Midwest Heart Specialists, a cardiac-specialty group based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., has formally integrated with Advocate Medical Group of Oak Brook, Ill.
Midwest Heart, Advocate Medical integrate
The organization is now known as Midwest Heart Specialists-Advocate Medical Group. The parties signed a letter of intent last June; financial details of the integration were not disclosed. Midwest Heart Specialists was established in 1973, and its 50 doctors practice in clinics in the Chicago suburbs and in Rockford, Ill. The doctors will continue to provide services in their current locations, according to an Advocate Medical news release.
"Midwest Heart Specialists-Advocate Medical Group is poised to expand cardiology services for our patients in northern and central Illinois," Dr. James Dan, president of Advocate Medical Group, said in the release.
Advocate Medical Group includes more than 800 physicians and is part of nine-hospital Advocate Health Care, also based in Oak Brook.
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