Collaboration Brings Hope to Uptown During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Illinois (July 17, 2020)— Weiss Memorial Hospital Partners with Skilled Nursing Facilities to Provide Critical Continuity of Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly challenged our healthcare system, requiring hospitals and healthcare facilities to continually adapt, innovate and collaborate as we try to better understand and respond to this novel virus. […]

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International Medical Corps Provides Emergency Medical Field Units, Equipment and Personnel to Assist Weiss during Pandemic

CHICAGO, Illinois (May 26, 2020)— International Medical Corps is a humanitarian aid organization that works with local, national and international health agencies to deliver emergency relief globally, providing medical and related services, as well as training, to those affected by conflict, disaster, and disease. Though the organization typically provides emergency disaster relief internationally, its attention […]

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Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Provides Substantial PPE Donation

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 30, 2020)— On Monday, April 27, 2020, Weiss Memorial Hospital was fortunate to receive a substantial donation of PPE from the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, an international humanitarian organization with a mission centered on making the world a better place through compassion, love and hope. “We were so thrilled to receive this […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Improves Patient Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group with a “B” Rating for Spring 2020

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 30, 2020)— Weiss Memorial Hospital was honored with an improved “B” grade this spring from The Leapfrog Group, up from its “C” grade in the fall. Weiss has continued to see increases in its safety rating since being acquired by Pipeline Health in January 2019. “At Weiss we have an incredible team […]

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Virtual Visits Help Families Connect with Loved Ones

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 27, 2020)— Connecting with loved ones who are receiving medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a challenge for families in an environment where no visitors are allowed. Because visits from friends and family are an integral part of the healing process, Weiss Memorial Hospital is now helping patients […]

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New Director of the Women’s Health Service Line and Section of Gynecology at Weiss Memorial Hospital

CHICAGO, Illinois (January 14, 2020)— “I am pleased to announce that Patricia Boatwright, MD, has accepted the dual role of Director of the Women’s Health Service Line and Director of the Section of Gynecology for Weiss Memorial Hospital, effective today,” stated Weiss Chief Executive Officer Mary Shehan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC. Dr. Boatwright joined our medical […]

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Top Chicago Chef Provides 150 Free Lunches to Weiss During Pandemic

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 6, 2020)— Friday, April 3 was a good day for front line staff at Weiss Memorial Hospital.  “It’s not every day our employees are treated to 150 free box lunches prepared by a top chef and his crew of sous chefs,” said Mary Shehan, Chief Executive Officer at Weiss. “We are so […]

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Big Help from our Vietnamese Community Friends

CHICAGO, Illinois (April 2, 2020)— Donations from the community mean the world to Weiss Memorial Hospital—and hospitals everywhere during the COVID-19 crisis. Over the weekend Weiss was fortunate to receive a large donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) from the Uptown Vietnamese community. The delivery included thousands of gloves, hundreds of surgical and N95 masks, as […]

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West Suburban Medical Center, Weiss Hospital Leapfrog Ratings Improve Under Pipeline Leadership

West Suburban receives highest grade possible Weiss improves due to investments, plan in place to improve more CHICAGO, Illinois (November 8, 2019)—West Suburban Medical Center and Louis Weiss Memorial Hospital saw their patient safety ratings from the non-profit Leapfrog improve for the first-half of 2019. West Suburban received an A-rating, up from its B previously. […]

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Weiss Hospital Executive Named to Crain’s Notable Women in Health Care List

CHICAGO, Illinois (November 11, 2019) Weiss Memorial Hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, Carmen Froman, MBA, has been named to Crain’s list of Notable Women in Health Care. The recognition spotlights 50 accomplished professionals from the healthcare field. These top executives have demonstrated leadership and are making a difference in the healthcare industry. View Ms. Froman’s profile.

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