Illinois Governor Appoints Three to Troubled Health Board
- New Health Regimen. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/8/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32006, p1
Reports on the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board's approval of the construction of one hospital and rejection of three others submitted by hospitals or systems seeking to expand in the Chicago market. Certificates of need issued by the hospitals; Factors considered by the board in...
- Board OKs plan for Illinois' First New Hospital in 25 Years. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/26/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31870, p3
Reports that the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board has approved the construction of the state's first new hospital in 25 years. Approval of a proposal from Mercy Alliance for the Mercy Crystal Lake Hospital and Medical Center; Requirement for a certificate of need; Statements by public...
- The evaluation of a multiprofessional learning needs assessment tool. Cunningham, David; Kelly, Diane // Education for Primary Care;Sep2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p547
This paper describes the evaluation of a learning needs assessment tool for primary healthcare teams. Recent government publications have drawn attention to the need for teams to learn together. Protected learning time schemes, where practices set aside time for learning and development, have...
- POLICY DIGEST. // Independent Nurse;5/5/2008, p51
The article provides information about the document titled "Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Commissioning Toolkit," published by the British government. The toolkit, structured around the commissioning cycle, is designed to help Primary Care Trust's (PCT's) establish stepped-care...
- Billing Alert. Edwards, Douglas J. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Apr2005, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p18
Addresses a question about the effect of shifting from administration method to pump method on the certificate of medical necessity (CMN) currently on file with the durable medical-equipment regional carrier. Steps in changing from administration method to pump method; Condition where switching...
- An old-fashioned way to control costs. Gaffney, Mark; Zimmerman, Martin // Modern Healthcare;11/11/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p32
Discusses the role of certificate-of-need (CON) laws in the U.S. healthcare industry. Benefits of CON to healthcare purchasers and employers; Results of a related study reported in the 'Journal of the American Medical Association'; Efforts of companies in analyzing their healthcare costs;...
- Anatomy of a roadblock. Montesino, Braulio // Health Systems Review;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p30
Opinion. Discusses the purpose of Certificate of Need (CON) laws in the United States to the formation of integrated delivery systems (IDS). Premise for CON laws in prospective payment systems; CON laws' effect on IDS.
- Seeking common ground. Smith, Marc D. // Health Systems Review;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p33
Opinion. Discusses Certificate of Need (CON) regulations, which can be change to meet the needs of the changed health care marketin the United States. Pros of CON; Need for governmental oversight for CON regulation to change.
- Hearing Finds CON'S Pros Outweigh Cons. Sanchez, Mark // Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/18/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the result of the hearing of legislators regarding the state program that regulates health care services in Michigan. Legislators' plans for the Certificate of Need (CON); Definition of CON; Critics' comments on the program.