Walgreens Boots Alliance is poised to revise its agreement to buy individual Rite Aid Corp. stores, a move that may be enough to resolve outstanding antitrust concerns and clinch U.S. approval for a deal the companies have been pursuing in different forms for two years.
Searching for a doctor in Chicago may soon be as easy as searching for the best Thai food on your block. At least that's the idea at Advocate Health Care. The health system's website will now contain patient star ratings on physician profiles, along with name, specialties and contact information.
In a state with a glut of empty hospital beds, what health system would think of pitching yet another medical center? Well, this one is tiny. It's a micro-hospital, a concept that has taken off in other parts of the country but has yet to take hold in Illinois.