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Author: Tim Stumm

Pritzker vetoes bill limiting governor’s ability to seek federal healthcare waivers

Gov. JB Pritzker issued his first veto on Friday, rejecting a bill that would have prevented him from applying for federal waivers that could reduce or eliminate coverage required under the Affordable Care Act or other medical assistance programs.

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Northwestern receives $46 million to help turn scientific discovery into treatments

Northwestern University has received a five-year, $46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to renew its efforts to accelerate clinical and translational discoveries into applicable cures and treatments, the school recently announced.

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Lawmakers sound off on Pipeline decision to close Westlake Hospital

Elected officials sounded off on Pipeline Health’s decision to close Melrose Park’s Westlake Hospital at a legislative hearing Friday in Chicago, while the village has filed litigation hoping to stop the shutdown. The Los Angeles-based hospital management company announced last month it was discontinuing operations at the 230-bed facility. Pipeline acquired Westlake, as well as […]

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