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Cook County Home to Nation’s First Blood Bank

Cook County Home to Nation’s First Blood Bank

The Cook County Hospital Blood Bank, the first blood bank established in the United States, opened on March 15, 1937 under the leadership of Dr. Bernard Fantus. The medical innovations driven by Dr. Fantus spread nationally and internationally and made modern surgery… [Read More]


Relevant Healthcare

Relevant Healthcare


Mental Health Specialist lll – Cermak Health Services – Shift:  Evenings

Mental Health Specialist lll – Cermak Health Services – Shift: Evenings

JOB SUMMARY                                            SEIU LOCAL 73 MEMBERS ONLY                                          Under the supervision of the Unit Director/Correctional Psychologist and Chief Psychologist, provides diagnostic and treatment services for mentally ill detainees for Cermak Health Services at the Cook County Department of Correction (CCDOC);… [Read More]



Patient’s PHI was emailed to nearly 900 company employees

Patient’s PHI was emailed to nearly 900 company employees

$275K HIPAA breach settlement…. Patient’s PHI was emailed to nearly 900 company employees Erin McCann, Associate Editor Healthcare IT News REDDING, CA | June 17, 2013 . Redding, Calif.-based Shasta Regional Medical Center, a Prime Healthcare Services hospital, has agreed… [Read More]




Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma affects almost 2.3 million Americans forty years of age and older, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Because the disease usually develops gradually and without symptoms, regular eye exams are important in detecting… [Read More]


Dr. Raju and President Preckwinkle Announce 1115 Waiver and CountyCare Program

Dr. Raju and President Preckwinkle Announce 1115 Waiver and CountyCare Program

Cook County Health and Hospitals System Announces 1115 Medicaid Waiver   Impact Expected to Enroll 115,000 Patients Under Medicaid benefits program called “CountyCare” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ram… [Read More]


AHA

October 5 ACLS registrations closed.

Registrations for October 5 classes closed. Please check the schedule for upcoming classes.