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Joe R. Ourth submits letter to state board arguing for suspension of new hospital approvals

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Joe R. Ourth

Joe R. Ourth

Chicago Partner Joe R. Ourth recently submitted a letter to the chairman of the State Health Facilities Planning Board on behalf of Sherman Hospital, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center. The letter stated that the board should wait to approve any new hospitals until Illinois establishes a Center for Comprehensive Health Planning called for in legislation. The news was featured in the following media outlets: Crain’s Chicago Business, The State Journal-Register, Carmi Times, WQAD-TV Channel 8 (ABC), Northwest Herald, Town Crier, The Daily Herald and Huntley Patch.