health care http://northernpublicradio.org en Dean Of Rockford's Medical School Resigning http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dean-rockfords-medical-school-resigning <p></p><p>The head of the <a href="http://rockford.medicine.uic.edu/">University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford</a> is moving on. Regional Dean Dr. Martin Lipsky announced his resignation today, after serving in the position for nearly a decade.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 23:22:50 +0000 Susan Stephens 25417 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dean Of Rockford's Medical School Resigning Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-upholds-health-care-law <div class="bucketwrap photo462" id="res155902360"><img alt="An officer stands outside the Supreme Court as media and the public gather Thursday." class="img462 enlarge" src="http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2012/06/28/scotus_health8.jpg?t=1340890235&amp;s=3" title="An officer stands outside the Supreme Court as media and the public gather Thursday." width="462" /><div class="captionwrap enlarge"><a alt="Enlarge" class="enlargeicon" title="Enlarge Image"><span>Enlarge</span></a> <span class="creditwrap"><span class="credit">David Goldman</span>/<span class="rightsnotice">AP</span></span><p>An o Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:29:14 +0000 Mike Moen 14118 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois could take a 94-billion dollar hit under one plan to reform health care http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-could-take-94-billion-dollar-hit-under-one-plan-reform-health-care <p>The debate over health care is picking up steam as we move closer to the fall election. A report by a health care advocacy group says over the next decade, Illinois could lose 94-billion dollars in federal funding for Medicaid, Medicare, and premium tax credits under the most recent Republican budget proposal.</p><p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:04:56 +0000 Susan Stephens 10201 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois could take a 94-billion dollar hit under one plan to reform health care Rockford hospital merger is off http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-hospital-merger-0 <p>Plans by OSF St. Anthony Medical Center to acquire Rockford Health System have been called off, just days before officials from both sides were to testify at a Federal Trade Commission hearing in Washington, D.C. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 03:05:27 +0000 Susan Stephens 10032 at http://northernpublicradio.org