Medicine Home Care and Hospice Loyola Medicine Home Care and Hospice is a member of Trinity Health At Home, a national home care …

Leukemia Research Foundation Funds 12 New Investigators | BioSpace | 7/29/2019

… Twelve, one-year grants of $100,000 each are awarded through the Hollis Brownstein Research Grants Program for New Investigators. Congratulations to the following list of grantees. Stephanie A. Berg, D.O. – Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medicine (Maywood, Illinois) Germline Mutations Predispose to Familial Myeloproliferative Neoplasms M. Andres Blanco, Ph.D. – University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Dual Targeting of LSD1 and KAT6A to Induce Therapeutic Differentiation in AML …

Chicago Safety Net Hospitals Say They Won’t Survive Under ‘Fair Workweek’ Ordinance | Kaiser Health News | 7/22/2019

The hospitals say that complying with the rule, which requires employees to compensate workers when there are last-minute schedule changes, would mean a collective $30 million loss. Meanwhile, Chicago-area chains have been reconfiguring themselves to become specialty hospitals. Other hospital news comes out of California, Massachusetts and Kansas, as well. Modern Healthcare: Here’s How The ‘Fair Workweek’ Rule Would Hurt Us, Safety-Net Hospitals Say Chicago-area hospitals …

(USA) Service Representative - Immediate Care - Homer Glen - Part Time | 7/14/2019

… Medicine. The individual ensures effective clerical operations for the service area and performs all job duties under the highest customer service standards to exceed customer expectations. Always conveys a professional and positive image of Loyola Medicine during interactions with patients, families, physicians, staff members and internal departments. Demonstrates ownership of front office and interacts with patients and family members in a professional and welcoming manner according to established guidelines and …

Local Health Official Lauds Trump’s ‘Comprehensive’ Order on Kidney Disease | 7/13/2019

Local Health Official Lauds Trump’s ‘Comprehensive’ Order on Kidney Disease Kristen Thometz July 12, 2019 4:25 pm (SharonMcCutcheon / Pixabay) Chronic kidney disease affects 37 million Americans and more than 100,000 are waiting for a kidney transplant, according to Dr. Holly Mattix-Kramer, president of the National Kidney Foundation. “Every 13 days someone dies waiting for a kidney. Every 14 days another person is added to the (kidney transplant) waiting list …

Expansion of Catholic hospital chains limits availability of abortion, other reproductive services in Illinois - Crain’s Chicago Business | 7/12/2019

… Catholic Bishops. MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn adopted the rules last year when Trinity Health-owned Loyola Medicine bought it from Tenet Healthcare. In downstate Illinois, Greenville Regional Hospital did the same when it joined Hospital Sisters Health System in 2016 and changed its name to Holy Family Hospital. Insurance plans that contract with large numbers of Catholic hospitals can leave women without convenient options for reproductive services. Darolyn Lee’s Medicaid …

(USA) LUHS_SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE_3057 | 7/9/2019

… Medicine. The individual ensures effective clerical operations for the service area and performs all job duties under the highest customer service standards to exceed customer expectations. Always conveys a professional and positive image of Loyola Medicine during interactions with patients, families, physicians, staff members and internal departments. Job Description Details: FRONT OFFICE Demonstrates ownership of front office and interacts with patients and family members in a professional and welcoming manner …

(USA) Service Representative-Cancer Center | 6/21/2019

… Medicine. The individual ensures effective clerical operations for the service area and performs all job duties under the highest customer service standards to exceed customer expectations. Always conveys a professional and positive image of Loyola Medicine during interactions with patients, families, physicians, staff members and internal departments. Job Description Details: FRONT OFFICE - Demonstrates ownership of front office and interacts with patients and family members in a professional and welcoming manner …

This Father’s Day, Make Sure Dad is Watching His Health | 6/14/2019

… of their health and make sure they’re current on screening tests for leading diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. “The earlier we diagnose conditions, the more successfully we can treat them,” said Loyola Medicine primary care physician Michael Gill, MD, PhD. Dr. Gill recommends men undergo the following screening tests, based on guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other expert bodies: Body Mass Index. This …

Loyola Medicine Celebrates 50th Anniversary | 5/31/2019

… center brings together dozens of medical services in one location to collaborate on complex care. The building has a relaxed, open setting, with a café, comfortable seating areas and a healing garden. In 2011, Loyola Medicine became a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. In 2016, Loyola Medicine, Loyola University Chicago and Trinity Health opened the five-story, $137 million Center for …

