Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New CEO
March 20, 2017
Karima Bentounsi has been named chief executive officer at Weiss Memorial Hospital. She will lead the overall direction, strategy, and operation of the hospital ensuring clinical quality, patient safety and experience, and employee engagement.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
December 16, 2016
Weiss Memorial Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Weiss underwent a rigorous onsite review in October 2016. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related standards and requirements, including program management, the delivery of clinical care and performance improvement.
Anthony Tedeschi Appointed Treasurer of Illinois Health and Hospital Association Board
December 13, 2016
Anthony J. Tedeschi, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Executive Officer for Weiss Memorial Hospital and Chief Executive Officer of the Northeast Region-Chicago Market for Tenet Healthcare has been appointed treasurer of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s (IHA’s) 2017 Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is the policymaking body for the Association, representing more than 200 hospitals and nearly 50 health systems across Illinois.
Weiss Introduces New Senior-Friendly Emergency Room
October 24, 2016
Just in time for the flu season and other cold weather-induced ailments, Weiss Memorial Hospital shares new enhancements to its emergency room with the community.
Weiss Memorial Hospital CEO Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D. Recognized with Healthcare Leadership Award
February 15, 2016
Anthony J. Tedeschi, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Executive Officer for Weiss Memorial Hospital and Chief Executive Officer of the Northeast Region-Chicago Market for Tenet Healthcare has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Chicago Health Executives Forum (CHEF)/American College of Health Executives (ACHE) Healthcare Leadership Award.
Surgeon Joins Chicago Spine Center at Weiss
January 18, 2016
Orthopedic surgeon Thomas A. McNally, M.D., has been named director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital.
Weiss Hospital, Chicago Health Medical Group Open Outpatient Office in Edgewater
October 12, 2015
Chicago Health Medical Group (CHMG) in partnership with Weiss Memorial Hospital this month opens a new outpatient office in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. Located at 6201 North Broadway, the office will meet the medical demands of a growing diverse community.
Salvage Knee Implant Stands the Test of Time
September 15, 2015
There’s new hope for the tens of thousands of people who risk losing their leg because of severe knee damage. A first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of Arthroplasty shows the effectiveness of a special implant in preventing amputation for up to two decades.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer
July 31, 2015
Mary Shehan, DNP, RN, has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Weiss Memorial Hospital. She will lead Weiss’ shared leadership model and professional nursing practice efforts in addition to the delivery of excellent nursing care and an outstanding patient experience.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Opens New Colorectal Center
July 06, 2015
The Colorectal Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital is now open to the Chicago community, offering comprehensive care for colorectal health – from preventive tests like colonoscopies to multidisciplinary care for complex disorders such as fecal incontinence and anal dysplasia.
Weiss Memorial Hospital’s Rooftop Farm & Farmers Market take root in Uptown for 6th Season
June 15, 2015
The Uptown Farmers Market and Rooftop Farm at Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 N. Marine Dr., celebrates six years this month. Chicago’s only hospital-based farmers market opens to the public Thursday, June 25 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Since the initiative began in 2009, the farm and market have welcomed nearly 30,000 visitors, including 700 children from local schools and Chicago Park District camps.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety Awarded an “A” In Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score
April 25, 2015
Weiss Memorial Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog.
New Specialty Clinic at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach
April 24, 2015
Chicago Health Medical Group, a proud partner of Weiss Memorial Hospital, recently opened a new specialty clinic at the Breakers at Edgewater Beach, 5333 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60640.
Weiss Memorial Hospital CEO Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D., Promoted to Market CEO
March 02, 2015
Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D., chief executive officer of Weiss Memorial Hospital on Chicago’s North Side, has been promoted to CEO of Tenet Healthcare’s Chicago Market.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Appoints, Elects New Medical Officers: Doctors Stay Focused On Health Of The Community During Two-Year Term
January 27, 2015
Weiss Memorial Hospital has made its biennial appointments and elections for department chairs and medical staff officers. These positions, effective Feb. 1, 2015, serve alongside the administrative leadership of the hospital and its board of trustees, and are held for two years.
New Women’s Health Center Opens at Weiss Memorial Hospital
November 20, 2014
This week Weiss Memorial Hospital announced the opening of a new Women’s Health Center that specializes in laparoscopic surgery, urological gynecology, full fertility services, and general surgery for many health conditions that affect women, ranging from the common to the complex. Carlos Rotman, M.D., chief of gynecology at Weiss, will lead the new Center.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer On Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition From The Joint Commission for Third Year in a Row
November 20, 2014
Weiss Memorial Hospital today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Weiss Memorial Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score
October 29, 2014
Weiss Memorial Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog.
Weiss Memorial Hospital’s Urban Rooftop Farm & Uptown Farmers Market Produces Plenty of Learning in its 5th Season
August 13, 2014
At Weiss Memorial Hospital’s growing Urban Rooftop Farm and Uptown Farmers Market— Chicago’s only hospital-based farmers market—healthy eating is being emphasized in new ways: special student educational tours and greater community accessibility to farming and medical expertise.
U.S. News & World Report Names Weiss Memorial Hospital Among the Best in Orthopedics Nationally, Overall Best in the Chicago Area
July 15, 2014
For the third year in a row – since the start of the regional rankings – Weiss Memorial Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for the Chicago metro area by U.S. News & World Report. The 2014-15 listing also names Weiss as “high performing” nationally for its orthopedics program. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.