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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN, Named Chief Nursing Officer at Loyola University Medical Center

Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN

MAYWOOD, IL – Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, has been named chief nursing officer of Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), effective December 9, 2019.

In this role, Carrigan will oversee all inpatient and ambulatory nursing departments and serve as a member of the LUMC leadership team. Carrigan will also serve on the faculty of the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division’s Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

"We are excited to have Tim joining us in this role at Loyola University Medical Center," said Peggy Norton-Rosko, regional chief nursing officer for Loyola Medicine. "His experience and expertise in the nursing field will be of incredible value to Loyola as we continue to grow and improve our care delivery system."

Carrigan has more than 14 years of progressive nursing leadership experience in academic settings. He has a history of innovative and strategic leadership focused on balanced health outcomes. Carrigan is nationally recognized for improving patient care delivery and care coordination.

Carrigan most recently served as chief administrative officer for the cardiac service line at Rush University System for Health and was an assistant professor in Rush’s College of Nursing. He also held positions with Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Carrigan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and Political Science from Millikin University and a PhD in Nursing Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Nurse Executive of the Nurses Credentialing Center.

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.