Illinois continues to have conversations with its federal partners regarding proposed changes to its 1115 waiver for behavioral health services.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Construction will start this week on two new shelter sites in Chicago that will house up to 2,200 asylum seekers, Gov. JB Pritzker and the Department of Human Services said Monday.
PCORI awards $500K to Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care as part of health systems implementation initiative
Nov 27, 2023 | Press Releases
Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care, both part of Advocate Health, have together been awarded $500,000 in funding to support their joint participation in the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Health Systems Implementation Initiative (HSII).Read More
Nov 27, 2023 | Top Stories
More than 70,000 Illinoisans have signed up for 2024 health insurance coverage through Healthcare.gov, according to federal data released last week.
The Department of Public Health and the State Board of Health will hold virtual meetings this week for input on plans to address the biggest public health issues in Illinois.
Nov 27, 2023 | Top Stories
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is pushing two major pharmaceutical manufacturers for answers on the lack of access to an immunization that can prevent severe disease from respiratory syncytial virus in babies.
More than 1 in 10 children brought to hospitals by ambulances in recent years were experiencing behavioral health emergencies, according to a study by researchers at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Northwest Community Healthcare opened an outpatient care center in Schaumburg on Monday.
Those who lived near the former Sterigenics sterilization facility in Willowbrook have a greater risk of cancer, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine expand multi-center national study on blood pressure interventions to Advocate Health sites in Illinois
Nov 20, 2023 | Press Releases
Managing blood pressure among stroke survivors is essential in reducing the risk of recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events, but questions remain about the best way to provide care and support patients who are at risk.Read More
State and Chicago leaders cut the ribbon last week on a new Chicago facility that will provide nursing care and mental health support for youths in the state’s care with complex medical needs.
Illinois and the city of Chicago continue to rate poorly for premature births, according to a recent report by March of Dimes.
Nov 19, 2023 | Press Releases
Aetna Better Health of Illinois®, a CVS Health® company (NYSE: CVS), announced a collaboration with Connections for the Homeless, a local provider of services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in suburban Cook County.Read More