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CCHHS Board Passes FY2015 Preliminary Budget

$1.5 billion spending plan designed to improve patient experience expand CountyCare The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Board today unanimously approved a $1.5 billion fiscal year 2015 preliminary budget. This budget allows CCHHS to maintain its mission as… [Read More]


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Fox News checks in with Dr. Faran Bokhari

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Dr. Faran Bokhari, chairman of the Cook County Trauma and Burn Unit at Stroger Hospital, talks about how more Chicago violence victims are showing signs of PTSD. Watch the video at FOX 32 News Chicago


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Stroger Awarded Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

The Joint Commission Recognizes Stroke Program The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Stroger Hospital demonstrated that its… [Read More]


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Crain’s checks in with CCHHS: Eyes call center & more nurses

Cook County Health and Hospitals System’s budget for 2015 calls for opening a call center, hiring hundreds of nurses and investing in everything from wheelchairs to exam tables to bolster the patient experience. The initiatives, part of the system’s proposed… [Read More]


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Immunizations & Annual Physicals Key to Healthy Start to School

CCHHS offers low- or no-cost immunizations, Logan Square hosts School Physical Day With the school year starting in just a few weeks, the Cook County Health & Hospitals System is reminding families that it is time to start getting ready… [Read More]


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CCHHS Releases FY2015 Preliminary Budget

$1.5 billion spending plan designed to expand CountyCare and improve patient experience Cook County Health & Hospitals System Chief Executive Officer Dr. John Jay Shannon today submitted a $1.5 billion fiscal year 2015 preliminary budget to the CCHHS Board of… [Read More]


Update on Proposed CCHHS FY2015 Preliminary Budget (Updated August 29, 2014)

Update on Proposed CCHHS FY2015 Preliminary Budget (Updated August 29, 2014)

The proposed CCHHS FY2015 Preliminary Budget was introduced to the CCHHS Finance Committee on August 15, 2014.  Public Hearings on the Preliminary Budget were held on August 25 and 26, 2014.   The CCHHS Board of Directors approved the proposed… [Read More]


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Eye Clinic Opens at Provident Hospital on August 25th

The Cook County Health and Hospitals System’s Division of Ophthalmology is proud to announce the opening of their Eye Clinic at Provident Hospital on August 25. The clinic will provide expertise in state of the art surgical and medical ophthalmic… [Read More]


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August is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss as we age, but they are treatable. A cataract happens when the eye’s lens becomes cloudy. The lens must be clear in order to focus light properly onto the retina. For many,… [Read More]


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Congratulations on New Fellowship Matches

Congratulations to Drs. William Carter and Elizabeth Tetteh who both matched into their top choices for Critical Care Fellowship. Liz has accepted a Critical Care Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louise, MO. Will is going to… [Read More]