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What Makes Weiss One of Chicago's Top Hospitals?

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Alan Given

Alan Given reacts to U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Ranking.

Al Given, Orthopedics Service Line Manager, has worked at Weiss Memorial Hospital since 1996.

What do you think makes Weiss one of Chicago’s top hospitals?

“We’re a community hospital, family-oriented with support from the CEO on down. It makes the hospital a very friendly place.”

Why do you like working at Weiss?

“After working here for so long, I know everyone from my co-workers to the upper management. We’re a cohesive group of people who maximize patient outcomes. It’s an environment I love.”

What keeps you motivated everyday?

“My co-workers, my department and helping people. Orthopedics is a growing department on the rise. We’re doing bigger and better things everyday. I love talking with patients and developing new ideas to expand and improve our program for them.”