Author: Tim Stumm

OSF HealthCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois reach agreement over former Presence hospitals

OSF HealthCare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois agreed to a multi-year deal last week ensuring that Blue Cross Blue Shield members will have access to care at OSF's Urbana and Danville hospitals.

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Aquino added to hospital assessment workgroup

Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago, has joined a legislative working group focused on revamping the state’s hospital assessment program. He replaces retiring Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago, according to a statement from Aquino.

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Providers praise budget deal

Community health centers are breathing a sigh of relief after lawmakers approved two more years of a key federal fund. The budget agreement signed Friday by President Donald Trump provides nearly $8 billion for the centers, renewing a fund that expired in September.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony marks upcoming opening of new Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

LAKE FOREST – After nearly eight years of careful planning, guests from across Illinois gathered today in Lake Forest to celebrate the ceremonial opening of the new Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, which will officially open on March 3, 2018. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8213351-new-northwestern-medicine-lake-forest-hospital/ The new state-of-the-art hospital, which broke ground […]

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