Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

More questions surface about closed West Side hospital

The Chicago Tribune, September 3, 2013
As Naaman Durham lay unconscious in Sacred Heart Hospital in the final weeks of his life, his sister stood vigil, deeply troubled by the many questions she had. Why had her brother been transferred from his nursing home on the Far South Side to Sacred Heart some 10 miles away on the West Side, past hospitals that were closer to where he lived? Why had a tracheotomy tube been inserted into his windpipe? And what other treatment had he received?