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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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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Weiss Introduces New Senior-Friendly Emergency Room

Oct. 26th Open House Reveals New, Enhanced ER CHICAGO (Oct. 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 celebrated an Open House Wednesday, October 26, 2016, for neighbors to learn more about all […]

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Weiss Memorial Hospital CEO Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D. Recognized with Healthcare Leadership Award

  CHICAGO (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. “Our organization is […]

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Surgeon Joins Chicago Spine Center at Weiss

Renowned Spine Specialist Thomas McNally Leads State-of-the-Art Center CHICAGO (Jan. 18, 2016) – Orthopedic surgeon Thomas A. McNally, M.D., has been named director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He is known for minimally invasive surgical procedures, spinal fusions and balloon kyphoplasty techniques. Dr. McNally is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with […]

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