Marion Hospital Corporation and Quorum Health Corporation plan to discontinue their obstetric services at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Panelists discussed innovative ways they are addressing the social determinants of health - and what more can be done - at a panel this week convened by Health News Illinois in Chicago.
Panelists make business case for investing in social determinants of health, stress need for more partnerships
Providers and payers are increasingly optimistic that investing in the social determinants of health will pay off in the long run. But panelists at a Health News Illinois event Tuesday at MATTER in Chicago also stressed the need for more collaboration.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and a coalition of 41 of his colleagues across the nation this week released a full, unredacted complaint against 20 national generic drugmakers named in a price-fixing lawsuit.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law Friday restrictions on ethylene oxide emissions that he says are the strictest in the nation.
A Department of Public Health official confirmed late last week they are investigating a complaint by a nurses union accusing the University of Chicago Medical Center of putting patient safety at risk by not staffing to necessary levels and failing to provide equipment such as IV pumps.
Cook County Health's Medicaid health plan CountyCare is not generating enough revenue to pay its bills each year and an "extraordinary" infusion from another source may soon be needed, according to a report released Friday by the county's Inspector General Patrick Blanchard.
IlliniCare Health is partnering with New York-based Quartet Health on an initiative aimed at better integrating mental health services with primary care.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that new rules barring most abortion referrals for providers receiving a federal family planning grant can go into effect as a challenge filed by Illinois and others works its way through the court system.
Last month, John Peller, president of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, joined Gov. JB Pritzker in announcing the Getting to Zero Illinois initiative. Its goal is to end the HIV epidemic by 2030.
Jun 20, 2019 | Press Releases
Northwell Health today announced a partnership with software platform NowPow to better empower patients to get help in overcoming their social determinants of health—the conditions in their daily lives that make it difficult for them to get or stay healthy.
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