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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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Dr. Claudia Fegan Discusses Affordable Care Act on MSNBC

As the fate of President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the “Affordable Care Act,” rests on a decision made by nine Supreme Court justices, the Up w/ Chris Hayes panelists – including former President Obama advisor Neera Tanden, the Washington… [Read More]


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Cook County Health Launches New Website

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health 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 information portal for… [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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John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Operating Officer Awarded “Soul of Medicine”

Cook County Health Congratulates Dr. Claudia Fegan John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Medical Officer Awarded “Soul of Medicine” CHICAGO- The Cook County Health (CCH) Claudia Fegan is the newest recipient of the 2nd Annual Soul of Medicine Award. The… [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]


Anti-Violence Cross Walk 2012

Anti-Violence Cross Walk 2012

CROSSwalk is a four-mile Holy Week procession across the heart of the city to remember murdered youth and connect participants with opportunities to protect children, mitigate violence and support families struggling with these issues. CROSSwalk is not a protest march…. [Read More]



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

Cook County Health Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank Cook County Residents Urged to Continue to Donate Blood CHICAGO – The Cook County Health (CCH) announced the 75th Anniversary of the World’s First Blood Bank today. When… [Read More]


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CCH Recognizes National Kidney Month-Your Kidneys are essential to Life

Chronic kidney disease may be caused by diabetes, high blood pressure and other disorders. Early detection and treatment can often keep chronic kidney disease from progressing to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to maintain life. The… [Read More]