Illinois is at a “critical need” for blood donations, Margaret Vaughn, the government affairs director for the Illinois Coalition of Community Blood Centers, told Health News Illinois this week.Read More
Author: Ryan Voyles
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said a plan unveiled Thursday on how the city can economically recover from the COVID-19 pandemic will provide a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to address inequity issues.
Seven Illinois hospitals were among the top 100 in the nation, according to a ranking recently released by IBM Watson Health.
Arlington Heights’ Northwest Community Healthcare plans to merge with NorthShore University HealthSystem, the two organizations announced Wednesday.
Gov. JB Pritzker called on the federal government to implement a national face covering mandate and to outline a containment strategy for the COVID-19 pandemic in testimony before a congressional committee on Wednesday.
Northwestern Medicine was given the green light last week on two projects, with a combined cost of nearly $107 million, that will expand care at its downtown Chicago hospital and open a new medical office building in Bloomingdale.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic cost Illinois a revenue shortfall of just over $1.1 billion during the recently concluded fiscal year, according to a new report from the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed off Tuesday on a new hospital assessment program as well as the healthcare omnibus approved during May’s abbreviated spring session.
Jul 8, 2020 | Press Releases
Lime today announced that it plans to provide free scooter rides to health care workers, first responders and other frontline workers during Chicago’s second scooter pilot.Read More
Urbana-based Carle Health has formally acquired BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Eureka Hospital and other affiliated sites from Advocate Aurora Health, the health system announced last week.
A Chicago city council committee began conversations Monday on whether to ban flavored tobacco products in the city.
The weekly number of COVID-19 deaths at Illinois’ long-term care facilities has dropped below 100 for the first time since the state began releasing such data two months ago.
Centene’s Meridian Health Plans of Illinois will acquire NextLevel Health’s 54,000 Medicaid managed care members, the two companies announced last week.