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.
Author: Tim Stumm
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 […]
Silver Cross Health System plans to build a $12.8 million neonatal intensive care unit at its Silver Cross Hospital and Medical Centers in New Lenox, according to an application recently submitted with the Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
Sep 4, 2019 | Top Stories
The Illinois Department of Public Health is receiving $450,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support maternal health.
Sep 3, 2019 | Top Stories
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services is opening 40 sites across the state to assist Medicaid members with dementia.