The federal government would impose a fee on e-cigarette manufacturers and importers to help fund prevention programs under a plan proposed by two Illinois lawmakers. The plan, sponsored by Sen Dick Durbin, D-Ill. and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Schaumburg, would establish a quarterly user fee under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which would direct the […]
Author: Ryan Voyles
Civica Rx announced last week plans to ship eight injectable medicines to its health system and hospital members through its partnership with London-based Hikma Pharmaceuticals.
Federal health officials have expanded the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period through early Wednesday morning.
African-American women in Chicago are six times more likely to die from pregnancy-related conditions than white women, according to a recent report from the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Nearly 300 people signed up for MoreCare, Cook County Health's new Medicare Advantage plan, during this fall's open enrollment period.
Registered nurses at Community First Medical Center in Chicago have voted to unionize.
State investigating Legionnaires’ disease cases possibly linked to Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
Health officials are investigating three cases of Legionnaires’ disease connected to patients at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.
Legislation planned for next year's spring session would remove pharmacy benefit managers from the state’s Medicaid program as well as health plans provided to state employees and retirees.
The Health Care Council Of Chicago Forms Partnership To Address Community Violence As A Public Health Focus
Dec 13, 2019 | Press Releases
The Health Care Council of Chicago (HC3), a member-led organization creating uncommon alignment to improve the health and vitality of Chicago, has formed a partnership with Acclivus, Forward Health Group, and NowPow to enhance...Read More
In March, Chicago and Cook County embarked on a unique collaboration aimed at providing housing and support services for homeless individuals with chronic conditions.
Improved access, better incentives to keep people healthy and more seamless care for patients topped the wish list of a panel of healthcare CEOs Thursday on what fixes they'd like to see for the healthcare system.
Illinois is the latest state to sue e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs.
Chicago-based Third Horizon Strategies is spearheading a plan to purchase MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island and return some services to the now-shuttered facility.
Chicago’s healthcare and life sciences industries are key to bolstering the city’s economy, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said this week.
Plans currently sold by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois on Healthcare.gov will include access to services at Northwestern Medicine, the two organizations announced Wednesday.
Illinois’ Healthcare.gov sign-ups continue to lag where they were last year heading into the final days of open enrollment.