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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Loyola Named to Becker's List of 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopaedic Programs

Becker's List of 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopaedic Programs

MAYWOOD, IL –  Loyola University Medical Center has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2017 list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopaedic Programs.

Becker's said hospitals on the list are national leaders in orthopaedic care. Many are high-volume centers recognized locally and nationally for quality care, outcomes, innovations, leading research departments and well-respected surgeons. Centers could not pay to be included on the list.

In developing the list, Becker's editorial team examined several rankings and ratings, including U.S. News & World Report rankings for orthopaedics, CareChex rankings for major orthopaedic surgery, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Centers for hip and knee replacement and the program's reputation for innovation.

Loyola's orthopaedic specialists provide skilled diagnosis and treatment of routine and complex orthopaedic injuries, conditions and diseases in adults and children. The clinically integrated orthopaedics team includes surgeons, sports medicine physicians, radiologists, oncologists, nurses, physiatrists, therapists and pain management specialists. Loyola's orthopaedics program is ranked 39th in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings.

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering business and legal news and analysis about hospitals and health systems.


About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 129,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.