Author: Tim Stumm
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.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker released a series of reports from his transition committees Friday, previewing potential healthcare priorities. The reports came on the same day that the administration announced the state faces a $3.2 billion budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year, $400 million higher than previous estimates.
In a recent interview with Health News Illinois, Guzzardi said lawmakers will unveil a package of proposals later this month focusing on “as many of the actors in the supply chain as we can.”