Health News Illinois has announced the creation of its first advisory council. The leaders will provide guidance to the organization about the state’s healthcare system. Health News Illinois will remain editorially independent and nonpartisan. “These are all greatly respected leaders in their fields. We are flattered by their participation,” said Health News Illinois Editor Tim […]
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Rush University Medical Center is hoping to break ground next spring on a $473 million, 11-story, 530,000-square-foot outpatient center on the near west side of Chicago focused on cancer and neurological care.
Advocate South Suburban Hospital is planning a $98 million “modernization” project, fueled by a growing rate of cardiovascular and digestive procedures, according to an application filed with the Health Facilities and Services Review Board. Currently, some patients are forced to leave the service area for care.
Safety-net hospitals are ready to transform, but need more resources to do so, along with a better relationship with managed care organizations, a panel of CEOs said Wednesday during a meeting of the Hospital Transformation Review Committee in Chicago.
More Illinoisans would have health insurance and they would pay less for it if the state enacted an individual insurance mandate, according to a recent report from the left-leaning Commonwealth Foundation.