Despite Order From State Board, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center Says It's Still Planning To CloseDespite a vote last week that Mercy Hospital & Medical Center could not close, staff members said plans to do so are still in the works.
Vote On Whether Mercy Hospital Stays Open Takes Place TuesdayThe Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board is meeting to decide the fate of Chicago's oldest hospital.
Longtime Mercy Hospital Nurse Loses Battle With COVID-19; OSHA Investigation UnderwayA longtime nurse at Mercy Hospital has died of COVID-19, and now her death is under investigation.
State Lawmakers, Area Residents Rally To Keep Bronzeville's Mercy Hospital OpenAn online petition to save Mercy Hospital has collected more than 4,000 signatures since it started on Sunday.
Illinois State Representatives To Join Community, Staff At Mercy Hospital RallyThe announcement of Mercy Hospital's impending closure seemed to come out of
Activists: Mercy Hospital Closing Will Create Health Care Desert For Bronzeville
Cook County Medical Examiner: 9 Month Old Joseph Myles Died Of COVID-19According to the Medical Examiner's Office, nine-month-old Joseph Myles was found unresponsive on March 23 by a family member. The little boy later died at Mercy Hospital in Chicago.
Family Of Man Misidentified At Mercy Hospital Meets The Family That Was At His Side When He DiedTwo families involved in one case of mistaken identity met for the first time Wednesday. One family's loved one was dying only to find out after the man died that he was really the other family's relative.
Families Of Elisha Brittman And Alfonso Bennett File Lawsuit After Man Who Died In Hospice Was MisidentifiedTwo families are coming together for the first time today to file a lawsuit after a man who died in hospice care was misidentified.
Illinois State Senator Plans Legislation To Prevent Misidentification After Man At Mercy Hospital Died With The Wrong FamilyChicago police misidentified a man languishing in a hospital bed, leaving the wrong family to stay by his side while he died. Now because of CBS 2 reports, a state lawmaker says she wants to take steps to make sure this doesn't happen again in Illinois.
Family Of Misidentified Man Who Died In Hospice With Another Man's Family Speaks For The First TimeFor the first time the family of Elisha Brittman, who was misidentified as another man by Chicago police and died with that man's family, is speaking out.
Man Misidentified In Hospital No Longer Receiving Disability And Medicaid After Being Declared DeadAlfonso Bennett's sisters were planning his funeral when he walked through the door, and now Bennett says the mix up is costing him money.
Identity Of Mystery Man At Mercy Hospital Solved, But Not Before Other Family Watched Him Take His Last BreathA mystery of a misidentified man who died at Mercy Hospital has been solved: Officials determined it was Elisha Brittman who was admitted to intensive care after being badly beaten.
Sisters Thought They Took Their Brother Off Life Support — Until He Walked Through The Front Door"It's sad that it happened like that. If it was our brother and we had to go through that, that would have been a different thing,. We made all kinds of decisions on someone that wasn't our family."
Investigation Underway After 2 Legionnaires’ Cases Reported At Mercy HospitalThe Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating after two reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago.