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Feds investigating exposure of patient data at Cook County Health and Hospitals System

The federal government is looking into a lapse that exposed personal information of more than 700 patients at Cook County Health and Hospitals System. The federal government is looking into a lapse th... read more

The cost of malpractice cases at Chicago's two public hospitals: $160 million—and counting

The Myers case is one of 41 that the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, which operates Stroger, settled with patients and relatives from 2012 through last September, according to data obtained . ... read more

Probiotics useful in the fight against infection prevention

"We worked with clinical trialists from 12 countries that willingly shared their data with us to conduct ... A second project conducted by Cook County Health & Hospitals System at a separate tertiary ... read more

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KHN Morning Briefing

The federal government has until ... chief of staff in the health system’s security office. (Evans and McKay, 7/5) State Highlights: Renowned Texas Heart Transplant Center Being Sued Over Patient's Br... read more


Preckwinkle counters IG report on Cook hospitals, says system continues 'to reform and modernize'

Stroger Hospital is part of the Cook County Health and ... issues in the system's bureaucracy — from mistakes during patient scheduling and registration to billing lapses. Blanchard identified $165 mi... read more

Opioid prescriptions now require database check in Georgia

Even patients who want to get off opioids can find it difficult to do so because of a physical dependence that develops over time. The WellStar Health System, which has hospitals ... information about ... read more

Tainted synthetic pot eyed as cause of another Illinois death; store owner accused of selling substance held without bail

The investigation into the mini-mart owner and employees began last week after Illinois State Police gave Chicago police information about someone ... emergency medicine physician at Cook County Healt... read more

Tainted synthetic marijuana in midwest sickens more than 90, kills 2

“It’s been really kind of unbelievable,” said Dr. Steven Aks, an emergency medicine physician and the director of medical toxicology for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System ... investigation b... read more

Texas County gets tough with medical child abusers

But Coffman said different institutions, even hospitals in the same city, can’t share records because of federal privacy laws established in the Health Insurance ... it to trial in Tarrant County. In ... read more

Health records lost, stolen or revealed online

Since fall 2009, more than 400 large health care breaches affecting at least 500 people and more than 50,000 smaller breaches have been reported to the federal ... medical lab, a radiologist practice, ... read more

Health records lost, stolen or revealed online

All three of the Cook County Health and Hospitals ... as the Federal Trade Commission or theU.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights. • For more information, use chicagotri... read more



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