A startup company founded by UIC researchers in the department of biochemistry and molecular genetics, recently has secured nearly $1 million in total funding to help it further develop a less toxic version of chemotherapy commonly used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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Illinois’ Medicaid enrollment stayed mostly flat in April, adding just 359 people to the rolls.
A coalition of Chicago-area hospitals and social service organizations are taking steps to improve healthcare access and create a more welcoming environment for immigrants living in Illinois.
A state commission heard from healthcare policy analysts and advocates last week on how best to provide substance abuse treatment.
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has been an outspoken advocate for increased transparency in how the state spends its money. She recently spoke with Health News Illinois about the budget, paying down the state’s $6.4 billion bill backlog and Medicaid managed care.Read More
Jun 13, 2019 | Top Stories
Advocate Aurora Health is offering a voluntary early retirement program to around 300 of its managers, according to a Wednesday statement.
Rush University Medical Center broke ground Wednesday on a $450 million outpatient center on the west side of Chicago that's funded in part by the system's largest ever financial gift.
Jun 12, 2019 | Press Releases
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration of Community Living recently awarded the Latino Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Alliance (LAMDA) with nearly $1 million for the next 3 years.
The operators of MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island plan to close the facility by the end of the year unless they can find a new buyer.
Gov. JB Pritzker reaffirmed Tuesday his administration’s support to address access to mental health treatment and services.
A new report by the Commonwealth Fund found Illinois in the middle of the pack nationally and regionally in terms of its overall healthcare.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has called for an investigation into a data breach at the American Medical Collection Agency, which possibly exposed the personal information of nearly 20 million patients.
Cook County Health and Medical Home Network’s Accountable Care Organization are extending their nearly five-year partnership until at least 2021.
The head of the state’s hospital association joined business leaders from across the Chicago area in asking to be exempted from a proposed ordinance requiring employers to schedule workers two weeks in advance and pay them for last-minute changes.