A federal agency recognized Illinois and nine other states last week for improving care at critical access hospitals over the past year.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Treatment of chronic diseases, the need for violence prevention and trauma resiliency, and health inequities were among the needs identified by residents of Chicago’s south side - representing nearly a quarter of the city's population - in a new report from the University of Chicago Medicine.
Durbin joins colleagues in request that HHS conduct more medical research on “fentanyl-related” scheduling
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and his colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee have asked the Department of Health and Human Services to provide a medical review of a Department of Justice request to classify all “fentanyl-related” products as a schedule I drug, or one with no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.
The Department of Public Health is adding information on maternal and child health to its Health Community Map. The new data includes low birth weight, breastfeeding, prenatal care in the first trimester, smoking during pregnancy and teen birth rates.
UnityPoint Health-Trinity recently submitted plans to discontinue a 29-bed unit for long-term nursing care.
The creation of a standardized preferred drug list format for Medicaid, a community-based mental health pilot and changes to the definition of a public health dental hygienist were among the pieces of legislation signed into law last week by Gov. JB Pritzker.
Blessing Health System plans to build a new $21 million facility in Quincy that will house its ambulatory surgical treatment center.
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services said they are working to submit to the federal government “as promptly as possible” an assessment on Medicaid managed care organizations, a key revenue generator in the new state budget.
Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center has released its own ratings of 70 of the top hospitals in the country, which it said provides a way to reconcile conflicting rankings.
Four Democratic presidential candidates laid out some of their healthcare priorities Thursday in Milwaukee.
Lincolnshire-based Nexus Pharmaceuticals will build a sterile drug manufacturing facility in southeast Wisconsin, according to a Wednesday statement.
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science announced Wednesday the opening of a new bioscience incubator in Lake County that will house therapeutic, diagnostic and medical device startups.
Sinai Health System has opened what it describes as Chicago's first comprehensive medical unit created to treat patients in mental health crisis, according to a Wednesday statement.
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park plans to end its open heart surgery services, pending approval from the Illinois Health Facilities Services and Review Board.
Federal health officials are pushing for more awareness among providers of a rare polio-like illness.