Author: Tim Stumm

On the record with Dr. Tom Shanley, CEO, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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.

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Non-COVID respiratory viruses driving surge at Lurie Children’s

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. 

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More than double the number of Illinoisans than usual buy Healthcare.gov coverage 

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.

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Review board approves $170.5 million cardiovascular institute at NorthShore’s Glenbrook Hospital

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.

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Survey: Families with children with special healthcare needs lose $18,000 annually in wages

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.

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