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Published on December 16, 2020

Northwestern Medicine Welcomes Palos Health

Palos set to Join NM on January 1, 2021

Palos Health will join Northwestern Medicine on January 1, 2021. Earlier this year, the governing boards for both organizations approved the merger and definitive agreement. All regulatory approvals have now been received. 

“We look forward to welcoming Palos Health to Northwestern Medicine,” said Dean M. Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. “We will join the physicians and staff of Palos Health to provide convenient access to world class care in the southwest suburbs.”

With Palos Health joining, Northwestern Medicine will offer care across Chicago at 11 hospitals and more than 200 ambulatory sites, provided by a combined workforce of more than 36,000 physicians, nurses and staff.

“This affiliation will only serve to enhance the already excellent quality of care provided to the community by Palos Health,” said Terrence Moisan, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Palos Health. “As a part of Northwestern Medicine, we will be able to further develop and grow specialized services for our patients and community. We look forward to a bright future together.”

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