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Author: Jack Kelly

Northwestern Memorial Hospital becomes the first Level 1 Geriatric Emergency Department in Illinois

CHICAGO, IL, February 20, 2019 – An estimated 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day increasing the demand for geriatric healthcare. The nation’s emergency departments are on the frontlines of providing care to an aging population with an estimated 20 million people 65 and older visiting emergency departments each year. Northwestern Memorial Hospital was among […]

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Pritzker announces new leader for Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Governor J.B. Pritzker has named Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, to head the Department of Veterans’ Affairs after his previous appointment, Jaime Martinez, executive director of Illinois Joining Forces, asked to have his name removed from consideration.

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