Two Chicago residents were diagnosed this weekend with new coronavirus, bringing the total number of Illinois cases to seven.
Author: Tim Stumm
Mar 9, 2020 | Top Stories
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin joined more than three dozen of his Democratic colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to do more in its response to the coronavirus epidemic.
A House committee approved a plan last week that would allow certain individuals at state-operated mental health facilities to request a transfer to less-restrictive placement.
Lawmakers pressed state officials Tuesday for answers on problems occurring during the transition of thousands of children connected to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services into Medicaid managed care.
The state’s Medicaid managed care rolls stayed steady in November, dropping by less than 400 members.
Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, which owns several hospitals in Illinois, and South Dakota-based Sanford Health have dropped their potential merger, according to a Tuesday statement.
A House committee approved an amended version of a plan to cap the out-of-pocket costs for insulin Tuesday afternoon.
A Senate committee rejected a plan Tuesday that would have used state dollars to transform the now-shuttered MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island into a free-standing emergency department.
Oct 1, 2019 | Press Releases
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Institute for Translational Medicine’s (ITM) sites at Advocate Health Care and the University of Chicago as part of a national team aiming to improve the health of...Read More
The National Committee for Quality Assurance recently released their rankings of health plan quality in Illinois.
Lawmakers weighed several options Monday that aim to address a string of vaping-related illnesses in the state, ranging from more regulation on e-cigarette products to a full ban on flavored products.
The fate of the Sterigenics sterilization facility in Willowbrook could be decided in the coming months.
The number of vaping-related hospitalizations in Illinois has now reached 69 as health officials still search for a cause to the epidemic.
Cook County Health plans to launch its own Medicare Advantage plan next year in partnership with Medical Home Network.
The number of opioid-related deaths in Illinois decreased in 2018, the first drop in five years.
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois joining forces with west coast institute to diagnose critically ill infants
Sep 4, 2019 | Press Releases
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois is now collaborating with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM) on a research protocol to more effectively diagnose and treat critically ill infants with unexplained illnesses. This commitment to clinical innovation and research collaboration will enhance patient care and further the scientific understanding of rare genetic diseases in […]