Former Employees Of Shuttered Westlake Hospital File Labor Lawsuit Against Its Owner

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The former employees of the now-shuttered Westlake Hospital,1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, filed a federal class action lawsuit against Pipeline Health, the hospital’s owner, on Sept. 11.

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Pritzker Gets Involved In Westlake Matter Ahead Of May 7 Court Decision

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The months-long attempt by Pipeline Health, the California-based company that also owns West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, to close Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park underwent another dramatic twist that featured the governor getting involved just after a state agency approved Pipeline’s application to discontinue services at Westlake.

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Judge Orders Westlake To Stay Open Until May 1

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

On Tuesday, a judge ordered Pipeline Health, the owner of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, to keep the hospital open until at least May 1.

Earlier today, Pipeline Health officials announced in a statement that they temporarily suspended service at Westlake “due to concerns about its ability to continue maintaining a safe environment for patient care due primarily to declining staff rates.” Pipeline also issued 60-day notices to Westlake employees.

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