Fenrick, Katrina; Peterson, Kathryn; Pospichal, Marie
December 2004
Crain's Chicago Business;12/27/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 52, p133
This article presents a list of largest hospitals of Chicago, Illinois.Of the 18 hospitals reporting net earnings in 2003, seven saw increases from a year earlier. No. 19 Elmhurst Memorial Hospital says its bottom line increased fourfold to nearly $16 million because of cost-cutting, higher patient volume and changes in its payer mix. Typically, the more beds available, the more services a hospital offers. Top-ranked Northwestern Memorial Hospital leads the group with 665 available beds. An expansion at Condell Medical Center — which, among other things, doubled the size of its emergency room — enabled the Libertyville hospital to offer more services and turn away fewer patients.


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