Modern Healthcare Staff
Public Health and Other Healthcare News
Steven Ross Johnson has been a staff reporter for Modern Healthcare magazine since 2013 and covers issues involving public health and other healthcare news. Johnson has been a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Progress Illinois, the Chicago Reporter and the Times of Northwest Indiana and a government affairs reporter for the Courier-News in Elgin, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from Columbia College in Chicago and a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Children’s hospitals across the country have experienced an influx of young people coming into their emergency departments for mental health-related emergencies. Dr. Tom Shanley, president and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, talks about ways executives are handling these demand challenges.