Author: Ryan Voyles
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.
Anderson Healthcare and Kindred Healthcare plan to build a $26 million rehabilitation hospital in...Read More
The head of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association is asking the state’s senior senator to look at Illinois as an example of how to address unanticipated medical bills, an issue gaining steam in Congress.
Jun 19, 2019 | Press Releases
The University of Illinois at Chicago will work with TB Alliance to help find new drug treatments for tuberculosis, a bacterial infection considered to be one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
The deadline for paying free-standing psychiatric hospitals a per diem rate when a child stays beyond medical necessity has been extended with legislation approved last week.
A new report finds that nearly seven out of 10 Chicago parents face at least one hurdle in offering their children healthy meals.