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Illinois Business Immigration Coalition Awarded the Presence Health 2017 Inspire Award for Community Service

05/23/2017

CHICAGO, IL. May 23, 2017 — Last night, Presence Health presented the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition with the health system’s 2017 Inspire Award for Community Service.

The Inspire Award is presented annually to a community leader or organization that exemplifies the values that inspire the health system’s outreach to the community. The award recognizes inspira

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Zika Virus Grant Awarded to Six Presence Health Hospitals

04/26/2017

Grant Helps Spanish-Speaking Illinois Women Understand Impact of Zika Virus on Them and Unborn Children

(Chicago, Ill.) – Presence Health Network has received a $15,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fund the Presence Health Zika Campaign/La Campana de Presence Health Para Evitar El Zika. The p

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Three Presence Health Hospitals Earn an “A” Grade for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group

04/12/2017

Chicago, Ill. – When it comes to patient safety, three Presence Health hospitals are at the top of the class, all earning an “A” on the spring 2017 Hospital Safety Score. The elite national ratings program, administered by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, grades hospitals on how safe they keep their patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections

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With Unanimous Vote by Illinois Senate Medicaid Oversight Committee, Momentum for Presence Health Supported Telehealth Bill Increases

03/16/2017

Bill Will Help TelePsychiatry Patients with Medicaid Reimbursement, Service Access, Protecting Privacy and Potentially Improved Outcomes

(Chicago, IL) – Yesterday, Presence Health supported Senate Bill 2069 moved closer to final passage with a unanimous 10-0 vote by the Illinois Senate Special Oversight Committee on Medicaid Managed Care in Springfield. The final bill would remov

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Unanimous House Human Services Committee Vote Positions Telehealth House Bill 2907 Favorable to Medicaid Patients for Passage

03/14/2017

Presence Health Supported Bill Would Help Tele-Psychiatry Patients with Medicaid Reimbursement, Service Access, Protecting Privacy and Potentially Improved Outcomes

(Chicago, IL) – Last Wednesday (March 8), Presence Health supported House Bill 2907 passed, with a unanimous 12-0 vote, out of the Illinois House Human Services (HHS) Committee in Springfield. The bill would remove the

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Presence Behavioral Health Awarded Grant by City of Chicago To Support “Connect for Success” Program Benefiting City’s Underserved Youth

01/09/2017

Violence Levels Among Top Health Issues in Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Area Prompting Need for Youth-Focused Behavioral Health Program

(Chicago, IL) – Presence Behavioral Health (PBH) has received a $35,000 grant from the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services to fund their “Connect for Success” program located at Presen

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Presence Health Receives The Bond Buyer’s “Deal of the Year” Award in Healthcare Financing

12/06/2016

Award Recognizes Successful Illinois Financial Authority $1 Billion Bond Issuance

(Chicago, IL) – On December 1, Presence Health received the “2016 Deal of the Year in Healthcare Financing” award from online financial news source The Bond Buyer. The award, presented to Presence Health during The Bond Buyer’s annual “Deal of the Year” awards ceremony

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Seven Presence Health Hospitals Awarded Grant for Hospital Preparedness Program

11/28/2016

Illinois Department of Public Health Grant Helps Hospitals Prepare for Public Health Emergencies

(Chicago, IL) – Seven Presence Health hospitals have been awarded a $70,000 grant by the Illinois Public Health Department (IDPH) for the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) to enhance hospital preparedness during public health emergencies.  The grant will be used to conduct hospi

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Presence Health Awarded $90,000 Grant for TelePsychiatry Pilot Program

09/22/2016

Telehealth Program Will Treat Mental Health Patients Regardless of Location in 14 Underserved Illinois Towns

(Suburban Chicago, IL) - Proviso Township Mental Health Commission has awarded Presence Health approximately $90,000.00 in grants over the next year for a TelePsychiatry pilot program that will provide online, scheduled, real-time mental health care, or “TeleBehavioral Hea

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