Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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 University Health System

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), located on a 61-acre campus in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH) on a 36-acre campus in Melrose Park, and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. At the heart of LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital that houses the Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, a burn center, a children's hospital, and Loyola Outpatient Center. The campus also is home to Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. The GMH campus includes a 247-licensed-bed community hospital, a Professional Office Building with 150 private practice clinics, 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.

About Trinity Health

Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 93 hospitals, as well as 122 continuing care programs that include PACE, 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 $17.6 billion and assets of $23.4 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 131,000 colleagues, including 7,500 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health 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. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org. You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.