Melrose Park Sues Westlake Owners; Claims Fraud, Conspiracy Related To Hospital’s Closing

Thursday, March 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The village of Melrose Park has filed a state lawsuit against the new owners of Westlake Hospital. The action comes one day before state officials hold the first of two hearings designed to explore the community impact of closing the safety net hospital.

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Pipeline Health Explains Decision To Close Westlake

Sunday, February 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where Westlake’s in-patient services will be located once the Melrose Park hospital closes, according to Pipeline Health officials. | File

Representatives with Pipeline Health, LLC and TWG Partners — the two for-profit entities that purchased Westlake Hospital in January before announcing over the weekend plans to close the hospital — recently explained their motives in a recent statement and Chicago Tribune interview.

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