Chicago Lakeshore Hospital has begun to transfer Medicaid and Medicare patients to other facilities after losing a court battle to retain federal funds.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Jan 6, 2020 | Press Releases
Midwest Express Clinic wants to make a huge splash in Chicago with the acquisition of MedSpring urgent care clinics in five vibrant city neighborhoods.Read More
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, joined all five of the state’s congressional Republicans in signing a legal brief last week that asks the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade and potentially overrule it.
An outbreak of illnesses related to vaping is getting better, federal health officials said last month.
Illinois joined 19 other states Friday in requesting that the U.S. Supreme Court review a lower court’s ruling on the individual mandate provision in the Affordable Care Act.
Jan 5, 2020 | Press Releases
Heart attacks will be detected faster and more accurately due to a new state-of-the-art, High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assay used by Alverno Laboratories. The assay was implemented in phases throughout Alverno’s network of...Read More
Metro East hospitals and community groups are banding together to try to turn the tide in one of the state’s unhealthiest communities.
Study: Chicago parents with special needs children more likely to report poor health compared to other parents
Chicago parents with special needs children were more likely to report themselves in poor health as compared to other parents, according to a study released Thursday by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Egyptian Health in Eldorado are each receiving up to $16 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to better coordinate physical and behavioral health needs for kids.
The city of Chicago will create a new coordinator to help connect residents with city and community trauma-response services, one of several steps Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday to "better align" the city’s mental health services.
HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Earns Blue Distinction Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries
Dec 19, 2019 | Press Releases
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has selected HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.Read More
Mercyhealth plans to establish a $5.3 million sub-acute care unit at Javon Bea Hospital-Rockton in Rockford, according to an application with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
More community involvement is needed to address violence in Chicago and its impact on public health, a panel of experts said this week.
Chicago Lakeshore Hospital was sued this week by the Cook County Public Guardian over allegations that several children were abused while receiving mental health services there and in the state’s protective custody.