The University of Chicago Medicine broke ground on a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system’s largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana. The $121 million state-of-the-art care center, at I-65 and 109th Avenue in Crown Point, is expected to open in spring of 2024.
The Leapfrog Group gives the University of Chicago Medical Center its 21st consecutive A in hospital safety — one of only 22 acute-care facilities nationwide with such a record — while UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial gets another B.
The University of Chicago Medical Center gets its 20th consecutive A in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group and is one of only 23 acute-care facilities nationwide with such a record since the survey began in 2012.
The Crown Point Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) voted unanimously Monday evening to approve the University of Chicago Medicine’s requests to build a 116,000-square-feet multispecialty care center in Northwest Indiana.
UChicago Medicine earned its 19th consecutive ‘A’ grade in patient safety from industry watchdog The Leapfrog Group, garnering top marks despite the challenges faced by healthcare institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UChicago Medicine health system provided $567.1 million in community benefits and services to the South Side, and UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial provided $89.5 million to Harvey and nearby areas.
A $10 million grant from the AbbVie Foundation will support scientific and educational activities at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center under the leadership of a newly appointed Cancer Center Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD.