(AP) — A Lexington, Ky., doctor has been sworn in as the 168th president of the American Medical Association.
With its CEO the target of a federal investigation, the hospital hires a prominent turnaround firm to run operations, raising the possibility the distressed facility could be put up for sale.
Also, operating income drops for the University of Chicago Medical Center, and construction costs rise for a Palos Hills surgery center.
Health disparities persist in Chicago, a doctor at Cook County's safety net hospital told a crowd of health professionals.
A subsidiary of health insurer Cigna is suing Grand Avenue Surgical Center, alleging the center improperly billed the company when it waived fees as a way to entice patients.
A Chicago pulmonologist has been identified in a published report as holding the same position at Sacred Heart Hospital as “Physician D,” the doctor who federal authorities say performed…
Also, Lawndale Christian Health Center resolves a federal audit, and the Smith Crossing retirement community considers a $50 million bond issue.
Following a change in federal immigration regulations, the school has removed the legal residency requirement for applicants.
A proposal to renovate northwest suburban Advocate Good Shepherd hit only one snag with staff of the state board that determines the fate of health care projects, while Vista Health's already-nixed…
The north suburban medical supplies distributor plans to open a division of its business in Chicago.
Two Chicago-area hospitals are in talks to acquire Roseland Community Hospital, whose financial troubles have brought it to the brink of closure.
Members of the group representing Illinois surgery centers caught up on changes in the industry at a June 5 meeting at the Greek Islands restaurant on Halsted.
Also, a lawyer for competing hospitals says Vista Health's Lindenhurst project is not needed to support its Waukegan facilities, and Illinois could see a sizable increase in entrepreneurs in 2014…
Shares of the Lisle-based company rocketed up this morning, a day after it signed a 10-year deal to manage pharmacy benefits for health insurer Cigna Corp.
A west suburban physical therapist's complaint is another example of a health care provider accusing an outside manager of malfeasance.