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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. Lisa SchenckerChicago Tribune The federal governm... read more

Newborn exposure to marijuana use exaggerated, area hospital records show

St. Mary-Corwin Medical ... health record keeper, said it does not “receive or track data” on THC-positive infants across the state because there is no consistency between the hospitals ... 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

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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

Judge rejects plea deal for former St. Clair County judge in drug case

EAST ST. LOUIS • A federal judge refused Wednesday to accept terms of a plea agreement that would have sent former St. Clair County judge Michael ... public confidence in the judicial system. Cook res... read more

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of older patients to gruesome deaths

Citing medical privacy laws, Lakeview administrator Nichole Lockett declined to comment on Jackson's care. In a court filing, the nursing home denied wrongdoing. The case, pending in Cook County ... t... read more

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

County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday acknowledged problems with Cook County Health ... system's bureaucracy — from mistakes during patient scheduling and registration to billing lapses ... read more

Joe Mullany replaced as CEO of Detroit Medical Center

After four years as CEO of Detroit Medical Center, Joe Mullany has been replaced ... Before joining Tenet, he was COO of publicly owned Cook County Health & Hospitals System in Chicago. "Tony's more t... read more

Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed

Tate declined to provide details on the two people who died, citing patient confidentiality. State and federal officials are ... said they were assisting the L.A. County Department of Public Health in ... read more

Sick Apopka farmworkers hope for major study of their illnesses

State law restricts the county Health Department from asking private physicians for medical records of patients. Also, not all private clinics report their patient information to the ... according to ... 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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