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Nurses say they did not get incentive pay for extra work. Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet says it followed the union contract.
Ventura says proposed law aimed at staffing issues at Ascension Saint Joseph–Joliet hospital.
Under the proposed bill, a patient with six months or less to live could opt to take a prescribed medication to end his or her life. The proposed bill includes several requirements that must be met before a patient can obtain the medication.
The Morris Hospital Auxiliary's 5th annual Gala raised over $103,000 to support a $1.7 million update to Morris Hospital's cardiac catheterization lab, which needs an update.
All residents of Salem Village in Joliet relocated as of Feb 8, but nursing home faces more that a dozen lawsuits still open in Will County courts.
Morris Hospital’s concussion management program uses a multidisciplinary approach to help concussion patients recover safely.
State Rep. Jed Davis, R-Newark, collaborated with health care providers, parents and state agencies in drafting the bill.
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital has partnered with The Josselyn Center, a provider of mental health services in the far north suburbs for more than 70 years, to support the opening of their new Grayslake location.
The Joint Chiropractic has opened in Round Lake Beach.
The Romeoville Fire Academy has received a $100,000 grant to provide tuition to firefighter and EMT students from underserved communities who would not be able to otherwise afford training.
Lockport and Plainfield Townships, in coordination with their local fire departments, have launched a program to provide referrals and funding for residents struggling with mental health issues following the model pioneered by Joliet in 2022.
Dr. Reema Sheth, who is in practice with the Heart Care Centers of Illinois and on staff at Silver Cross, is among the 4% of interventional cardiologists who are women.
Nearly 50 people attended a community meeting Thursday night in which the nurses' union from Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet hospital tried to line up public support for its cause.
Ascension Nurses' union will a hold community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at downtown branch of Joliet Public Library.
Following Ascension's announcement that it would be implementing its "last best and final offer" for a contract with nurses on January 21, despite union rejection, nurses at St. Joseph-- Joliet hospital have said they will strike on Feb. 8 and 9.