The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
Trauma center deserts and the need for more trauma center services on the city’s South Side were the focus of a news conference outside Jackson Park Hospital this morning.
Depending on how good or bad your insurance is — or if you have no insurance at all — you may get stuck paying excessive or duplicate charges and not even know it. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to some performers who believe laughter is the best medicine.
An additional 49 Illinois hospitals and clinics may have received recalled products from a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to an outbreak of Fungal Meningitis.
While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals’ stockpile of infant formula.
U.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.
Illinois hospitals would be required to provide free care to some poor people under a bill being considered in Springfield.
Three Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.
A Matteson couple is suing over the death of their 7-year-old son a year ago, alleging he died because of medical malpractice.
Illinois State Sen. Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) is using a state decision to end tax breaks for some hospitals, as a lever to produce more charity care for the needy.
Critics contend while Cook County Health and Hospitals System is cutting staff and services, the agency is spending millions in contracts for consultants.
An Israeli medical professional is in Chicago, teaching hospitals here what he does. But he attended clown college rather than medical school.
Three Chicago hospitals have been awarded a grant to support their research on childhood cancer.
The University of Chicago Medical Center has received a $5 million grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.
A new study suggests there’s been an increase in the types and number of so-called antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” found in Chicago-area health care facilities.
Research finds hospitals in black communities don’t do as good a job in early detection or treatment.