By Kaitlin Schroeder, Staff Writer Street improvements, redeveloping the former Longfellow School and more local retail are all part of a Dayton group’s vision for the Salem Avenue corridor.The Salem Avenue corridor has lost significant businesses in recent years including Good Samaritan Hospital, which closed in July, moving 1,600 employees away. The hospital is scheduled to be demolished in 2019 and joins a list of pieces of community history and businesses that have closed, from the Salem Mall to Miracle Lane Shopping Center. READ MORE: Here’s when demolition of Good Samaritan Hospital should start The final recommendation for the redevelopment of the 13-acre Good Samaritan site will be presented at a meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 8 at Fairview PreK-6th School, according to CityWide Development, a private development corporation working on the redevelopment plan with Premier and Columbus-based Planning Next. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for … [Read more...] about What a Dayton group hopes to do with the area near the closed Good Samaritan Hospital
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Sometimes the key to a making a good decision is making an informed one. To help local students know the types of careers offered at the hospital, a panel of team members at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove hosted 20 teachers from Community High School District 99 on July 31. The visit was a part of the district's "Building Bridges" program, designed to facilitate visits to local businesses and learn about the skills students need to succeed in the future and what kinds of entry level jobs are available in the community.Members of the Advocate Good Samaritan team highlighted paths to entering into a number of different careers, highlighted Advocate's employee tuition reimbursement and certification programs and spoke about available positions throughout the hospital."Healthcare has many entry points and not all healthcare careers start with post high school education," said Vicky Sas, human resources manager at the hospital. "We look forward to exploring avenues of … [Read more...] about Advocate Good Samaritan connects with Downers Grove high schools on future student jobs
Recognized for delivering exceptional patient care, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has been named among the finest in Chicago and Illinois, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 Best Hospitals list. Advocate Good Shepherd tied for 19th in the Chicago metro area and tied for 25th in Illinois. Advocate Good Shepherd also was recognized as high performing in the following common adult procedures: heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. "Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top hospitals in the Chicago metro area and the state," said Karen Lambert, president of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. "This recognition is a reflection of our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff who deliver outstanding care each and every day. I commend them for their commitment to excellence."In all, U.S. News & World Report honored 10 Advocate hospitals with recognition this year. Those in addition to … [Read more...] about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Named Among Best in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove once again is included in the national list of "100 Great Community Hospitals" published by Becker's Hospital Review. The hospitals on this list are spread across the country, some not far from major metro areas and some in rural communities. Many of the hospitals on the list have been recognized for their clinical quality, operational excellence and economic impact on the surrounding areas. Becker's has published a version of this list annually since 2011. For the purposes of this list, Becker's defines a "community hospital" as one with fewer than 550 beds. Becker's noted Good Samaritan's "exponential growth in the last four decades" in addition to its features of serving as the only Level 1 trauma center in DuPage County and its certified Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit.Dominica Tallarico, executive vice president of Advocate Aurora Health Care's Central Region, said the recognition is validation of the high quality, safe … [Read more...] about Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital again one of ‘100 Great Community Hospitals’ in U.S.
By Max Filby, Staff Writer DAYTON — Good Samaritan Hospital officially closes at 12:01 Monday morning, ending its more than 85-year run as one of Dayton’s health care providers.The final patients at Good Samaritan had all been treated and transferred or discharged as of 6 p.m. Friday, said Premier Health spokesman Ben Sutherly. Good Sam’s emergency room closed Thursday, a few days before the entire hospital was set to shut down.“Since the emergency department at Good Samaritan Hospital’s Philadelphia Drive location closed at noon on Thursday, we have had a handful of people seek medical attention at the campus,” Sutherly said via email on Sunday. “We have provided the appropriate care and guidance to those individuals.” MORE ON GOOD SAM CLOSING » How the Good Sam ER closure will affect other area hospitals and patients » Mayor calls for delay in Good Samaritan demolition in wake of federal … [Read more...] about Good Samaritan Hospital officially closes down for good early Monday