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.
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.
August 22, 2012Lots of back-to-school smiles at Children’s Hospital health fair
Happy kids – and happier parents – filled the Outpatient Care Center for the annual back-to-school health fair sponsored by the Children’s Hospital University of Illinois Aug. 4.
August 1, 2012Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center
Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.
August 1, 2012ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.
July 31, 2012SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair
Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.