State Lawmakers, Area Residents Rally To Keep Bronzeville's Mercy Hospital OpenAn online petition to save Mercy Hospital has collected more than 4,000 signatures since it started on Sunday.
Mounting Casualty Of COVID-19 Crisis: Health Care JobsEven as hospitals scrounge for professionals from the industry to treat the burgeoning numbers of people with COVID-19, others are on the sidelines as elective procedures, diagnostics and appointments are canceled or postponed.
CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care ServicesThe expansion comes as rival Deerfield-based Walgreens experiments with adding primary care offices and as the U.S. health care system turns its focus to keeping patients healthy instead of waiting to treat them once they become sick.
UnitedHealth Beats Expectations All AroundUnitedHealth covers nearly 50 million people internationally as the largest U.S. health insurer, but it also has been stoking growth in its Optum segment for several years now.
Treasure Island Employees Say They're Owed Money, Benefits"I need to feed my kids...we're in a critical situation in my home so we need our rights. We need 60 days pay."
Hyatt Hotel Workers Reach Contract AgreementAfter about four weeks on strike, workers at Hyatt hotels in downtown Chicago have reached a contract agreement. Workers say the new agreement ensures healthcare during the winter months.
Small Businesses Near Downtown Hotels Hurting Due To Continued Workers StrikeChicago’s striking hotel workers say they are fighting to improve their lives, but in the process, some business owners say they’re taking a hit.
More Than A Dozen Chicago Hotel Workers On Strike For Third WeekWorkers from more than a dozen Chicago hotels have entered their third week on strike.
Chicago Residents Have Noise Complaints As Hotel Workers Strike Enters Day 7The downtown hotel workers’ protest stretched into a 7th day with a march down Michigan Avenue, but residents living close to the 25 hotels are wondering when it will end.
City-Wide Hotel Strike Grows To 26 HotelsHotel workers at another Chicago hotel are joining the hotel workers' strike, as housekeepers, servers, cooks, and doormen demand better benefits.
Chicago Hotel Workers Strike Continues For Second DayA spokesperson for the Hilton Hotel said the strike will have minimal impact on their operations. They're confident a fair agreement is going to be reached.
Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology.
Hospital Tube System Helps Create Faster, More Cost Effective Healthcare“We will send 7,200 to 7,500 of these a day,” said Jim Konopka, an engineer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, holding a carrier that travels through the four miles of tubes that connect seven buildings on Northwestern’s downtown campus.
How Healthcare Changes Will Affect Your EmployeesUnlike the individual enrollment period for individuals, SHOP enrollment is now open year-round for small business employees.
Healthcare Debate Isn't Going Away Anytime SoonThe latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act may be dead, but the healthcare debate isn't going away anytime soon.