A Cook County judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday that will prevent Pipeline Health from closing Melrose Park's Westlake Hospital - at least until another court hearing scheduled for Tuesday.
Author: Ryan Voyles
A new Department of Public Health advisory committee charged with raising awareness of cannabis' health effects is part of a comprehensive package announced this weekend that would make Illinois the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., is joining with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., on a plan to increase funding, training and support for family caregivers.
The American Heart Association has launched a social impact fund in Chicago intended to improve community health by addressing economic growth, access to healthy food, housing and educational opportunities.
The village of Melrose Park has sued Pipeline Health and the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
As the legislative session enters its final month, the issue of enforcing staffing numbers at nursing homes is front-and-center for the Illinois branch of AARP and its director, Bob Gallo.
Loyola Medicine and Palos Health said Wednesday that they will end discussions about a potential merger.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has opened its first neighborhood-based center in Chicago with the goal of improving community health through wellness classes and connections to social services.
Despite a rocky start, the vendor of the online state employee health insurance program is now operating as intended, the head of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services said Tuesday.
The state review board signed off Tuesday on Pipeline Health’s request to close Westlake Hospital after a motion to defer the decision failed to pass.
Apr 29, 2019 | Press Releases
Swedish Covenant Health recently celebrated the opening of its beautiful Andersonville Primary Care Practice, The Clark which offers Chicago residents an entirely new approach to primary medical care.
As lawmakers mull potential changes to the state's Medicaid managed care program, the association representing managed care organizations said plans and providers “must take accountability” and work together to improve the process.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., joined several Senate colleagues last week in asking the federal government about its efforts to address drug companies infringing on government-held patents, following reports of a company profiting from an HIV prevention drug.
The Illinois Department of Public Health wants to ensure that every kid in the state has the opportunity to get vaccinated, Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Friday.
Doors Opening at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois’ First Neighborhood CenterDoors Opening at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois’ First Neighborhood Center
Apr 29, 2019 | Press Releases
CHICAGO – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is opening a new door to help build healthier communities. The Blue Door Neighborhood Center is the first-ever neighborhood-based center for BCBSIL. The center is aimed at improving community health by addressing common health challenges with wellness classes, connections to social services and customer engagement […]