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Rush, Cook County hospitals find success fighting deadly superbug

A collaboration between Rush University Medical Center and Cook County health officials has dramatically reduced the spread of the superbug known as CRE, a potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A cleaning protocol developed by Rush and county researchers to fight CRE… [Read More]


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CIO Donna Hart Earns Award for Improving Health Care with IT

Donna Hart, Chief Information Officer for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) recently received a Health Information Technology (HIT) Men & Women Award for enhancing patient care through health IT during the international Health Information Management Systems Society… [Read More]


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It’s Springtime; the 4 Men Only Health Fair Returns!

Provident Hospital will again host the annual 4 Men Only Health Fair on Saturday, April 18, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. This health fair has become a community fixture, this being its 18th year. There will be free lab work for prostate… [Read More]


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CCHHS Opens PrEP Clinic to Help Mitigate AIDS Infections

The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s (CCHHS) Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is launching a new clinic to fight AIDS by preventing HIV infections. The new clinic will provide an HIV-preventive medication, HIV PreExposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, to people… [Read More]


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Mark Loafman Named Chair of Family & Community Medicine

Mark Loafman, MD, MPH, was recently appointed Chair of the Family and Community Medicine Department at Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). An Oak Park resident for 22 years, Dr. Loafman will lead the department of 60 family physicians… [Read More]


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National Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21

Year after year, millions of accidental poisonings happen in the United States – the majority of them affecting children. A poison is any substance that can harm someone if it is used in the wrong way, by the wrong person… [Read More]


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Provident Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Provident Hospital, a member of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), is pleased to announce that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its health care performance… [Read More]


American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

February, American Heart Month, is a time to spread awareness of the dangers of heart disease and recommit to prevention, reducing risks and helping our patients live longer, healthier lives. Hundreds of thousands of patients and families are devastated each… [Read More]


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CCHHS Blood Bank Founder Dr. Bernard Fantus Honored

When Dr. Bernard Fantus started the first-ever blood bank nearly 80 years ago at Cook County Hospital, he was looking for a way to ensure that patients in dire need of a blood transfusion wouldn’t have to endure a frantic search to… [Read More]