According to The Hyde Park Herald 111 of 158 patients at Symphony South Shore test positive for coronavirus
More than 70% of patients at Symphony South Shore nursing home, 111 out of 158, have preliminary tested positive for the coronavirus after the parent network of nursing homes and the University of Chicago tested every patient and employee for the disease.
“Collaborating with UChicago Medicine is critical, and our patients could not be in better hands. On behalf of our patients, we especially thank Dr. Emily Landon and the rest of the team at UChicago Medicine for their expertise and assistance,” said Symphony Care Network CEO David Hartman in a statement, referring to the U. of C. Medical Center’s lead epidemiologist.
On Monday, Symphony announced the appointment of Alexander Stemer, an infectious disease and internal medicine specialist, to lead a system-wide COVID-19 response team of medical directors and infectious disease experts with Stacie Levine, the U. of C.’s geriatrics and palliative care section chief.
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