Author: Ryan Voyles
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese Breaks Ground on Expansion of Clinton County Rural Health Facility
Sep 11, 2019 | Press Releases
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese broke ground on Monday, September 9 on an expansion of the Clinton County Rural Health medical clinic, located on the campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital.
The executive director of an Oak Forest autism center has pled not guilty to federal fraud charges for allegedly obtaining at least $1.6 million from a private insurer for nonexistent therapeutic services, according to a statement last week from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Eight state lawmakers and the city of Blue Island are calling on the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board to delay a vote on MetroSouth Medical Center's closure. The board is set to meet Sept. 17.
Nearly 2,300 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center plan to hold a one-day strike next week to highlight concerns about staffing and patient care.
Health officials said Monday they have confirmed an additional four cases of Legionnaires' disease at a retirement home in Batavia, in addition to four other cases confirmed last month.
Advocates of nurse staffing ratios say a new survey conducted by a national nursing organization is further proof that Illinois should limit how many patients each nurse can care for at a time.
In the wake of recent deaths and hospitalizations related to electronic cigarettes, Sen. Dick Durbin has requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration do more to regulate the products.
Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration has an “ambitious timeline” for a $420 million broadband infrastructure expansion plan that includes telehealth as a main focus, one of his top aides said last week in Chicago.
HFS officials to implement changes after federal audit finds millions spent on deceased Medicaid beneficiaries
Department of Healthcare and Family Services officials said they will address issues raised by a recent federal audit that showed the state spent millions were spent to cover deceased Medicaid managed care beneficiaries.
A DuPage County Circuit Court judge has approved an agreement between the state of Illinois and Sterigenics that will allow the company to reopen its Willowbrook facility.
When it opened last month, the Center for Children and Families/Centro para Niños y Familias in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood set out to address the mental health of a very specific group: pre-kindergarten children.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board will take up an application by Blessing Health System to build a $21 million surgery center in Quincy at its Sept. 17 meeting, despite objections raised by Quincy Medical Group.
Illinois is set to receive $37.9 million from the federal government to fight the opioid epidemic, U.S. Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin announced Wednesday.
The state fined 33 nursing homes a total of $947,500 during the second quarter of the year.