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  • Independent doctors like law that discloses facility fees

     Independent doctors like law that discloses facility fees
    The National Physicians Council on Healthcare Policy convened on Capitol Hill recently and the mood was grim. The group of 50 independent physicians and lawmakers met in the Rules Committee Chamber of the Capitol building to discuss legislation that would...
  • Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state

    Glen Burnie VA clinic has highest delays in state
    As medical care for veterans continues to raise concerns across the country, new data show that thousands of former service members still face significant delays when they seek treatment at Veterans Affairs medical centers in Maryland. The longest...
  • California Senate panel should let right-to-die bill move forward

    California Senate panel should let right-to-die bill move forward
    As polls have shown consistently, a strong majority of Californians believe that terminally ill people should be able to end their lives peacefully and without pain when death is near. The state's residents have waited too long; they have watched for...
  • State targets Chicago abortion clinic's license over building safety

    State targets Chicago abortion clinic's license over building safety
    After wrangling with a Chicago abortion clinic for more than 16 months over building safety issues, state officials have moved to revoke the Northwest Side facility's license. The Illinois Department of Public Health also fined the Albany Medical...
  • Health care workers improve their craft — through literature

    Health care workers improve their craft — through literature
    Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds. She wasn't...
  • Camera documents construction of addition at Downers Grove hospital

     Camera documents construction of addition at Downers Grove hospital
    A camera installed at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove is not expected to capture any snide back stabbing or teary confessions, but hospital officials say it will provide the best – if only – reality show in town. The camera...
  • Nurse Helps Families Face Congenital Issue She Knows Firsthand

    Nurse Helps Families Face Congenital Issue She Knows Firsthand
    HARTFORD — Three words to describe a nurse are caring, compassionate and selfless, and Monique France is the epitome of all three. "She is the most caring personal I know," said Glendalee Morales, a co-worker at Connecticut Children's Medical...
  • Independent experts blast quality of medical care in Illinois prisons

    Independent experts blast quality of medical care in Illinois prisons
    The 55-year-old inmate with a family history of lung cancer was coughing up blood the day he arrived at the medium security Illinois River prison in November 2012. A nurse sent him away with a container to spit in and told him to report back if it...
  • Cigna: Three Medical Groups In Connecticut Reduced Costs

    Cigna Corp.'s collaborations with three medical groups in Connecticut appear to be paying off in savings on medical treatments, the Bloomfield health insurer said Wednesday. In a news release, Cigna cited its partnerships with ProHealth Physicians of...
  • What Doctors Know: 'Super-specialists' offer tailored cardiac care

    Source: Heart and Vascular Team, Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com When you or a loved one is in need of heart care, the prospect may feel overwhelming. You know you need to see a heart specialist, but which one? Having heart disease can lead you...
  • After stroke treatment advances, hospitals changing approach

     After stroke treatment advances, hospitals changing approach
    Hospitals in Illinois and across the country are changing the way they treat strokes after a battery of recent clinical trials found that swift surgical intervention improves the odds that patients will function normally again. Instead of trying to...