Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Loyola Named to 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 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.