September 9, 2021
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem and Edward-Elmhurst Health announced plans to merge under a new nine-hospital parent entity. Should the deal go through, the resulting system would serve a region of more than 4.2 million Illinois residents and employ roughly 25,000 people and more than 6,000 physicians. The health systems will also direct $100 million into new community investment funds to support health equity, well-being, and local economic growth. (Press release here; Articles here and here)