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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Weiss Hospital Medical Directors Named to Chicago Magazine’s Top Cancer Docs List

CHICAGO, Illinois (October 2, 2019) Weiss Memorial Hospital Director of Medical Oncology, Stuart A. Krauss, MD, and Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lawrence S. Zachary, MD, have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2019 Top Cancer Doctors list. The “Top Doc” list was compiled by healthcare research and information company, Castle Connolly. A physician-led […]

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WEISS HOSTS TWO VISITS BY DUTCH NURSE PRACTITIONERS AND ADMINISTRATORS

On Monday, September 23, 2019, Weiss Memorial Hospital welcomed eight nurses from the Netherlands who are studying to become Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs). A trip abroad to learn more about healthcare and the role of nursing in other countries is part of their degree requirement. To encourage nurses to pursue the desirable APN degree, the […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Psychologist Earns Top Honor For Transgender Advocacy

CHICAGO, Illinois (October 26, 2018) –  Randi Ettner, PhD, Weiss Memorial Hospital was awarded the Distinguished Education and Advocacy Award from the World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) for her significant contributions for transgender health and rights through education and advocacy.Dr. Ettner, an international leader in the field of transgender health, is a clinical […]

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Tenet Announces Definitive Agreement with Pipeline Health and TWG Partners Regarding the Sale of Tenet’s Three Chicago-Area Hospitals

DALLAS – July 18, 2018 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), Pipeline Health LLC, a national operator of hospitals and other healthcare facilities, and TWG Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based healthcare investment firm founded by Eric E. Whitaker, MD, MPH, have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the sale of Tenet’s remaining acute care hospitals in […]

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The Center For Gender Confirmation Surgery At Weiss Introduces Chicago’s 1st Transgender Surgery Fellowship Program

CHICAGO (August 17) — To meet the growing demand for transgender surgery, the Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital recently introduced Chicago’s first surgical fellowship program that focuses on all aspects of transgender care.The fellowship will examine every step of an individual’s journey – from initial consultation to post-transition care – and […]

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Summer Savvy Tips for Avoiding Illnesses

  Click Here to Open PDF Ahh, sweet summertime! Temperatures get hotter, days get longer, drinks get colder and life gets a little better. The hotter season also dishes out a few more risks like drowning and heat strokes. The good news, summer illnesses and injuries are usually preventable. Check out our tips for staying […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New CEO

CHICAGO (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.Bentounsi has been with Weiss since 2012 and has served as interim CEO since January, 2017. Prior […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

  CHICAGO (December 16) — 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 […]

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