Author: Tim Stumm

Rauner refutes findings of managed care system audit

Gov. Bruce Rauner is questioning the results of an audit released last month that found his Department of Healthcare and Family Services failed to adequately monitor $7.1 billion in Medicaid payments to and by managed care organizations in 2016 and made almost $600,000 in duplicative payments.

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Cook County officers train to administer opioid reversal drug

More than 1,900 police officers from 30 departments in Cook County will soon be prepared to administer Narcan, a nasal spray that counteracts the effects of an opioid overdose. The effort is a collaboration between Loyola Medicine and the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

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HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital begins phased renovation of Emergency department

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that they are beginning the first phase of a three-phased renovation of the Emergency department. This renovation will provide more safety, security and privacy for patients in a more efficient design. The first phase of the renovation will begin on Tuesday, February 6.

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House committee approves bills for supportive living and spinal muscular atrophy screening

The House Human Services Committee signed off on a pair of bills Wednesday that would expand options for supportive living facilities and add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of the state’s newborn screenings.

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Swedish Covenant Hospital to Participate in Better Health through Housing Program

Swedish Covenant Hospital and the Center for Housing and Health (CHH) recently agreed to provide 10 chronically homeless individuals, who are frequent patients in the hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), with permanent housing and ongoing support services for one year. “Together we have recognized the extreme health challenges faced by homeless individuals and families in our […]

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Midwestern Regional Medical Center Opens Outpatient Care Center in Chicago

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce the grand opening of its first cancer Outpatient Care Center in the heart of downtown Chicago. The 9,862 square-foot center is located at 160 East Illinois Street and provides local patients with a convenient and efficient care delivery model […]

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