Saturday, September 19, 2020

Nurses Seek Limits on Number of Assigned Patients

State Capitol - The Illinois Nurses Assn, say they need the state to make it clear in the law that nurses...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Proposal to Keep Pharmaceutical Firms from Launching Sky-High...

Springfield - At the Center for Medical Innovation at Memorial Hospital, Sen Dick Durbin (D) proposed changes in the ability of pharmaceutical...

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...

Gov Pritzker Signs Bill Creating Regulatory Framework for PBMs, to Lower...

August 26, 2019 - Working to rein in the rising costs of prescription drugs in Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation that...

New Medical School Planned to Revolutionize the Teaching of Medicine at...

From Champaign: We talk to medical doctors Robert Good and Rashid Bashir about a new medical school set to open in 2018, at the...

Jesse White on Saving Lives Through Organ Donations

From Chicago:  Sec of State Jesse White speaks to the need for greater organ donations, which will save the lives of those in need....

The Hospital Assessment Program, the $3 1/2 Billion Issue You’ve Never...

CHICAGO (Mar. 12, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner signed bipartisan legislation today that protects safety net and rural hospitals while ensuring continued federal support for...

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...

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Talks Healthcare, Business, Wealth, Politics & Shark...

Judson University, Elgin - TV Personality, Entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban drew a crowd of more than 400 people to...

Rauner Admin Submits Medicaid Waiver to Feds to Leverage Existing Spending that...

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rauner joined agency directors, local officials and stakeholders today to announce Illinois has officially submitted the 1115 Medicaid waiver proposal to...