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On the front lines of city’s violence

By the time paramedics wheeled Daniel Dilce into Stroger Hospital’s busy trauma unit early Sunday, there was little doctors could do to save his life. Blood leaked from the 35-year-old’s wounds and radiated across the white sheets beneath him as… [Read More]


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STEP UP, GET TESTED: Chicago for 5K

STEP UP, GET TESTED is a city-wide unified effort that brings AIDS service and community-based organizations together to scale up HIV testing in the most underserved communities of Chicago. As a part of National HIV Testing Day (June 27), the… [Read More]


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Cook County Health and Hospitals System Urges Residents to Get Yourself Tested

Cook County Health and Hospitals System Aims to Test 5,000 Patients Get Yourself Tested Campaign kicks off April 4, 2011 CHICAGO— In response to the staggering rate of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among youth in the Chicagoland area, the Cook… [Read More]


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Cook County Springs into Health with New Worksite Wellness Initiative

  Cook County Springs Into Health With New Worksite Wellness Initiative   President Preckwinkle alongside Dr. Raju announced today a broad worksite wellness initiative, “Spring Into Health!” to engage Cook County’s 22,000 employees in a culture of health and fitness.  As part of… [Read More]


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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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Cook County Health and Hospitals System Launches New Website

CHICAGO-The Cook County Health and Hospitals System 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… [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]


John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Operating Officer, Claudia Fegan

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital Chief Operating Officer Awarded “Soul of Medicine”

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


Dr. Greg Lewis Featured on Recent Radio Program

Dr. Greg Lewis Featured on Recent Radio Program

Dr. Greg Lewis, Child & Adolescent Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, was recently a featured panelist discussing issues in regard to asylum/immigration rights work he does at Stroger Hospital, with unaccompanied minors. Along with Dr. Lewis, the panel consisted of… [Read More]