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Former Cook County hospital, Sinai CEO Ruth Rothstein dies

Under strict new state law, it won’t be easy to get medical marijuana

First medical marijuana clinic to open next week in Wicker Park

Stroger Hospital names atrium after Richard Phelan

An atrium in Stroger Hospital’s Specialty Care Center has been renamed in honor of Richard Phelan, who served as president of the Cook County board from 1990 to 1994.

The area was officially designated as the Richard J. Phelan Specialty Care Atrium during a ceremony held Monday.

More than 80,000 applications initiated for CountyCare

Cook County has so far exceeded its application targets for CountyCare, the federal waiver program providing health care to county residents who are newly-qualified for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  

UIC Medical Center will get $85 million renovation

Surgery center for Muslims drops religious label

Rush calls for federal funds to create more trauma centers

Quinn signs Illinois Medicaid expansion bill

Sinai downsizes campus overhaul