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University of Chicago Medical Center

4 Arrested At Protest Demanding Adult Trauma Care At U Of C Hospital

Posted 01.28.2013 | Chicago

A peaceful sit-in protest at the University of Chicago Medical Center turned violent Sunday when police appeared and arrested four demonstrators, witn...

Pioneer Physician And Gastroenterology Specialist Dies At Age 102

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Dr. Joseph Kirsner, a pioneer in the field of digestive system disorders, died from kidney failure at his home in Chicago on Saturday. He w...

Protesters: U Of C Medical Center Needs To Treat Gunshot Victims

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

Protesters who pitched tents in front of the University of Chicago Medical Center over the weekend plan to stick around Monday, hoping they can convin...

Health Care Reform: Still An Original And Simple Proposal

Dr. Paul Toffel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Toffel

Whose plan gets my nod, for bipartisan reality and feasibility, to save and improve our unique, innovative American health care system and not saddle our country with unsustainable debt? I vote for Senator Max Baucus.

An Open Letter to Warren Buffett on Health Care: We Need You!

Dr. Paul Toffel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Toffel

Mr. Buffett, you're not in the health insurance market, but this might be the opportunity to bring your successful Berkshire companies to the table, to help solve the major issue of our time.

James Madara, University Of Chicago Medical Center CEO, Resigning Amid Controversy

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Chicago Medical Center CEO James Madara will step down this fall, according to an internal memo issued Friday by the university's presid...

Health-Care Reform: An Original And Simple Proposal

Dr. Paul Toffel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Toffel

Recently, when an old friend asked me if I had a simple solution for the medical insurance and access problems on the front pages of America's newspapers, I told him: "Yes, I do."

Students, Activists Rip University Of Chicago Over Hospital Agenda

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hours after a U.S. Congressman announced he was requesting a federal investigation into allegations of patient dumping at the University of Chicago Me...

Bobby Rush Wants Investigation Of University Of Chicago Hospital's Treatment Of Uninsured Poor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush wants a congressional hearing into allegations the University of Chicago Medical Center has refused treatment to ...

University Of Chicago Closing Women's Health Center

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The University of Chicago Medical Center says it's closing a women's clinic that serves thousands of people each year. Medical center...

University Of Chicago Hospital May Lose Medicare Certification After ER Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal officials are threatening to take away the University of Chicago Medical Center's Medicare certification after the death of a 78-year-old man ...

University Of Chicago Hospital Rethinking Program That Sent Patients Elsewhere For Critical Care

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer says the school's medical center is rethinking an existing program that redirects patients to other near...

The University of Chicago's Health Care Desertification Plan

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

It is now safe to say that the recently announced budget cuts at the University of Chicago Medical Center will leave Hyde Park without easily accessible primary care for everyone.

University Of Chicago Hospital Cutting 450 Jobs

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Chicago Medical Center will lay off 450 workers as part of a recently announced restructuring, the hospital said Monday. The cuts repre...

University Of Chicago Hospital Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Chicago Medical Center plans to lay off hundreds of employees as it works to cut up to $100 million from its budget, according to a pers...