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CountyCare begins at Health System

County services will shift from emergency care to “medical home” model This week Cook County will start sending letters to about 115,000 of its low-income residents inviting them to enroll in the county’s new Medicaid program. Adults under 65 with… [Read More]


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Nearly 300 Toys Donated to Tots in Pediatrics Unit

Cook County Officials come together to Kick-Off the 2012 Holiday Season by Donating Hundreds of Toys to Children at Cook County Health and Hospitals System Nearly 300 Toys Donated to Tots in Pediatrics Unit CHICAGO-The Cook County Health and Hospitals… [Read More]


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Cook County Captures 1115 Waiver

Cook County Health and Hospitals System Announce 1115 Medicaid Waiver   Impact Expected to Enroll 115,000 Patients Under Medicaid Umbrella CHICAGO-Cook County Health and Hospitals System Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ram Raju and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced… [Read More]


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Project CONNECT

Project CONNECT is dedicated to help transition patients at Stroger Hospital of Cook County who are HIV positive to the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center to receive (a) primary & specialty care, (b) social services, (c) education and training, and… [Read More]


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Cook County Health System On The Mend

One of the highlights of the budget presentation Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made last week to the Tribune editorial board was an impressively streamlined $868 million spending plan for the health system. In this case, what we didn’t… [Read More]


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Cook County Health System Supports Cigarette Tax Hike

President Preckwinkle, Dr. Raju, Health Advocates Highlight Benefits of Cigarette Tax Study says $1-a-pack increase could save more than 10,000 lives, millions in health-related costs in the next five years   Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by… [Read More]


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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis & Management Grand Rounds

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Aiman Tulaimat, MD Director, Sleep Disorders Laboratory John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County Assistant professor Rush University Medical Center Following participation in this educational activity the participant intends to incorporate the… [Read More]


John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: M&M Conference

John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: M&M Conference

Sindhu Joseph, MD Associate Firm Chief, Firm A John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County Mauricio Carballo, MD Chief Medical Resident, Firm A John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County Following participation in this educational activity the participant… [Read More]


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Provident Hospitals Offers Free Mammograms

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Provident Hospital of Cook County offers to women over 40 years of age free mammograms to the first 50 women (who preferably have never had a mammogram). Call (312) 572-2722 to make… [Read More]


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Emergency Room Wait Times Drop at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital

Preckwinkle Highlights Drop In Emergency Room Wait Times at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) CEO Dr. Ramanathan Raju announced today significant progress in two key areas… [Read More]