Author: Tim Stumm
Dr. King Li, dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, says the engineering-focused medical school aims to change how healthcare is delivered.
Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker named a 15-year veteran of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to be its next director Thursday.Read More
A new federal requirement that hospitals post their charges online won’t help consumers, according to the state’s hospital association.
Jan 10, 2019 | Top Stories
DuPage Medical Group is seeking approval to purchase Chicago Prostate Surgery Center in Westmont, according to an application filed with the Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
OSF HealthCare is partnering with the University of Illinois System, Illinois Central College and the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council to develop an innovation hub in Peoria aimed at, among other things, improving the wellness of underserved populations.
AMITA Health plans to discontinue open heart surgery at its Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago and shut down a 12-bed obstetrics unit at AMITA Health Medical Center – La Grange.
Jan 9, 2019 | Top Stories
Attorney General Lisa Madigan is continuing her fight against President Donald Trump's federal regulations on birth control, adding Illinois to a legal brief filed in a lawsuit that seeks to block new rules from going into place.
A total of 312,280 Illinoisans selected or picked plans during the Affordable Care Act enrollment period that ended Dec. 15, according to updated numbers released late last week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Memorial Partners with BJH and Washington University Physicians to prove stroke telemedicine services
Jan 7, 2019 | Press Releases
(Belleville, Illinois) Memorial Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital East now are providing stroke telemedicine services, in partnership with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University Physicians. This service is available to Emergency Department patients as well as inpatients at both hospitals and provides immediate 24/7 access to Washington University neurologists specializing in stroke treatment. Other benefits include: […]
Advocate Aurora Health has committed to running its operations with 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030, according to a statement released last week.
A coalition of 17 Democratic attorneys general defending the Affordable Care Act formally filed an appeal last week over a court decision declaring the law unconstitutional.
A state board is tentatively scheduled to review requests later this month from three Advocate Aurora Health hospitals to convert their pediatric beds to other services.
Clean energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky is donating $10 million to Northwestern Medicine to fund a multidisciplinary institute aimed at treating urologic cancers. Polsky is founder and CEO of Invenergy.