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Weiss, Westlake and West Suburban hospitals to be sold to firm headed by Obama friend

Weiss, Westlake and West Suburban hospitals to be sold to firm headed by Obama friend

Tenet Healthcare announced plans Wednesday to sell Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital, Westlake Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center — its last three hospitals in the Chicago area — to an investment firm headed by Dr. Eric Whitaker, a close friend of President Barack Obama.

Texas-based Tenet Healthcare, which owns 68 hospitals across the country, plans to sell the for-profit hospitals to Whitaker’s TWG Partners and hospital management company Pipeline Health, which will operate the hospitals.

Whitaker’s plans for the three hospitals weren’t immediately...

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