Telehealth will be one of the major focuses in a $420 million expansion of the state’s broadband infrastructure.
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Sinai Health System has much to celebrate as it turns 100, according to CEO Karen Teitelbaum.
Aug 16, 2019 | Press Releases
Advocate Aurora Health, one of the 10 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country, and MATTER, the premier health care incubator and innovation hub, announced today the second annual Health Tech Venture Challenge. The nationwide competition invites innovators to elevate ideas and solutions that address unmet needs in health care.
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza continued her criticisms of Medicaid managed care organizations Tuesday, saying more pressure needs to be put on health plans to improve transparency in how they operate.
Gov. JB Pritzker reiterated Tuesday that he would support legislation placing tighter restrictions on ethylene oxide emissions.
A new law will require insurers to cover office visits, testing and treatment for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.
Illinois community health centers, rural organizations and universities are getting some of around $400 million announced by federal officials last week to fight the opioid epidemic.
HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield plans to discontinue its acute mental illness unit a year after suspending its services, according to an application filed with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation Monday expanding access to the state’s medical cannabis program. The measure also makes the program permanent.
The Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday they've received reports of six young people who were hospitalized with severe breathing problems after vaping.
An extension of the All Kids Health Insurance plan, the creation of a group tasked with improving diversity in the healthcare profession and a measure aimed at improving access to mental health programs on college campuses were among the proposals signed into law by Gov. JB Pritzker, his office announced late Friday afternoon.
A Cook County judge has deferred a decision that would hold the owners of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park in contempt over the facility's possible shutdown.
Cook County Health plans to build a $240 million inpatient and outpatient facility at its Provident Hospital campus, the health system announced Monday morning.