Prosecutors on behalf of the University presented a plea bargain this afternoon. Toussaint Losier rejected it , while Jacob Klippenstein and Alex Goldenberg (A.B. ’06) ponder how to proceed.
Medical center’s new parking lot will reduce traffic in and around the facility.
A UCMC study has found a substance called CAPE in beehives that inhibits cancer cell growth.
Internal medicine residents are now equipped with iPads slung around their necks in an effort to keep residents at the bedside—and away from time-consuming stationary computers.
The University of Chicago Medical Center has no trauma center, which protesters believe factored into the death of 18-year-old Damian Turner
Ian Cumings’ memorial service planned for the fall; the Medical Center settles Neonatal ICU case
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) is considering a cost-efficient way to send doctors to nearby Provident Hospital, which faces closure due to financial struggles.
Medical and Divinity Professor Daniel Sulmasy was appointed to President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues last week.
“You can think of it as what the University of Chicago can do for the rest of the world,” GHI coordinator Jimin Kim said.
While a UCMC spokesman agreed the Medical Center was not in dire financial straits, he said cutbacks are necessary.
“It’s hard to wrap your brain around the level of devastation,” said a doctor who landed in Chicago last night, one of the original eight staffers who left last month.
“Just finished getting crushed,” a doctor wrote, referring to the volume of injured patients at the camp, “67 patients on 3 buses, after dark. Conditions quite intense, quite rough. Running short on tents, short on hands, several generators now, security intact. Many quite vulnerable people. Hungry and tired.”
Campus health care activists should shift their focus toward the bigger picture.
The fire was ignited by embers that fell into a seventh-floor storage space due to work being done on the roof, according to Fire Department spokesman Quention Curtis.
Votes reverse after pay and health benefits improve.
After months of criticism over his policy toward underinsured patients, Madara calls it quits.
The group gathered to denounce what it percieved as a pro-wealthy bias in its coverage
The union seeks renewed negotiations after voting no on a contract that it says did not reflect the hospital’s economic performance.
The Medical Center held a forum Monday to address student and community concerns on local health care access.
UCMC spokesman John Easton said discussions about closing the gynecological and obstetric care clinic have been underway for about a year, but were spurred along by the Medical Center’s $100 million budget cut earlier this year. Critics, however, allege that the new policies will create a two-tiered health care system in Hyde Park, where the University will treat patients with private insurance and transfer uninsured and publicly insured patients to local clinics.
A member of the Medical Center Board of Trustees and longtime community volunteer, Goldstein expressed his personal dedication to South Side health care.
News editors Michael Lipkin and Asher Klein discuss the closing of a neighborhood clinic, the story of St. Stephen’s Church, and Nathalie Gorman’s interview with star reporter David Sanger.
“The faculty has been disenfranchised,” a letter to Madara from faculty said. “[Madara’s] combined responsibilities as C.E.O. and dean have distanced [him] from faculty affairs and aspirations.”
Swine flu may have hit campus.
The Pritzker School of Medicine received a B grade last year on a scorecard which evaluated conflict of interest policies at academic medical centers
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) is forming a clinical collaboration with Holy Cross Hospital, a nonprofit hospital located on West 68th Street.
A graduate of the University of Chicago is refiling her suit against the school for not providing adequate medical treatment or a rape kit after she was date-raped in September 2005.
Vokes, an international authority on head, neck, and lung cancer who developed new approaches to cancer treatment, was appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine.
Public backlash surrounding the U of C Medical Center emergency room policies and standards of care have escalated in the last two weeks as the Center announced it will reevaluate its plans to reorganize the emergency room, and an unrelated February incident in the ER could jeopardize its ability to serve Medicare patients.
The U of C Medical Center came under fire yesterday when the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) said the hospital’s planned reduction in inpatient beds and policy of sending non-urgent patients to other medical centers verges on illegal.
The University should not forget the hospital’s role on the South Side
Laid-off workers protest perceived cuts in Hospital care
The University of Chicago Medical Center laid off 450 employees, almost five percent of its staff, Monday morning as part of its effort to comply with planned budget cuts of $100 million.
Falling endowment prompts accelerated restructuring, may lead to hundreds of job cuts
A University of Chicago Medical Center patient filed suit against the hospital and one of its surgeons Monday, charging medical negligence after receiving a kidney transplant in January 2007 that she later found infected her with HIV and Hepatitis C.
Senator Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) ten-page questionnaire about the University Medical Centers finances and care practices elicited a more than 1,000-page response.