Community health centers felt the pinch last year as a key source of their federal funding got caught up in discussions over the federal budget.
Author: Tim Stumm
Feb 14, 2019 | Press Releases
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a grant that will allow them to study how to improve care for heart disease patients struggling with hopelessness.
Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is spearheading a proposal requiring providers to more quickly report to the state’s prescription monitoring program after prescribing opioids and other controlled substances.
Six Illinois hospitals are among the top 50 hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report.
UnityPoint Health recently named Dr. Keith Knepp CEO for central Illinois. Knepp, a family medicine doctor, succeeds Debbie Simon, who is retiring after more than four decades with the organization. Knepp currently serves as president of UnityPoint’s hospitals and clinics in Peoria.
Feb 13, 2019 | Press Releases
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is commemorating the 40th anniversary of its incorporation, which took place on December 26, 1978. A celebration was held at the System Services Center in Springfield, Ill. on January 22, 2019 to recognize the vision and leadership of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis and the historic milestone […]
Health Care Service Corporation, the parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, launched a food delivery service in Chicago last week that it hopes will lead to a decrease in avoidable hospital and emergency room visits.
Feb 13, 2019 | Top Stories
The University of Illinois is launching a new genomics center aimed at helping researchers bring technologies and innovations to market.
An independent review board would have to sign off on rates for health insurers under a measure proposed by freshman Rep. Bob Morgan, D-Deerfield.Read More
Federal health officials said Monday that a surge in e-cigarette use has wiped out recent gains in reducing youth tobacco product use.
Feb 11, 2019 | Press Releases
Neurohospitalists round virtually in Pontiac and Bloomington For immediate release (February 7, 2019 | Peoria, IL) – Expertise matters. That’s why OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute created the...Read More
Managed care organizations would be required to publish quarterly reports on their websites detailing provider payment information, under legislation unveiled last week by Sen. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, and Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills - and spearheaded by Comptroller Susana Mendoza.