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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Loyola Named to Becker's Hospital Review's List of 100 "Great Oncology Programs"

Loyola Named to Becker's Hospital Review's List of 100 Great Oncology Programs

MAYWOOD, IL –  Becker’s Hospital Review has named Loyola University Medical Center to its 2016 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.”

Becker’s said the selected programs “are leading the way in clinical expertise, patient outcomes and influential cancer research.”

Becker's selected hospitals based on rankings and awards from recognized sources including U.S. News & World Report cancer rankings, CareChex cancer care rankings, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accreditations and Blue Distinction Center recognition from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news relating to hospitals and health systems.

Loyola’s Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, which brings together a wide range of medical experts who evaluate conditions and provide a comprehensive treatment plan, often on the first visit. The Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center offers the latest treatments delivered with compassionate care. Patients also have the opportunity to participate in national research studies with new drug therapies and access to complementary and supportive care, which includes art therapy, massage therapy, biofeedback, pain management, nutritional counseling, psychotherapy and pastoral care.

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.