The University of Illinois at Chicago is working with the Illinois and Cook County departments of corrections to establish its community health center in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood as a medical home for individuals transitioning from secure custody and parole back to community life. The goal of the initiative, which is led by the UIC […]
Author: Tim Stumm
Jan 22, 2019 | Top Stories
Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday issued an executive order that gives the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs 120 days to complete a review of its health and safety processes and procedures.
A proposal dealing with specialized mental health rehabilitation facilities that was vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner is headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk.
Jan 16, 2019 | Press Releases
January 15, 2019 — TAYLORVILLE, IL – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is opening a Center for Family Medicine clinic inside Taylorville Memorial Hospital. The new SIU primary care clinic will open on Jan. 15 and will initially be located in the Specialty Clinic space, near the nonprofit hospital’s Laboratory and Rehab Services departments. […]
Board signs off on pediatric bed discontinuations, holds off on Grayslake dialysis facility approval
A state board signed off on a series of healthcare building projects and service changes Tuesday, including discontinuing pediatric beds at four Chicagoland hospitals. But it held off on approving a kidney care facility in Grayslake.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker, in his first official act as governor, directed state agencies Tuesday to make plans to address problems identified by recent audits and increase their transparency.
Springfield’s Prairie Heart Institute has forged a partnership with the University of Chicago Medicine for heart care for patients in central and southern Illinois.
All seven managed care organizations contracted to administer the state’s Medicaid managed care program lost members in November.
The head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said the agency is working to improve a new requirement on hospitals to post their charges publicly as providers question whether it helps consumers.