A group of state lawmakers is hoping to extend Medicaid coverage for new mothers to a year after they give birth to help reverse a rise in the death rate among pregnant Illinois women.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Fueled by a shift to value-based care, house calls are making a comeback.
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago plans to build a $27.5 million primary care and outpatient services center in Skokie.Read More
Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru has entered a preliminary agreement to join St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley and form a regional health network.
Lawmakers unveiled a slate of bills Tuesday morning aimed at reforming how managed care organizations operate in the state.
A state board put on hold a proposed surgery center from Quincy Medical Group during a contentious Tuesday meeting.
Mar 6, 2019 | Press Releases
Elmhurst Hospital’s Nurse Residency Program has been accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
Mar 4, 2019 | Press Releases
Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ("Nichi-Iko") and Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Nichi-Iko Group Company ("Sagent"), a leader of specialty pharmaceutical products with an emphasis on the injectable market, today announced that Sagent has acquired an FDA-approved manufacturing site in Raleigh, North Carolina, from Xellia Pharmaceuticals ("Xellia"). Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Dr. Mark Rosenblatt has been named dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.
Insurers would have to pay for treatments for people with Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses under a plan being discussed in the House.
Lawmakers questioned whether more oversight is necessary of pharmacy benefit managers at a three-and-a-half hour joint meeting of the House Prescription Drug Affordability and Accessibility and Insurance committees Friday in Chicago.
The Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans published a comprehensive billing guide this week in an effort to reduce claim denials and improve service to Medicaid patients.
Public colleges and universities in Illinois would be required to establish an expert panel to address mental health issues on campus under a bill approved Thursday morning by a House committee.