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Dr. Raju Explains How ObamaCare Affects You

Cook County Health Systems CEO Dr Ram Raju explained how the now effective Affordable Care Act will affect you and what plan is right for your family, on the launch day of President Obama’s healthcare law. Chicago News and Weather… [Read More]


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CCHHS Prepares for Affordable Care Act

CHICAGO – With the opening of the insurance marketplace set for October 1, Cook County Health & Hospitals System CEO, Ram Raju, MD, encouraged low-income Cook County adults to visit www.countycare.com or call 1-312-864-8200 to see if they are eligible for… [Read More]


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CountyCare Weekend, September 28th

Who is eligible? You can get CountyCare if you: Live in Cook County Be 19-64 years of age Be a legal immigrant for at least 5 years or be a US citizen Meet income limits. (Limits are $15,282 of income… [Read More]


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CCHHS Announces Improvements at Oak Forest Health Center

The Cook County Health & Hospitals System today announced the opening of Oak Forest Health Center (OFHC), where new radiology and laboratory services will be offered. The nearly $6 million transformation will allow the county to provide CT scans, ultrasounds… [Read More]


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CCHHS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

CHICAGO (September 23, 2013) – Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Dr. Ram Raju, CEO of Cook County Health and Hospitals System marked Hispanic Heritage Month with Cook County Commissioners Jesús “Chuy” García (7th district) and Edwin Reyes (8th… [Read More]


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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]


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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]