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GOVERNOR PAT QUINN SIGNED FOUR BILLS TUESDAY TO HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF ILLINOISANS, INCLUDING THE “PATIENTS RIGHT TO KNOW ACT”.

THE ACT CREATES AN ONLINE, SEARCHABLE DATABASE OF DOCTORS LICENSED IN ILLINOIS. REPRESENTATIVE MARY FLOWERS OF CHICAGO SAYS IN THE PAST, THERE WAS NO EASY WAY TO GET INFORMATION ABOUT A PARTICULAR PHYSICIAN.

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ANOTHER ONE OF THE NEW LAWS HELPS GET LOW INCOME CHILDREN TO THE DENTIST SAYS STATE GOVERNOR QUINN.

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THE OTHER BILLS ADDRESS TEACHING DIABETICS HOW TO MANAGE THEIR CONDITION, GETTING MORE LOW INCOME KIDS DENTAL CARE, AND PROVIDING MORE INFORMATION TO PATIENTS ABOUT THE RISKS OF HEART DISEASE.

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