Loyola Medicine performs 1,000th lung transplant: 3 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/20/2019

Loyola Medicine performs 1,000th lung transplant: 3 things to know Mackenzie Bean - Surgeons at Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine performed their 1,000th transplant April 27, making the hospital one of 11 in the country to achieve this milestone. Three things to know: 1. The hospital’s 1,000th lung transplant patient was a 69-year-old Iowa man with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis. He underwent a successful transplant and was discharged May 8 …

Loyola Medicine Performs Its 1,000th Lung Transplant | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/16/2019

MAYWOOD, Ill. , May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Loyola Medicine’s groundbreaking lung transplant program has reached a major new milestone by performing its 1,000th lung transplant. Since establishing the first lung transplant program in Illinois , Loyola has performed more than twice as many lung transplants as all other transplant centers in the state combined. “We are proud to be among an elite group of transplant centers worldwide that have performed 1,000 lung …

Vivian Gahtan, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Surgery | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/2/2019

MAYWOOD, Ill. , May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Vivian Gahtan, MD, a nationally known vascular surgeon, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Surgery of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1 . Dr. Gahtan is coming to Loyola from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y , where she is professor and vice chair for academic development, Department of Surgery. Dr. Gahtan also is …

Illinois hospitals end merger talks | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/2/2019

… to end talks, but they did note that existing partnerships between the organizations will continue. Loyola and Palos established an academic clinical affiliation in 2015, and they collaborate in several areas, including a telestroke program and jointly owned ambulatory surgery and radiation oncology centers. More articles on healthcare industry transactions …

Loyola Medicine, Palos Health won’t merge | Modern Healthcare | 5/1/2019

Getty Images Chicago-area Loyola Medicine and independent Palos Health won’t tie the knot, after all. The pair said today they have agreed to end merger discussions, which were first announced in January . They’re not commenting on the decision to remain separate. A combination would have expanded the academic affiliation formed in 2015 between Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola and the Palos Heights community healthcare system. The partnership enhanced clinical services …

Loyola Medicine & Palos Health End Merger Discussions | News | Gottlieb Memorial Hospital | 5/1/2019

May 1, 2019, Palos Heights, Ill.) – After thoughtful consideration, Loyola Medicine and Palos Health have agreed to end their merger discussions. The organizations signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) in January after a long history of working together. Both organizations note that their existing partnerships will continue and they will explore additional ways to bring more services to people in the southwest suburbs. Loyola and Palos formed an …

Healthcare mergers were down a bit in Q1. But watch for more partnerships, report says | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2019

… trend toward megamergers. In all, hospitals announced a total of 90 transactions in 2018, down from 115 in 2017. Some of the most notable deals of 2018 included the $28 billion merger between Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health , forming one of the largest nonprofit systems in the country, and the deal between Lahey Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , which sought to create a system in Massachusetts to …

AMA

Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What's the Difference?: Loyola's Pauline Camacho, MD, Offers Tips for National Thyroid Awareness Month - Chicago Tribune | 1/15/2018

MAYWOOD, IL - In our daily life, we may sometimes feel rundown, stressed or have unexpected weight fluctuations and think it is nothing out of the ordinary. Yet for some people, these symptoms could be a sign of an underactive or overactive thyroid. In recognition of National Thyroid Awareness month, Loyola Medicine endocrinologist Pauline Camacho, MD, FACE, Immediate Past President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, offers the following information …

Community Health

Catholic Hospital Mega-Deals Pressure For-Profits Like Tenet And HCA | Forbes | 12/12/2017

… Crystal River, Florida on August 25, 2003 before it was sold by Tenet Healthcare. The hospital today is owned by Community Health Systems, a for-profit chain. (Photo: Matt Stroshane / Bloomberg News.) A wave of … one of its flagship hospitals in the western suburbs to Loyola Medicine, which is part of the large Catholic-owned Trinity Health . Michigan-based Trinity has more than 90 hospitals in 22 states. Investor-owned …

Medicaid

Expansion of Catholic hospital chains limits availability of abortion, other reproductive services in Illinois - Crain’s Chicago Business | 7/12/2019

Print Stephen J. Serio Chicagoan Darolyn Lee, a Medicaid patient, filed a complaint with the state after being denied contraceptives at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in 2017. Despite a new law enshrining reproductive health care … Berwyn adopted the rules last year when Trinity Health-owned Loyola Medicine bought it from Tenet Healthcare. In downstate Illinois, Greenville Regional Hospital did the same when it joined Hospital Sisters Health System in 2016

