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Joseph Beatty named to new Chicago area hospital system board

Joseph Beatty named to new Chicago area hospital system board

Joseph Beatty, who earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, has been named to the 13-member Board of Trustees of the new health system created by the merger of Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare.  Beatty was a previous Chairman of the Edward Hospital Board of Trustees on which he had served since 2004.

Beatty is the former President and CEO of Telular Corporation, a publicly held provider of wireless monitoring solutions headquartered in Chicago.  He also received an MBA from the University of Chicago.

The merger, finalized on July 1, creates one of the larger integrated health systems in the state comprised of three hospitals – Edward, Elmhurst Memorial and Linden Oaks at Edward – with revenues of about $1 billion and more than 50 outpatient locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents.  The system employs nearly 7,700, has more than 1,680 physicians on staff and 1,700 volunteers.



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