Tag: health care

Flossmoor resident takes helm at South Suburban Hospital

Advocate South Suburban Hospital’s new president is Michelle Blakely, a 20-year resident of Flossmoor. Her goal, she says, is to work with a great staff to provide people the best health care possible. Blakely said she recognizes that “if we’re successful, we keep people out of our building. Nobody wants[Read More…]

RUSH and Franciscan Alliance agree to new partnership

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) and Franciscan Alliance Inc., have signed a letter of intent and associated services agreement that will provide advisory services to assist Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in graduate medical education and physician recruitment throughout 2022. Leaders from both health systems underscored the value of the[Read More…]

South Suburban Hospital gets approval to modernize its surgical suite

Advocate’s South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest received approval for a $97,630,432 modernization of its surgical suite.  The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board gave its approval to the project Oct. 30 after hearing Rashard Johnson, the hospital’s president, and a South Suburban Hospital team describe the need.  The project will[Read More…]

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Surgeon tops 1,000 robotic procedures

Advocate South Suburban Hospital announced Monday that Dr. Erik Swenson, a general surgeon at hospital in Hazel Crest, has completed nearly 1,300 robotic surgeries.   Dr. Erik Swenson has   completed more than   1,000 robotic surgeries.  (Provided photo) “I certainly feel a sense of accomplishment, but at the same time, I’m not winded.[Read More…]

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