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Top 10 Safest Hospitals in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.23.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

A new list released by CosumerReports.org has named the safest hospitals in Illinois based on their abilities to avoid infections, readmissions, cesarean sections and surgery-adverse events.

Rep. Bobby Rush Hits At Lack Of South Side Trauma Centers

Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago

Calling Chicago's South Side a "trauma desert," U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) introduced a bill Monday that would allot federal money for creating tra...

Battle Over The Future Of Old Children's Hospital Site

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

A patented Lincoln Park community brawl has broken out over already hobbled plans to redevelop the site of the former Children's Memorial Hospital cam...

Sick In Chicago? You May Be Out Of Luck

Posted 04.03.2012 | Chicago

Chicago may have hosted one of the most famous hospital-centric television shows of all time, but a new report suggests that the reality of health car...

Protesters: U Of C Medical Center Needs To Treat Gunshot Victims

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

Protesters who pitched tents in front of the University of Chicago Medical Center over the weekend plan to stick around Monday, hoping they can convin...

Nurses See Extra Burden In South Side Emergency Rooms

Gapers Block | Posted 06.16.2011 | Chicago

Reasheal Lehmann joined the line of people on East 59th Street in front of the University of Chicago Medical Center. An emergency room nurse at the ho...

Catholic Hospital Helping Women Stop Abortions-In-Progress

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Updated Story While Planned Parenthood and the Catholic church don't agree on much when it comes to a woman's right to choose, a new program at a Chi...

Chicago Hospitals Were Prepared For Blizzard

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While many employees had the luxury of not having to report to work Wednesday, area hospitals took steps to ensure key staff have been on hand. At ...

Report: Only One Third Of Chicago Hospitals Catch Breast Cancer Early

Chicago Sun-Times | Drug Injury Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Only about one-third of Chicago hospitals are able to show that they find breast cancer when it's small or provide treatment within 30 days of diagnos...

Finding Room for My Emergency

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

I spent 10 hours in the emergency room at the University of Chicago's Bernard Mitchell Hospital. I was there seeking treatment for a toe injury, but ended up finding a story.

Charity Hospitals Getting More Than They Give: Report

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new report by a tax policy group says Chicago-area nonprofit hospitals get more in tax breaks than they give in charity care. The analysis released...

Obama Win Emboldens Unions

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Unions are planning aggressive organizing drives at Chicago-area hospitals in the wake of Tuesday's election of Barack Obama, a close ally of organize...

Closed Lincoln Park Hospital Violated Health Codes

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(Crain's) -- The owners of Lincoln Park Hospital didn't follow proper procedures to close the hospital when it shuttered the facility last week, and i...

Lincoln Park Hospital Closing

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lincoln Park Hospital on the North Side is being shut down today. Its owner had put the property up for sale but couldn't find a buyer quickly enough...

Lincoln Park Hospital For Sale

Chicago Tribune | Becky Yerak and Bruce Japsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The impact of the worsening credit crisis is spreading to the Chicago-area hospital scene. Lincoln Park Hospital is on the sales block, partly becaus...

Gitmo on California & Foster - Part Two: The Titicut Follies Redux Begins

Alice Singleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alice Singleton

I realized that I had been reanimated, according to the hospital employees passing through my room that Friday. I had died and come back to life.