Officials from Northfield-based Medline Industries, Inc. are objecting to the recent passage in the Illinois House of a bill that would ban the use of a chemical used to sterilize medical equipment by pointing to the company’s “exemplary safety record and the importance of ethylene oxide sterilization to Illinois hospitals.”
Attorneys with the Chicago-based Thomas More Society were elated when a federal judge on Tuesday permitted jurors to view an ABC News “20/20” episode that defendant David Daleiden said was the inspiration for his own undercover films into the harvesting of fetal body parts.
The Illinois House of Representatives' Energy and Environment Committee recently heard testimony regarding the regulation of ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions and this year's earlier closing of the Sterigenics medical-device sterilization plant in Willowbrook.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital, SIHF Healthcare and HEALTHIER TOGETHER are joining forces to help prevent sleep related infant deaths in southern Illinois.
The Muslim Civic Coalition, the largest statewide partnership of influencers and organizations in the Chicago area and Illinois, weighed in on a recent Oak Park board meeting that dissolved into a shouting match involving racial equity and oppression.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), leading hospitals, community groups and Pace bus are joining forces to help prevent sleep related infant deaths in Chicago.
Joined by more than 500 attendees, the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) held their annual conference in Peoria last week. IDoA Director Paula Basta opened proceedings and joined State Senator Dave Koehler and National Association of Area Agencies on Aging CEO Sandy Markwood to give opening remarks.
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) today won a national award for Innovation in State Government for improving its outside hiring process through a more diverse and qualified hiring pool for open positions even as it reduced the turnaround time from job posting to new hire by 75 percent, from as long as 330 days previously to an average of 45 days.