Saturday, September 23, 2017

Gov Rauner Launches an Opioids Prevention Task Force

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by doctors, healthcare providers, and a former addict, as he signs an Executive Order to launch an Opioid...

Illinois Becomes First State Requiring Insurance Coverage for PANDA Condition Afflicting...

From Lombard: As reported earlier on the Illinois Channel, the condition referred to as PANDA, afflicts some children after they've had strep throat. Now,...

Gov Rauner to Sign PANDA Bill on Tuesday, Requiring Health Insurers...

Springfield -- On Tuesday, Gov Rauner will sign HB-2721, making Illinois the first state in the nation to require health insurance companies, to cover...

Encouraging the Use of Medical Marijuana in Lieu of Opiates

From the State Capitol:  We hear about the impact of those who have been prescribed opioids to treat pain, and other symptoms of a...

Parents Fighting PANDAS, a Disorder Most of Us Have Never Heard...

From the State Capitol:   We talk with mothers whose children were stricken with a disorder known by the acronym PANDAS, which affects the...

Managing Illinois’ Medicaid System to Fight Waste and Fraud, to Better...

From the State Capitol: We talk with Rep Patricia Bellock (R), on some of the problems associated with the Medicaid system in Illinois, and...

White House Press Briefing with HHS Sec Tom Price on Replacing...

https://youtu.be/kBMtLmwQe94 From the White House:   HHS Secretary, Dr Tom Price, talks with reporters on the problems within the Obamacare system, and what the administration...

Expanding Illinois’ Managed Care of Medicaid

From Chicago: Gov Rauner is joined by medical personnel and Director Felicia Norwood, of the Dept of Healthcare & Family Services, to announce an...

Sec of State Jesse White, on Allowing Teenagers to be Transplant...

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White, is joined by transplant recipients, and parents who lost a child and donated their child's organs.  We...

Rauner Proposes Changes to Address Potentially Dangerous Drug Interactions

  January 24, 2017  SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today called for a strengthening of the Rules that oversee pharmacy consultations in Illinois, in an...