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As New Owners Take Over Former Mercy Hospital, Activists Who Helped Save It Want To Know More About Deal With The City

Insight Hospital leaders are promising a $50 million investment in the first two years, reinstating the emergency department and having three community members appointed to the board in the next three months.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

New Mercy Hospital Owners Face ‘Deplorable’ Conditions And Mounting Debt. Can They Revive A Bronzeville Institution?

Insight Chicago's deal to buy Mercy Hospital was finalized last month. Now, the new owners are working to rejuvenate a 169-year-old hospital that nearly closed.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Mercy Hospital Sale Finalized, Saving Historic Bronzeville Hospital From Closing

Mercy must remain a full-service hospital, according to the agreement. New owners will meet with residents, activists and medical professionals Tuesday.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

With Mercy Hospital Sale Approved, Activists Demand Say In Leadership And Expanded Services

The coalition wants a fully-staffed emergency room, a behavioral health unit and for the hospital to resume being a teaching institution.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville Leaders, Neighbors Celebrate News Of Mercy Hospital Being Sold — But The Fight Isn’t Over

The pending deal would sell Mercy to a Michigan-based nonprofit for $1. Leaders say they hope the transfer would be completed by the end of May.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Activists, Health Care Workers Demand Pritzker, Lightfoot Keep Pressure On Mercy Hospital To Stay Open

Though a state board rejected Mercy's application to close, hospital officials are working to shut down by May 31. Activists want a moratorium on hospital closings and pressure from the city and state to ensure Mercy remains open.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

After South Side Hospital Merger Fails, Trinity Health Pursuing Plan To Open Oakland Urgent Care Center

The proposed Mercy Care Center could provide outpatient care to around 65,000 patients a year, serving the same South Side neighborhoods as Mercy Hospital.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Mercy Hospital To Close In 2021 After Plans To Merge With 3 South Side Hospitals Fell Through

A closure date is yet to be finalized, though it will occur between February and May.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

$1 Billion South Side Hospital Consolidation Dead After Legislature Fails To Approve Funding

The lack of funding will likely force hospital closures and further service cuts, hospital officials said in an open letter.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Hospital Merger Set To Be Finalized In June, Combining 4 Struggling Facilities

Coronavirus has "really shown us how much of a benefit we can provide to the South Side of Chicago if we were organized in a different manner," South Shore Hospital president Tim Caveney said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

New South Side Hospital Planned As 4 Struggling Hospitals Announce $1.1 Billion Merger

Advocate Trinity Hospital, Mercy Hospital, South Shore Hospital and St. Bernard Hospital announced their plan Thursday to replace their facilities with a new hospital and community health centers.

South Chicago, East Side

$34,000 Raised For Domestic Violence Research In Honor Of Slain Mercy Hospital ER Doctor Tamara O’Neal

O'Neal and two others were slain by her former fiance in a shooting at Mercy Hospital.

Downtown

Order Of Protection Against Mercy Hospital Shooter Was Terminated, Allowing Him To Get A Gun Legally

In the emergency order of protection, Juan Lopez’s ex-wife wrote he slept with a “pistol under his pillow."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

‘He Wanted To Make Everyone Better’: NW Side Neighbors Remember Officer Samuel ‘Sammy’ Jimenez

In addition to placing blue ribbons in the neighborhood, over $500 was raised for the family of slain officer Samuel “Sammy” Jimenez.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

As Mercy Hospital Emergency Room Reopens, Doctors Call For Gun Reform

Using the hashtag #ThisIsOurLane, medical professionals took to Twitter to call for gun reform after Dr. Tamara O'Neal's death.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Dayna Less, Killed In Mercy Hospital Shooting, Got Into Medicine To Help People After Her Own Health Issues, Devastated Family Says

Dayna Less was set to marry her childhood sweetheart next summer. Instead, her family is planning her funeral.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Doctor, Officer, Resident: Here Are The 3 Victims Of Mercy Hospital Shooting

Dr. Tamara O'Neal, Chicago Officer Samuel Jimenez and Dayna Less were slain in the Mercy Hospital shooting.

Bronzeville, Near South Side