“Major Milestone” for New Noninvasive Heart Test - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/5/2018

Loyola Medicine is the leading center in Illinois offering a new noninvasive test for heart disease that now is covered by Medicare . The test employs CT scans to calculate blood flow through coronary arteries. In … the Food and Drug Administration , and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services began paying for the technical component of the test, beginning January 1, 2018. Some major private insurers already have begun covering the test

American Heart Association

Vivian Gahtan, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Surgery | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/2/2019

… Vivian Gahtan, MD, a nationally known vascular surgeon, has been named professor and chair of the Department of Surgery of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1 . Dr. Gahtan … the Society for Vascular Surgery and a fellow of the American Heart Association Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. She is board certified in surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Gahtan earned her medical degree …

Yale University School of Medicine

Vivian Gahtan, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Surgery | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/2/2019

Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1 . Dr. Gahtan is coming to Loyola from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y , where she is professor and vice chair for academic development, Department of Surgery. Dr. Gahtan also is medical director, vascular surgery, of University Hospital in Syracuse . Previously, Dr. Gahtan was an associate professor of surgery at Yale University School of Medicine . “We are …

Medicare

“Major Milestone” for New Noninvasive Heart Test - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/5/2018

Loyola Medicine is the leading center in Illinois offering a new noninvasive test for heart disease that now is covered by Medicare . The test employs CT scans to calculate blood flow through coronary arteries. In some patients, this may eliminate the need for an invasive coronary angiogram. The test, called fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT), was developed by HeartFlow, Inc. FFR-CT has been approved by the Food …

Food and Drug Administration

“Major Milestone” for New Noninvasive Heart Test - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/5/2018

Loyola Medicine is the leading center in Illinois offering a new noninvasive test for heart disease that now is covered by Medicare . The test employs CT scans to calculate blood flow through coronary arteries. In some patients, this may eliminate the need for an invasive coronary angiogram. The test, called fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT), was developed by HeartFlow, Inc. FFR-CT has been approved by the Food …

McGill University

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … and conference proceedings. Dr. Durvasula earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal . He completed a residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine /Methodist Hospital in Houston , where he was chief medical …

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … and conference proceedings. Dr. Durvasula earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal . He completed a residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine /Methodist Hospital in Houston , where he was chief medical …

National Institutes of Health

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … been awarded 17 research grants totaling $9.6 million , including nine National Institutes of Health grants totaling $6.9 million . Other agencies that have funded Dr. Durvasula’s research include the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of …

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … been awarded 17 research grants totaling $9.6 million , including nine National Institutes of Health grants totaling $6.9 million . Other agencies that have funded Dr. Durvasula’s research include the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of …

HeartFlow

“Major Milestone” for New Noninvasive Heart Test - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/5/2018

Loyola Medicine is the leading center in Illinois offering a new noninvasive test for heart disease that now is covered by Medicare . The test employs CT scans to calculate blood flow through coronary arteries. In some patients, this may eliminate the need for an invasive coronary angiogram. The test, called fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT), was developed by HeartFlow, Inc. FFR-CT has been approved by the Food …

Kaufman Hall

Healthcare mergers were down a bit in Q1. But watch for more partnerships, report says | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2019

… ways to maintain their independence while combining resources to better serve their markets, according to a recently released report from Kaufman Hall. It also sometimes leads to organizations to more tightly integrate later on. Free … after UPMC and Western Maryland previously entered a clinical affiliation. Loyola Medicine and Palos Health in Illinois announced a plan in January for Palos to fully join Loyola Medicine, which is part of Trinity Health …

Q1 Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity Remains Vigorous, Kaufman Hall Reports | PR Newswire | 4/23/2019

… mergers involving hospitals and health systems were announced in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman Hall , a leading provider of enterprise performance management software, and data and management consulting … University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)/Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Loyola Medicine/Palos Health, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health/GraniteOne Health. Announced in March, the transaction involving UPMC and Western Maryland Regional Medical Center represents UPMC’s …

Loyola University Medical Center

Q1 Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity Remains Vigorous, Kaufman Hall Reports | PR Newswire | 4/23/2019

… first quarter involved academic medical centers (AMCs). These included UPMC ( University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)/Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Loyola Medicine/Palos Health, and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health/GraniteOne Health. Announced in March, the transaction … upon an affiliation agreement begun in 2015. Anchored by the Loyola University Medical Center, Loyola Medicine is one of several AMC-based systems in the Chicago market that have expanded their networks to community hospitals …

