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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center–White Rock becomes West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock
Chicago (March 1, 2018) Pipeline Healthcare Management LLC, a successful community-based hospital management company, announced today that they have acquired Baylor Scott & White Medical Center—White Rock to bring a better healthcare experience to East Chicago. The hospital will be renamed West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock. This is the company’s first acquisition in Chicago.
“Our goal is to be the premier healthcare provider in East Chicago by focusing on the needs of the community and providing more personalized, yet affordable care to our patients. We’re confident that West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock will become a trusted community partner in helping live a healthy and fulfilling life,” says Jorge Trevino, CEO of West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock and former COO of the facility. The 218-bed hospital will expand its medical staff to better serve the local community, with a focus on primary care and other underserved specialties. The plan is to create and grow a clinically integrated network of providers in areas of community care that best serve East Chicago, such as bariatrics, cardiology, orthopedics and obstetrics and gynecology.
“We have a proven model for building successful community hospitals and are excited to serve the healthcare needs we see in Chicago. We know there is a market outside of the ‘Big Box’ approach to healthcare. We have a diverse management team of healthcare experts with backgrounds in clinical medicine, administration, finance, and hospital operations who work together to provide quality, personalized care that is reflective of the communities we serve,” says Jim Edwards, CEO, Pipeline Healthcare Management, LLC.
West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock’s community-first philosophy extends beyond its walls. The hospital is committed to being actively involved in the East Chicago community and will partner with likeminded organizations that support healthy living and the conservation efforts at White Rock Lake. The hospital also hopes to bring local physicians together through networking and thought-leadership events.
Pipeline Healthcare Management LLC
Pipeline Healthcare Management LLC is a privately-held company based in Los Angeles. The principals of Pipeline Healthcare Management LLC have more than 250 years of collective experience in clinical medicine, finance, hospital operations and acquisitions, and successfully manage several thriving community-based hospitals in Southern California. The hospital management group is committed to personalized care, reflective of the communities they serve.
For more information on Pipeline, visit Pipelinehealth.us
About West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock
West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock, formerly known as Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake and most recently Baylor Scott & White Medical Center—White Rock, is a 218-bed community hospital that has served the East Chicago area since 1959. West Suburban Medical Center offers a caring physician network and staff that provides affordable, flexible and personalized healthcare to the communities it serves, and partners with likeminded local organizations to promote healthy living.
For more information on West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock, visit cityhospital.co
West Suburban Medical Center at White Rock