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Strategic Advantage – Modern Healthcare

Dr. Ram Raju more than 20 years ago transitioned his career as a trauma surgeon to the executive side of healthcare. Dr. Raju became CEO to the third largest public healthcare safety net in the City of Chicago this past October…. [Read More]


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CCHHS Celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 15 – 21

National Volunteer Week gives us the opportunity to salute all of our volunteers and thank them for their service. Volunteering is part of our identity in which we embrace a spirit of community. The volunteers who work to support our… [Read More]


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Cook County Springs into Health with New Worksite Wellness Initiative

  Cook County Springs Into Health With New Worksite Wellness Initiative   President Preckwinkle alongside Dr. Raju announced today a broad worksite wellness initiative, “Spring Into Health!” to engage Cook County’s 22,000 employees in a culture of health and fitness.  As part of… [Read More]


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Dr. Raju discusses Cook County Health System with Modern Healthcare

Inequality, in terms of access to care, is a problem both  in America and Dr. Ram Raju’s native India. Raju, CEO of the  government-run Cook County Health and Hospitals System in Chicago, shared his  stories about how India’s caste system, which… [Read More]


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Cook County Health and Hospitals System Launches New Website

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health and Hospitals System announced a newly launched website for all Cook County residents and patients. The up-to-date website www.cookcountyhhs.org will offer information on hospital locations, health news, patient services, and special news & events. The website serves as an… [Read More]


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Dr. Raju Joins Senator Dick Durbin, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Danny Davis to Talk Health Care Laws

Chicago, IL (March 23, 2012) -Today, Dr. Ram Raju joined alongside U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Danny Davis (D-IL) and individuals who have been helped by the new health care law at the Thompson… [Read More]


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Core Center Gets Funding for Access to Care Programs

Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is Awarded Funding for Prevention and Access to Care Programs Programs highlight HIV rapid testing, prevention education about HIV/AIDS and improved access to care services  CHICAGO – The Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center announced today… [Read More]


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CCHHS Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank

Cook County Health & Hospitals System Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank Cook County Residents Urged to Continue to Donate Blood CHICAGO – The Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) announced the 75th Anniversary of the… [Read More]


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TV First Look: Review of Chicago Trauma

“Chicago Trauma” (Nat Geo Channel, 10pm) is better than good – it’s bordering on great. Yet, it is so extremely graphic that it may be too difficult to watch. The show takes place at the trauma center at Chicago’s Cook… [Read More]


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Asthma Clinic Expansion Adds A Boost To Fantus Health Center Environment

In Cook County – 317,906 adults and 121,610 children have been diagnosed with asthma Illinois mirrors the national asthma problem and has one of the highest asthma mortality rates in the nation.  The Asthma Clinic, located on the second floor… [Read More]