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

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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 West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.In addition to his current leadership role at Weiss, Dr. Tedeschi will lead the overall direction, strategy, and operations for the market’s four hospitals. Previously, Dr. Tedeschi served as a chief medical officer (CMO) and lead market executive for the four hospitals.

“Tony has done an outstanding job of juggling multiple responsibilities while helping to lead the market’s performance to the year-over-year improvement in clinical quality, engagement and growth,” said Erik G. Wexler, CEO of Tenet’s Northeast Region, which includes Chicago. “I am delighted that we are able to promote such a talented, dedicated and proven leader.”

“I am honored to assume this new leadership role,” Dr. Tedeschi said. “I look forward to taking our approach toward quality care and patient safety improvements market-wide, always keeping in mind the needs of the patients we serve.”

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Weiss Public Relations
(773) 564-7285