MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine’s groundbreaking lung transplant program has reached a major new milestone by performing its 1,000th lung transplant. Since establishing the first lung transplant program in Illinois, Loyola has performed more than twice as many lung transplants as all other transplant centers in the state combined. “We are proud to be among […]
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Forty-two Illinois hospitals received top marks on patient safety, according to a report released Wednesday morning by The Leapfrog Group.
Emergency medical service personnel are part of a proposal intended to strengthen an existing law that protects law enforcement officials stopped alongside a roadway.
May 13, 2019 | Top Stories
The Lake County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating the health impacts of an ammonia leak that occurred last month in Beach Park.
A state-run fund that provides health and dental insurance to participating local governmental entities finished with a net position of $54,000 last summer, according to an audit released last month by the auditor general’s office.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has joined the push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21.
A recent report found that the number of Illinois residents enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance had the fourth-highest drop of any state between 2017 and 2018.
Republican state Reps. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, and Norine Hammond, R-Macomb, expressed concern Thursday about the handling of pending appointees to state boards.
Illinois is close to the national average when it comes to being prepared for a public health emergency, according to a report released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
When Harmony Health Plan folded into Meridian Health Plan of Illinois earlier this year, the state’s largest managed care organization grew even larger.
Illinois families are spending nearly one-third of their income on health premiums, according to a recent analysis of the average burden for healthcare costs.
A Cook County judge ruled Tuesday that Melrose Park's Westlake Hospital must remain open as the court reviews a state board's decision allowing Pipeline Health to close the facility.