October 17, 2012Health system ‘making progress’
Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd last week, Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, university vice president for health affairs, outlined the progress, challenges and opportunities for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.
October 17, 2012‘Patients are alive because of what you’re doing’
Why take an hour of your day to donate blood? Levarr Butler, 11, is one reason.
October 17, 2012Study Evaluates Treating Mothers with ADHD to Improve Outcomes in Kids
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study […]
October 17, 2012UIC Hosts ‘Managing the Safety Net’ Health Care Seminar Oct. 19
WHAT: “Managing the Safety Net in an Era of Austerity […]
October 11, 2012New Gene Test Flags Risk of Serious Complications in Sarcoidosis
Researchers at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have identified a genetic signature that distinguishes patients with complicated sarcoidosis, an inflammatory lung disease that can be fatal, from patients with a more benign form of the disease. The gene signature could become the basis for a simple blood test.
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 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 6, 2012Genetic Test Will Help Dose Blood Thinner
Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.
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.