“Major Milestone” for New Noninvasive Heart Test - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/5/2018

Loyola Medicine is the leading center in Illinois offering a new noninvasive test for heart disease that now is covered by Medicare . The test employs CT scans to calculate blood flow through coronary arteries. In … Americans now can potentially benefit from this game-changing technology.” Loyola University Medical Center was the first hospital in Illinois and the second in the country to offer FFR-CT. Loyola has performed the test

HCA

Chicago Safety Net Hospitals Say They Won’t Survive Under ‘Fair Workweek’ Ordinance | Kaiser Health News | 7/22/2019

… been reconfiguring themselves to become specialty hospitals. Other hospital news comes out of California, Massachusetts and Kansas, as well. Modern Healthcare: Here’s How The ‘Fair Workweek’ Rule Would Hurt Us, Safety-Net Hospitals Say Chicago … as networks of specialty hospitals with narrower offerings. Three-hospital Loyola Medicine is consolidating open-heart surgery at its flagship facility in Maywood. And NorthShore University HealthSystem is centralizing orthopedics, urology and open-heart surgery …

Expansion of Catholic hospital chains limits availability of abortion, other reproductive services in Illinois - Crain’s Chicago Business | 7/12/2019

Loyola Medicine bought it from Tenet Healthcare. In downstate Illinois, Greenville Regional Hospital did the same when it joined Hospital Sisters Health System in 2016 and changed its name to Holy Family Hospital. Insurance plans that contract with large numbers of Catholic hospitals can leave women without convenient options for reproductive services. Darolyn Lee’s Medicaid managed care plan (the now-defunct Family Health Network) referred her to Mercy Hospital & Medical …

Tenet Healthcare

Expansion of Catholic hospital chains limits availability of abortion, other reproductive services in Illinois - Crain’s Chicago Business | 7/12/2019

Loyola Medicine bought it from Tenet Healthcare. In downstate Illinois, Greenville Regional Hospital did the same when it joined Hospital Sisters Health System in 2016 and changed its name to Holy Family Hospital. Insurance plans that contract with large numbers of Catholic hospitals can leave women without convenient options for reproductive services. Darolyn Lee’s Medicaid managed care plan (the now-defunct Family Health Network) referred her to Mercy Hospital & Medical …

Catholic Hospital Mega-Deals Pressure For-Profits Like Tenet And HCA | Forbes | 12/12/2017

… Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center is seen in Crystal River, Florida on August 25, 2003 before it was sold by Tenet Healthcare. The hospital today is owned by Community Health Systems, a for-profit chain … one of its flagship hospitals in the western suburbs to Loyola Medicine, which is part of the large Catholic-owned Trinity Health . Michigan-based Trinity has more than 90 hospitals in 22 states. Investor-owned …

Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Tenet Healthcare Sells Hospital Unit to Streamline Business - October 12, 2017 - Zacks.com | 10/12/2017

Tenet Healthcare Corporation ( THC - Free Report ) announced the sale of its MacNeal Hospital and its associated operations to Loyola Medicine, an affiliate of Trinity Health. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018. It marks one of the many steps taken by the company to reorganize its business, which is suffering from a decline in admissions, inpatient and outpatient surgeries, emergency department visits and total …

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Transplant Surgeon Pejman Radkani, MD, MSPH, Joins Loyola Medicine - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 10/19/2017

Transplant surgeon Pejman Radkani, MD, MSPH, has joined Loyola Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of intra-abdominal transplant. Dr. Radkani has undergone advanced training in liver, kidney and pancreas transplants, including living … Medicine. Dr. Radkani completed a residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. He then completed four fellowships in advanced surgical techniques: surgical oncology at Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center

AHN

Transplant Surgeon Pejman Radkani, MD, MSPH, Joins Loyola Medicine - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 10/19/2017

Transplant surgeon Pejman Radkani, MD, MSPH, has joined Loyola Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of intra-abdominal transplant. Dr. Radkani has undergone advanced training in liver, kidney and pancreas transplants, including living … hepato-pancreato-biliary and abdominal multi-organ transplant at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York City; minimally invasive hepato-pancreato-biliary and living donor liver transplant at Yonsei University Health

