Salvage Knee Implant Stands the Test of Time

  First-of-its-kind research helps a growing number of people at risk of leg amputation CHICAGO (Sept. 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 […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New Chief Nursing Officer

    CHICAGO (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. “We are delighted to have Mary part of our […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital’s Rooftop Farm & Farmers Market take root in Uptown for 6th Season

CHICAGO (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 […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety Awarded an “A” In Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

  CHICAGO (April 29, 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 […]

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New Specialty Clinic at The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

  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. ENDOCRINOLOGY Irena Mulla, M.D. (773) 564-5355 GYNECOLOGY/MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY Azra Sadikovic, M.D. (773) 564-5355 VASCULAR Heather Hall, M.D. (773) 564-6090 Please Request an Appointment or […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital CEO Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D., Promoted to Market CEO

CHICAGO (March 2, 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. Tenet owns and operates Weiss Memorial Hospital and three other hospitals in the Chicago area including MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park and […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Appoints, Elects New Medical Officers: Doctors Stay Focused On Health Of The Community During Two-Year Term

CHICAGO (Jan. 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.Clement Rose, M.D., internal medicine specialist, was elected as president of […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer On Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition From The Joint Commission for Third Year in a Row

    CHICAGO (Nov. 13, 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 was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” […]

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New Women’s Health Center Opens at Weiss Memorial Hospital

CHICAGO (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.The […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

CHICAGO (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 […]

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