October 11, 2012White Construction Workers in Illinois Get Higher Workers’ Comp Settlements: Study
White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements […]
October 10, 2012Developing a blood test for heart failure
Samuel Dudley is developing a diagnostic blood test that could help save the lives of patients who come to the ER with heart failure.
October 10, 2012UI Hospital unveils new transplant unit, research center
The UI Hospital unveiled two new units last week that focus on healing patients with devastating chronic diseases.
October 9, 2012Simple Test May Ease Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
A simple new test, in which the patient swallows a string, can monitor treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis as effectively as an invasive, expensive and uncomfortable procedure that risks complications, particularly in children.
October 3, 2012Open House at New Mile Square Englewood Clinic
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is celebrating the newest addition to the Mile Square federally qualified health center network, the Englewood Clinic, with an open house and tour on Oct. 4.
October 3, 2012UI Hospital Unveils Renovated Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System will unveil its newly remodeled 10-bed Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit Thursday, Oct. 4, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
September 26, 2012$3.4M HHS Grant To Help UIC Address Shortage of Latino Health Providers
The College of Medicine has received a five-year, $3.4 million federal grant to improve the severe shortage of Latino physicians and other health care professionals.
September 5, 2012Hospital CEO moves to public health
After 12 years as the CEO of the University of Illinois Hospital, John DeNardo moves to the School of Public Health.
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.
August 23, 2012UI Hospital To Receive $2.5 Million for Heart Rescue Project in Illinois
The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System has received a $2.5 million grant from the Medtronic Foundation to coordinate Illinois Heart Rescue, an ambitious statewide all-volunteer effort to more than double survival from sudden cardiac arrests in Illinois.