A new coalition in southern Illinois is working on ways to expand access to pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, and HIV care in the region.
Author: Ryan Voyles
The owner of a Cook County medical equipment company and its biller have been charged with defrauding Illinois out of roughly $685,000 in Medicaid funds, Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Thursday.
Behavioral health providers want Gov. JB Pritzker to steer $120 million in state and federal funds their way to address a workforce crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reinventing healthcare: the Aetna Connected Plan with CVS HealthTM is helping deliver cost-effective, accessible and easy healthcare
Oct 20, 2021 | Press Releases
The Aetna Connected Plan with CVS Health™ (NYSE: CVS) is a first-of-its-kind plan offering that will deliver the unique CVS Health® (NYSE: CVS) and Aetna capabilities in the Chicago market to help members access care when and where they need it – and at a more affordable price than a traditional plan.Read More
Health Care Council of Illinois partners with MATCCH Foundation, joins Collaborative to Reverse Health Inequities
Oct 20, 2021 | Press Releases
The Health Care Council of Illinois (HCCI) has announced a strategic partnership with the MATCCH Foundation (Minority Access to Comprehensive and Coordinated Healthcare) as part of its Collaborative to Reverse Health Inequities (CRHI), a network of community-based organizations focused on eliminating systemic barriers to health care in Chicago’s Black community to improve health outcomes.Read More
Chicago’s top cop said Tuesday that more officers are choosing to submit their COVID-19 vaccine status, as the back-and-forth between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the police union continues.
Six nurses at Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee have sued the system over claims it has rejected all exemptions from its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the Liberty Justice Center announced last week.
Review board holds public hearing on Northwestern Medicine’s plan to discontinue obstetric services at McHenry Hospital
Some concerns were raised Monday over a plan by Northwestern Medicine to discontinue its 23-bed obstetric services unit at McHenry Hospital.
Every nonmetropolitan Illinois county faces a shortage of primary care, mental health and oral health providers, according to a recent report by several state universities.
The union representing registered nurses at Community First Medical Center in Chicago said Monday they will stage a three-day strike at the end of the month over concerns of unfair labor practices and patient safety.
Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration reached another agreement with unions representing state workers for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, his office announced Monday.Read More
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday that a “very small number” of city police officers have started to be placed on no-pay status after refusing to report their COVID-19 vaccine status before last Friday’s deadline.