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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

For Third Straight Year, Becker's Names Loyola to 100 Great Hospitals

MAYWOOD, IL – For the third year in a row, Loyola University Medical Center has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of “100 Great Hospitals in America.”
 
Hospitals on the list are known for multiple reasons, including having a strong history of medical innovation, providing top-notch care to patients and conducting leading-edge research.
 
The Becker’s editorial team selected hospitals based on rankings and awards from respected  sources, including U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and The Leapfrog Group. In examining each hospital, the editorial team considered questions such as "Would you take a loved one here for care?” and “Would this hospital be on a short list of places to visit for an important procedure or health issue?”

View the full list of 100 great hospitals in America.
 
According to Becker’s, each hospital on the list has a strong foundation of high-quality care, stellar credentials and a focus on doing what is right for patients. Listed hospitals are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as research hubs or local anchors of wellness.

Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.
 
Loyola physicians are national and international experts in their fields and members of the faculty of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Many physicians conduct research on heart disease, cancer, bone marrow transplant, organ transplant, orthopaedic problems, neurological disorders and other conditions. With four nationally ranked specialties, Loyola University Medical Center ranks among the top three Illinois hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Hospitals rankings. 

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 94 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 133,000 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.