State and local officials are investigating a single case of Legionnaires’ disease that occurred at a nursing home in Bolingbrook.
Author: Ryan Voyles
A bevy of changes to Cook County Health and how much oversight the Cook County Board of Commissioners has on its operations were unveiled Thursday.
SEIU Healthcare, Pritzker administration approve new contracts for child care providers and home care workers
More than 45,000 child care providers and home care workers will see pay increases under two new contracts authorized Thursday by SEIU Healthcare and Gov. JB Pritzker's administration.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners will have a greater say on who takes over as the next CEO of Cook County Health.
Jan 16, 2020 | Top Stories
The Chicago city council signed off Wednesday on Dr. Allison Arwady as the city’s new public health commissioner.
Jan 15, 2020 | Press Releases
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) selected Carle as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.Read More
Illinois is the only state in the country that spent less of its own money on Medicaid in 2017 compared to 2000, according to a report from Pew Charitable Trusts.
UnityPoint Health-Trinity and Encompass Health have proposed a nearly $34 million rehabilitation institute on the former's Moline campus, according to an application filed with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
An anti-abortion law firm based in Chicago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a Louisiana law that requires doctors who perform the procedure to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Jan 14, 2020 | Press Releases
The first bioscience incubator in Lake County, Helix 51, which opened in May 2019, and RFU’s new Innovation and Research Park, expected to open early this year, represent an investment in affordable, state-of-the-art wet...Read More
Advocate Aurora Health is planning a $63.5 million expansion and modernization of the intensive care unit at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, according to an application filed with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
Private insurance plan members would receive up to three primary and mental health or substance use disorder treatment visits per year under a plan unveiled Monday by U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., joined Democratic colleagues on Monday in calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to take more sweeping action against flavored e-cigarette products.