Before the COVID-19 crisis took hold, demand for behavioral health services for children was rising. The pandemic has exacerbated that, according to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago CEO Dr. Tom Shanley.
Author: Tim Stumm
Sep 17, 2021 | Top Stories
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined nearly two dozen colleagues this week in support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s legal challenge to Texas’ new abortion law.
Advocates on Wednesday called on lawmakers to reform Illinois’ long-term care facilities, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois’ largest pediatric provider is nearing capacity. But it’s not COVID-19 driving the latest surge. Instead, an influx of other respiratory viruses more often seen in winter months is pushing Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago to the brink.
More than double the number of Illinoisans as usual signed up for new Healthcare.gov coverage between mid-February and mid-August this year, thanks to a special enrollment period opened in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board signed off Tuesday on a $170.5 million plan by NorthShore University HealthSystem to centralize cardiovascular services at its Glenbrook Hospital.
Chicago will receive nearly $600,000 in fines from settlements with eight online e-cigarette retailers for illegally selling vaping products to minors, the city announced Tuesday.
DuPage Medical Group is changing its name to Duly Health and Care, as it expands outside the Chicago-area and across state lines.
Calling a new Texas law banning nearly all abortions an "abomination," Gov. JB Pritzker joined members of Illinois’ Democratic congressional delegation on Tuesday to call for a federal law protecting reproductive rights.
Gov. JB Pritzker approved over a dozen healthcare-related bills last Friday, including one to address social isolation among nursing home residents.
Decatur Memorial Hospital to discontinue open heart surgery services, acute mental illness unit.
Aug 31, 2021 | Top Stories
American families of children with special healthcare needs lost an estimated average of $18,000 a year in household income due to reduced work hours or having to leave a job in order to care for their children’s health, according to a recent survey by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,395 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths on Monday.