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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, CCHHS CEO Dr. Terry Mason discuss plans for Oak Forest Hospital

By at June 1, 2011 | 2:56 pm | 4 Comments

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, CCHHS CEO Dr. Terry Mason discuss plans for Oak Forest Hospital

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health and Hospital System (CCHHS) Dr. Terry Mason held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss upcoming plans for Oak Forest Hospital. In light of the decision by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Board, CCHHS will begin today the process of a modified plan of operations for Oak Forest more...

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Faith and Community Leaders Stand with Preckwinkle on SB40 and the Oak Forest Transformation Plan

By at May 26, 2011 | 2:48 pm | 1 Comments

Faith and Community Leaders Stand with Preckwinkle on SB40 and the Oak Forest Transformation Plan

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health and Hospital System Chief Executive Officer Dr. Terry Mason called a meeting of faith and community leaders from the Chicago and surrounding suburbs on Thursday morning. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the future of the Cook County Health and Hospital System and the importance of moving forward more...

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President Preckwinkle, commissioners issue statements regarding restructure of Oak Forest Hospital

By at May 12, 2011 | 10:42 am | 4 Comments

President Preckwinkle, commissioners issue statements regarding restructure of Oak Forest Hospital

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday released the following statement in response to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s denial of a request by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) to discontinue inpatient care at Oak Forest Hospital: “Despite the Board’s decision, I remain committed to the comprehensive more...

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Cook County Hospitals, CDC and Rush collaborate to research and prevent healthcare-associated infections

By at March 21, 2011 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Hospitals, CDC and Rush collaborate to research and prevent healthcare-associated infections

From Medical News Today, March 21, 2011: The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding researchers at the Cook County Health & Hospitals System and Rush University Medical Center a $2 million grant to continue a successful program aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections, antibiotic resistance, and other adverse events more...

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Cook County Officials & IL Secretary of State Promote Organ Donation

By at January 18, 2011 | 3:38 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Officials & IL Secretary of State Promote Organ Donation

Originally published January 4, 2011--Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele (2nd) in a partnership with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Secretary of State Jesse White and the Cook County Board of Commissioners are recognizing the Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network and Donate Life Illinois for their work to promote awareness of organ and tissue more...

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