Current Events, University of Chicago

U of C Med Center 2

Maroon stories about the Med Center, its new emergency healthcare system, and budget problems.  Part 2 of a series.

Medical Center cuts budget by $100 million

Falling endowment prompts accelerated restructuring, may lead to hundreds of job cuts.
http://www.chicagomaroon.com/2009/1/13/medicalcenter-cuts-budget-by-100-million

Medical Center lays off 450 employees

The University of Chicago Medical Center laid off 450 employees, almost five percent of its staff, Monday morning as part of its effort to comply with
blogs.chicagomaroon.com/2009/2/10/medicalcenter-lays-off-450-employees

Iowa senator presses Medical Center on level of community care

Nov 18, 2008 Senator Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) ten-page questionnaire about the University Medical Centers finances and care practices elicited a more than
http://www.chicagomaroon.com/2008/11/18/iowa-senator-presses-medicalcenter-on-level-of-community-care

Med Center income falls in fiscal ’06

The University of Chicago Medical Center took a hard hit in the 2006 fiscal year

, falling $33 million short of its budgeted operating income due to rising

blogs.chicagomaroon.com/2006/11/7/medcenter-income-falls-in-fiscal-06

As large numbers of laid-off University of Chicago Medical Center workers As of last week, the Medical Center will now turn away patients who arrive at

blogs.chicagomaroon.com/2009/2/17/laid-off-workers-protest-perceived-cuts-in-hospital-care

Feb 24, 2009 President Zimmer expected students would have concerns about the Medical Center. “I was not surprised,” he said in an interview with the

http://www.chicagomaroon.com/2009/2/24/students-press-zimmer-on-budget-cuts-revised-e-r-policy-at-forum

The U of C Medical Center came under fire yesterday when the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) said the hospital’s planned reduction in

http://www.chicagomaroon.com/2009/2/20/emergency-doctors-condemn-hospitals-referral-policy-as-illegal

Clinical trials

Feb 24, 2009 This is particularly evident at the University of Chicago Medical Center

(UCMC), which, in light of a worsening economic climate,http://www.chicagomaroon.com/2009/2/24/clinical-trials

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