Author: Ryan Voyles
Members of the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United voted “overwhelmingly” to approve a new four-year contract with the University of Chicago Medical Center, the union announced last week.
Illinois is among the top 10 states in the country for the number of residents living more than five years after being diagnosed with lung cancer, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.
Providers, insurers and lawmakers must work together to bolster Chicago's safety net system, David Smith, CEO of Third Horizon Strategies, said at an event Monday morning hosted by the Health Care Council of Chicago.
Mercyhealth won its appeal Monday to construct a 13-bed hospital in Crystal Lake.Read More
The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation will provide a total of $1.1 million to 12 health clinics in the state to support the integration of medical and dental care for children, the two groups announced last week.
A national union representing 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center has called off a strike planned for Tuesday after the two sides reached a tentative agreement on a new contract over the weekend.
Dr. Don Berwick, former administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has a scorecard for the public to use when considering healthcare reform plans.
Chicago State University will receive $2.5 million to begin work on a new nursing simulation laboratory, Gov. JB Pritzker announced earlier this week.
As patient care increasingly shifts to outpatient settings, hospitals across the country are shrinking and some are rethinking their delivery models.Read More
A fifth Illinois resident has died after being hospitalized from a vaping-related illness, the second death in as many weeks.
Middle-class Illinois residents now spend 10 percent of their total income on employer-sponsored health insurance, according to a report released Thursday by the Commonwealth Fund.
University of Chicago Medical Center temporarily closes trauma program ahead of planned nurses’ strike
The University of Chicago Medical Center has temporarily closed its Level 1 trauma center for adult and pediatric patients ahead of next week’s planned strike by more than 2,200 nurses.
The city of Chicago has launched a program intended to support the health and well-being of mothers, newborns and their families.