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Neurologist Antonio H. Iglesias, MD, Epilepsy and Neurological Disorder Specialist, Joins Loyola Medicine - The Doings La Grange | Chicago Tribune | 12/8/2017

Suburbs The Doings La Grange La Grange Community and other neurological disorders, has joined Loyola Medicine. Dr. Iglesias said that recent advances in neurology are improving outcomes for patients with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis (MS … fellowship at the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This item was posted by a community contributor. To read more about community contributors, click here

Community Health Systems

Catholic Hospital Mega-Deals Pressure For-Profits Like Tenet And HCA | Forbes | 12/12/2017

… Crystal River, Florida on August 25, 2003 before it was sold by Tenet Healthcare. The hospital today is owned by Community Health Systems, a for-profit chain. (Photo: Matt Stroshane / Bloomberg News.) A wave of … one of its flagship hospitals in the western suburbs to Loyola Medicine, which is part of the large Catholic-owned Trinity Health . Michigan-based Trinity has more than 90 hospitals in 22 states. Investor-owned …

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA

Orthopaedic Surgeon Paul Prinz, MD, Joins Loyola Medicine - Barrington Courier-Review | Chicago Tribune | 2/16/2018

MAYWOOD, IL - Paul Prinz, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon who treats a range of orthopaedic conditions, has joined Loyola Medicine. As a general orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Prinz treats conditions including adult and pediatric fractures, rotator cuff injuries, knee injuries and sports injuries. He also performs hip and knee replacements and has subspecialty training in hand surgery, including carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist injuries, fractures and reconstructive surgery. For the past 24 years …

Catholic Health Initiatives

Healthcare mergers were down a bit in Q1. But watch for more partnerships, report says | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2019

… 2018, down from 115 in 2017. Some of the most notable deals of 2018 included the $28 billion merger between Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health , forming one of the largest nonprofit systems in the … after UPMC and Western Maryland previously entered a clinical affiliation. Loyola Medicine and Palos Health in Illinois announced a plan in January for Palos to fully join Loyola Medicine, which is part of Trinity Health …

Catholic Hospital Mega-Deals Pressure For-Profits Like Tenet And HCA | Forbes | 12/12/2017

… Catholic-owned hospital operators have announced or are reportedly involved in merger talks. California-based Dignity Health and Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives last week said they would form a new company based in Chicago … one of its flagship hospitals in the western suburbs to Loyola Medicine, which is part of the large Catholic-owned Trinity Health . Michigan-based Trinity has more than 90 hospitals in 22 states. Investor-owned …

Melinda Gates

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His two most recent grants are to study environmentally friendly mosquito insecticides. Dr. Durvasula is an author of five books and more …

Ravi Durvasula, MD, Named Chair Of Loyola’s Department Of Medicine | PR Newswire | 11/14/2017

… MAYWOOD, Ill. , Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Ravi Durvasula, MD, has been named chair of the department of medicine of Loyola Medicine and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Durvasula has held senior … Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His two most recent grants are to study environmentally friendly mosquito insecticides. Dr. Durvasula is an author of five books and more …

Castle Connolly

46 Loyola Medicine Physicians Named to Chicago Magazine's 2018 Top Doctors List - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 1/2/2018

Forty-six Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2018 Top Doctors list. The Top Doctors list is published in the January, 2018 issue of Chicago magazine. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company, compiled the Top Doctors list for Chicago magazine. Castle Connolly’s online nomination process is open to all licensed physicians in the United States. Physicians are able to nominate doctors in any …

Paul Jones

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Corrected by ENT Procedure - The Doings Weekly | Chicago Tribune | 12/13/2017

MAYWOOD, IL - For Jason Johnson, nights were anything but restful. The 16-year-old high school student would often wake up with difficulty breathing. “I would wake up in the middle of the night really congested,” Jason said. “It was hard to breathe.” Loyola Medicine otolaryngologist Paul Jones, MD, diagnosed Jason with sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted. It is usually caused by …

Ronald Rittenmeyer

Catholic Hospital Mega-Deals Pressure For-Profits Like Tenet And HCA | Forbes | 12/12/2017

… possible sale. “We have and we will continue to review, analyze and pursue all options to enhance shareholder value,” Tenet’s Ronald Rittenmeyer, executive chairman and CEO said in November. Meanwhile, HCA may consider buying rival … one of its flagship hospitals in the western suburbs to Loyola Medicine, which is part of the large Catholic-owned Trinity Health . Michigan-based Trinity has more than 90 hospitals in 22 states. Investor-owned …