Welcome to Loretto Hospital. Loretto Hospital is an acute care community hospital that serves over 33,000 patients each year from Chicago's Austin and surrounding communities. As a not-for-profit, community-focused health care provider, we offer a unique, patient-centered healthcare delivery system that promotes general wellness and education in the communities we serve. Through our partnerships with physicians, research institutions, area residents and local businesses, we strive daily to be your health care provider of choice.
TUNE IN THIS SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016 TO THE DORIS DAVENOPORT SHOW (WPNA RADIO 1490 AM) FROM 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. AS LORETTO HOSPITAL'S CEO DR. SONIA MEHTA AND IL. STATE REP. LASHAWN K. FORD DISCUSS THE NEWLY FORMED WEST SIDE HEROIN TASK FORCE AND THE HEROIN EPIDEMIC ON CHICAGO'S WEST SIDE.
LORETTO HOSPITAL'S 26TH ANNUAL VISIT WITH SANTA IS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016 FROM 10 A.M. - 12 P.M. AT THE COLUMBUS PARK REFECTORY, 5701 W. JACKSON BLVD. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.
Today, November 15, 2016, from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (UTC-6:00) Central Time (US & Canada), MBGH will host a webinar entitled “Complying with the ACA and Best Practices in Worksite Smoking Cessation Programs”.To register, go to click here
The Chicago Department of Health will host "Nobody Quits like Chicagoland," a week-long anti-smoking campaign kicking off on November 14, 2016. Events throughout the week will aim to raise awareness about resources available to help Chicagoans quit smoking. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS.
Join us on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for our first Diabetes Clinic! The event will feature: free glucose and blood pressure screenings; a live cooking demonstration; health education and information; fitness demonstration; raffle prizes and more. For more information Click here.
Join the West Side Heroin Task Force as it hosts its first Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Loretto Hospital, 645. S. Central Avenue, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. To learn more, CLICK HERE
Help Loretto Hospital "Paint Austin Pink!" by participating in our signature $50 Mammogram Program.
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Join the Austin area business community for an evening of networking for a cause as Loretto Hospital launches...Paint Austin Pink! Paint Austin Pink is an education and outreach initiative for the Loretto Hospital Mammography Program/Women’s Imaging services. The program’s focus is to utilize the local business community as a vehicle for community education. The initiative will kick-off on October 1, 2016 and run concurrently with the Loretto Hospital $50 Mammogram Program. Austin area data will be provided by the Metroplitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. To register, CLICK HERE
The West Side Heroin Task Force shines light on Chicago’s West Side heroin crisis at press conference - CHICAGO, IL – August 31, 2016 – Today in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, the West Side Heroin Task Force (WSHTF), spearheaded by Representative La Shawn K. Ford, (8th), Loretto Hospital, and the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy at Roosevelt University, held its first press conference at the James R. Thompson Center to announce its inauguration as well as to release supporting research conducted by Roosevelt University titled, “Hidden in Plain Sight: Heroin’s Impact on Chicago’s West Side, which examines heroin’s impact on Chicago’s West Side. Click Here to read more.
Loretto Hospital, Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (8th) and the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy to hold Press Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016
Loretto Hospital receives competitive star rating by CMS. CHICAGO, IL August 12, 2016 – Loretto Hospital received 3 out of 5 stars in the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, a new quality measures by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which was recently released for the first time. CLICK HEREto read full press release.
Loretto Hospital’s Annual Back-to-School Fitness Fun Fest is back for its 6th consecutive year! The event will be held on August 27, 2016.The fitness fun fest will begin at 12:30 am – 3:30 pm at Columbus Park, 5701 W. Jackson Blvd (enter on Central & Jackson). Participants will enjoy a healthy lunch and treats, along with entertainment by a surprise celebrity, and activities. Limited space is available. To register for this event call 773-854-5063. For more information CLICK HERE.
Calling all men! Don't let your health take a back seat. Learn about health conditions and diseases that men face and ways to prevent or treat them at our annual West Side Men's Health Fair!The event will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Loretto Hospital. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Loretto Hospital's 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment Report is now available for download. CLICK HERE to download the report.
Request for Proposals for Construction Projects. Loretto Hospital is currently seeking proposals from general contractors and contractors for various construction projects. CLICK HERE to download RFP.
Loretto Hospital gets an ‘A’ Grade from Leapfrog on Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
Loretto Hospital received a grade of ‘A’ on its Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Scores, according to a new report which will be officially released on October 28, 2015 by Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. that rates hospitals nationwide to help steer employees towards providing a higher quality health care.
In previous Leapfrog surveys, Loretto Hospital received high scores in the key areas of hospital safety and quality. Last October, Loretto Hospital received an ‘A’ as a result of the vast improvements throughout the hospital, which included structural enhancements, bringing on new staff, and its new healthcare affiliations to expand upon the hospital’s healthcare services. Performance data reflected from 2012-2013 records Loretto Hospital as a B-rated facility, which included the procedures and management structures the hospital had in place to protect its patients from medical errors, infections, accidents, and injuries.
Dr. Sonia Mehta’s three-peat inclusion in Becker's Top 100 Physician Leaders in Illinois
For the third year in a row, Loretto Hospital's CEO and CMO, Dr. Sonia Mehta, has been included among the 2015 list of top 100 leaders by Becker's Hospital Review, a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.
The list is published each year to feature hospital and health system executives that hold medical degrees or are doctors of osteopathic medicine. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selects leaders through an editorial review process who have risen to the forefront based on their healthcare leadership experience, accolades and commitment to promoting quality healthcare.