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Loretto Hospital CEO George Miller Out After Block Club Chicago, BGA Investigations

Loretto CEO George Miller's departure comes a year after Block Club Chicago revealed the hospital vaccinated ineligible people with ties to administrators, including at Miller's suburban church. The FBI is investigating.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

FBI Investigating Vaccinations At Loretto Hospital CEO’s Suburban Church

The probe focuses on the city’s role in vaccinations done at the suburban church when West Siders were struggling to get their shots.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

FBI Investigating Loretto Hospital’s Vaccination Program As Part Of A Criminal Probe

After Block Club Chicago reported how doses went to ineligible people with ties to hospital administrators, a federal grand jury opened a criminal investigation.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

City Is Cooperating With FBI Investigation Of Loretto Hospital, Lightfoot Says

"They've asked individuals questions about things related to Loretto," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of the federal investigation into the West Side hospital.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Union Says Workers Need Meeting With Leaders, Spots On Board Amid State Investigation

A union for more than 200 Loretto workers said it's asked to meet three times with hospital leaders amid the scandals — only to be ignored.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Under Investigation For ‘Potential Misuse Of Charitable Assets’

The Illinois Attorney General’s Office is investigating the West Side hospital after Block Club Chicago and the Better Government Association disclosed insider contracts.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

After Loretto Hospital Exec’s Pal Got $4 Million In Contracts, Patient Complaints And Assaults Soared

Locked inside Loretto’s psychiatric ward for five days, one man risked his life to flee.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago Hospital Workers Want Regulators Take Action On Short Staffing To Protect Patients

Short staffing at Loretto Hospital and other area medical centers has diminished the quality of patient care and posed occupational risks to workers, members of the SEIU Healthcare Illinois union said.

Citywide

Vaccination Clinic Opening At Loretto Hospital — But City Will Manage It After Hospital’s Scandals

The city will manage all operations at the clinic to start with, including ensuring vaccines are appropriately administered and reported to the state's tracking system.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Doctor Tied To Loretto Hospital Had His Family Vaccinated With West Side Hospital’s Supply In The Suburbs

Once again, a West Side safety net hospital admitted to improperly distributing its supply of vaccines outside the city to those connected with hospital executives.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

State Sen. Lightford Defends Loretto CEO Amid Vaccination Scandals

State. Sen Kimberly Lightford is vice chairman of the board that will decide Loretto CEO George Miller's fate. Miller has donated at least $2,500 to a political fund run by Lightford.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Embattled Loretto Hospital Executive Resigns After Vaccine Scandals

Loretto Chief Operating Officer Dr. Anosh Ahmed resigned Wednesday night after more than a week of revelations about improper vaccinations.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Got Vaccines To Help Black West Siders — But More Than Half Of Early On-Site Shots Went To White And Asian People

The hospital also admitted to vaccinating ineligible people at Trump Tower and a luxury jewelry shop, according to an audit obtained by Block Club Chicago and the Better Government Association.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Luxury Gold Coast Watch Shop That Got Improper Vaccinations Has Very Important Customer: A Loretto Hospital Executive

Aside from Trump Tower and a suburban church, Loretto Hospital held a March 3 vaccination event at a Gold Coast shop called Geneva Seal, which sells jewelry and designer watches for tens of thousands of dollars.

Downtown

West Side Resident Launches Petition Calling For Removal Of Loretto’s President Amid Vaccine Scandals

The community cannot have faith in Loretto Hospital while President George Miller sits at the helm, said Mary Gardner, who started the petition.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Powerful State Senator Got Caribbean Trips, Campaign Donations And Cash Through Loretto Hospital

State Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford accepted campaign contributions from a Loretto Hospital contractor and Caribbean travel as part of her board duties.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loretto Hospital Needs Independent Investigation Into Vaccine Scandals, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Loretto has repeatedly assured Lightfoot it's "come clean" — only for yet another scandal to come out, the mayor said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Another Group Favored By Loretto Hospital Exec Got Vaccinated Early: Gold Coast Steakhouse ‘Higher-Ups,’ Sources Say

Employees at Maple & Ash, a restaurant frequented by Loretto Hospital Chief Operating Officer Dr. Anosh Ahmed, received vaccines from the West Side hospital’s supply, sources said.

Downtown

Block Club Chicago A Finalist For 9 Chicago Journalists Association Awards

Block Club is a finalist in the breaking news, public service and photography categories, among others.

Citywide

Loretto Executives Keep Jobs After Vaccine Scandals Force Emergency Board Of Directors Meeting

The hospital and its leaders have faced heavy criticism from city officials, who said they let "well-connected" people cut the vaccine line instead of prioritizing West Side residents.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
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