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Compliance Notice

Compliance Notice





Dr. Connie Mennella is CCHHS’ 2017 Doctor of the Year

Dr. Connie Mennella, Chairperson of the Department of Correctional Health at Cermak Health Services, was named Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s 2017 Doctor of the Year. Dr. Mennella was selected from more than 80 doctors, who were all nominated… [Read More]


Attention: New Dictation Services

Attention: New Dictation Services

CCHHS has a new dictation service as of Monday May 1st – Perry Johnson & Assoc.  With this new service please use the encounter number (the one next to FIN: in the banner bar) rather than the patient’s medical record… [Read More]


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An Open Letter to Our Patients and the Communities We Serve

An open letter to our patients, community members, staff and elected officials, Recently, our country has faced challenges that seem contradictory to the principles on which our nation was founded. Access to health care for millions of Americans hangs in… [Read More]


Cook County Tackles Mental Illness in Community and Jail

Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) is holding a two-day workshop with key agencies involved in the criminal justice system to develop a detailed map of where the gaps are in providing behavioral health services in Cook County. The… [Read More]


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Major Change Coming for Cardiac Imaging

In an effort to cut down on the number of unnecessary cardiac imaging procedures being done in the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is going to start requiring doctors and providers to submit proof that they… [Read More]


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Inadequate Access to Nutritious Food May Increase Stroke Risk Factors

Food insecurity – the state of being without reliable access to adequate amounts of affordable, nutritious food – may be linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure and diabetes for stroke victims, possibly putting them at greater risk… [Read More]