Author: Ryan Voyles

Lawmakers, SEIU blast Trinity Health’s plan to replace Mercy Hospital

Lawmakers and SEIU Healthcare blasted Trinity Health’s recently unveiled plan for a new outpatient care center on Chicago’s south side this week, arguing it does not go far enough to offset the damage caused by the potential closure of Mercy Hospital and Medical Center.

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Ezike calls for Illinoisans to take personal responsibility on COVID-19

Illinois’ top public health official called on state residents to take personal responsibility to help prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, including wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing.

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Gateway Foundation’s Thomas Britton talks delivering substance use treatment during COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has only exasperated the need for substance use treatment, said Thomas Britton, CEO of Chicago-based addiction treatment provider Gateway Foundation. But with more Illinoisans staying at home comes the added challenge of shifting care that's traditionally been delivered in person to virtual.

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