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Q+A with Dr. Ram Raju

After nearly two years as Cook County Health and Hospitals System’s chief executive officer, Dr. Ramanathan Raju believes he is on track to achieve his five-year vision to transform the nation’s third largest county-owned health system from an overwhelmed safety… [Read More]

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CCHHS CEO Named as 50 Most Influential Executives in Healthcare

CHICAGO – The Cook County Health & Hospitals System today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Raju has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Executives in Healthcare for Modern HealthCare. Physician executives named are recognized for leading their… [Read More]

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Team CORE AIDS Run/Walk Chicago 2013, September 28

CORE Center staff and patients will be participating in the 2013 AIDS Run/Walk this year, and we need the support of our Cook County Health & Hospitals System community! Our goal is to raise a minimum of $10,000 to assist… [Read More]


Oak Forest Health Center Hearing Tests, September 17

Have you been turning up the volume lately, or straining to hear what others are saying to you? Come to the Oak Forest Health Center for a free hearing test! No appointment is needed. Call (708) 633-3373 for inquires or more information about… [Read More]

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CCHHS Releases Proposed FY2014 Preliminary Budget

August 16, 2013 – Cook County Health and Hospitals System Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ram Raju submitted his proposed FY2014 preliminary budget to the CCHHS Board of Directors today. The $1.1 billion budget reduces the System’s reliance on taxpayers by… [Read More]


CCHHS Career Fair, September 6th

Discover Cook County Health and Hospitals System and find inspiration in serving your community. We seek experienced healthcare professionals to join our respected community of experts. We invite the following caring professionals to join our team: Registered Nurses Pharmacists Pharmacy… [Read More]

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Cancer Prevention Study-3 Enrollment at Stroger, August 15

Today we had an unprecedented opportunity to participate in research in our community through our John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital – American Cancer Society partnership on a new research study: Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). The goal of CPS-3 is to… [Read More]

Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is reminding parents to get their children immunized before the new school year. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses August as National Immunizations Awareness Month to highlight the… [Read More]

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County Health System Remembers Mrs. Ruth Rothstein, Former Chief of Cook County Health Services

Ruth Rothstein came to Chicago in 1950 as a union organizer but spent most of the rest of her life reviving area hospitals and working to improve the health system in Cook County. Known for her tough, no-nonsense exterior and… [Read More]

National Minority Donor Awareness Month

August 1st kicks off National Minority Donor Awareness Month

August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month – a time to call attention to the more than 5,000 Illinois residents and 118,000 people nationwide waiting for lifesaving organ transplants. Of the 118,000 men, women and children listed on the national… [Read More]