Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New Medical Director of Vascular Surgery

  CHICAGO (June 10, 2013) — Heather A. Hall, M.D., has been named medical director of Vascular Surgery for the Vascular Institute of Chicago at Weiss Memorial Hospital.Dr. Hall, 37, has specialized in vascular and endovascular therapy at Weiss since 2011. She became medical director of the Vascular Laboratory in 2012 before assuming the additional director role in […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Cultivates its Urban Rooftop Farm & Uptown Farmers Market in Fourth Season of Planting

More of the community gets involved in healthy eating effort CHICAGO (June 3, 2013) — As the Uptown Farmers Market—Chicago’s only hospital-based farmers market—prepares to move outdoors for the fourth season this Thursday, June 6 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteers nurture an environment atop Weiss Memorial Hospital’s parking garage to get more of their […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care

  CHICAGO (May 29, 2013) — Weiss Memorial Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement and spine surgery. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs. In line […]

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Weiss Hospital Preventionist Named 2013 Hero of Infection Prevention

  Therese Antony, RN, CIC, Honored for Reducing Hospital’s Total Knee Infection Rate to Zero CHICAGO (May 20, 2013) — Therese Antony, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist at Weiss Memorial Hospital, has been named a hero by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The organization recognized Antony (pictured right) as an individual on the frontline of […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Doctor Receives a Prestigious American Cancer Society Award

Doctor, Cancer Survivor and 25-Year Volunteer Recognized for Leadership, Service and Commitment  CHICAGO (March 28, 2013) — The American Cancer Society has recognized internal medicine specialist Clement S. Rose, M.D., at Weiss Memorial Hospital with the 2012 St. George National Award. Dr. Rose also is a clinical associate professor of Medicine for the University of Illinois […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Designation

  The Blue Distinction® Designation Aids Consumers and Employers in Choosing High-Performing Hospitals CHICAGO (February 21, 2013) — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has named Weiss Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross […]

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Chicago Spine Center & Center for Integrative Medicine at Weiss Join Forces to Relieve Back Pain

  CHICAGO (February 20, 2013) — Up to 80 percent of Americans experience some degree of back pain during their lifetime, and according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality more than 19 million men and women seek medical attention for it. To better understand the cause of back pain and the best way to […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Names New Chief Executive Officer

CHICAGO (Jan. 14, 2013) — Vanguard Health System’s (now Tenet Healthcare) Chief Medical Officer in the Chicago market, Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D., M.P.H, M.B.A., assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer at Weiss Memorial Hospital, one of four hospitals part of the healthcare system in Chicago. Dr. Tedeschi, 51, will retain his CMO leadership responsibilities. “Tony’s doctor […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer

CHICAGO, Illinois (November 12, 2018) –  The Strauss Cancer Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital earned the three-year accreditation from The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS.)  To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a […]

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7 Warning Signs for Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is treatable, and the survival rate is high. Breast cancer is highly treatable when caught early before it has spread to other areas of the body. There are warning signs for breast cancer you can watch for. According to ASCO (a leading source of physician-reviewed cancer data), when breast cancer is isolated to […]

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