Loyola Medicine plans to buy MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, further expanding its reach while adding another name to the list of suburban hospitals snapped up by Chicago-area health systems.

It also marks the beginning of the end of Tenet Healthcare Corp. in Chicago. The for-profit hospital chain, which owns MacNeal, has three other Chicago-area hospitals it plans to sell: Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park and West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park. Dallas-based Tenet is in discussions with potential buyers for those hospitals.

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