CCHHS Budget Hearing, Dr. Raju’s Testimony

  

Good Morning Chairman Daley, Commissioners, Ladies and Gentlemen. Over the past two years, you have entrusted me to lead the transformation of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System. This board gave me two specific charges. First, create a system… [Read More]

CCHHS CEO Recognized as Business Leader of Color

  

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago United recently announced that Dr. Ram Raju, Chief Executive Officer of Cook County Health and Hospitals System is one of 45 local business executives to be featured in its newest Business Leaders of Color (BLC) publication…. [Read More]

Are We Seeing the Birth of Single Payer Healthcare?

  

Dr. Ram Raju, CEO Cook County Health & Hospitals joins Thom Hartmann. Residents of Cook County, Illinois are about to see some significant new benefts thanks to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act. Starting this week – more than… [Read More]

A Word to Preckwinkle’s Choices

  

In 2008, when we first met Warren Batts, he had just signed on to lead a new panel that oversees Cook County’s health and hospitals system. Batts, a Navy veteran and retired business exec, didn’t sugarcoat the challenge ahead. “The… [Read More]