Labor & Delivery

The Labor & Delivery department at Cook County Health works to ensure you and your baby are healthy during and after your pregnancy. We have a longstanding commitment to women’s health and our dedicated team of doctors and nurses will support you before, during and after your delivery. Every woman’s labor and delivery experience is unique. You may be in...

Office of Research & Regulatory Affairs (IRB)

...Newsletter – June 2019 Newsletter – November 2019 Workshop Slides Informed Consent Updates – October 2018 Related Links Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP): http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/ Belmont Report: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/belmont.html 45 CFR 46 HHS Common Rule: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/45cfr46.html 21 CFR 50 & 56 FDA Rules: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=50 https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=56 CITI Program: http://citiprogram.org/login Training for Human Participant Research All persons who are to be substantively involved...

Human Resources

...of the team. Growth – At Cook County Health, you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals. Diversity – Cook County Health actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care. To view available positions,...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY Cook County Health continues to take steps to ensure the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff, working closely with local and state agencies, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and our own Cook County Department of Public Health. Currently, the COVID-19 Delta variant, a very contagious form of COVID-19, is now...

Request Medical Records

...chart below, and you can pay by check or online at www.healthportpay.com. Original Medical Record Format Method of Delivery Estimated Fee Electronic Medical Records Delivered on CD or USB $6.50 flat fee Electronic Medical Records Produced to paper $0.90 flat fee electronic to paper $0.32 for envelope plus postage and $0.05 per page of paper Hybrid (part electronic part paper)...

Ophthalmology

...“Quick Diagnosis Units,” a model to safely work up patients on an outpatient basis rather than admitting them to a hospital, improve patient care and coordination and potentially significantly reduce health care costs. Dr. Urjeet Patel Division Chair, Otolaryngology Chair, Cook County Health Cancer Committee As a lifelong Chicagoan, Dr. Patel’s passion for medicine dates back to childhood when his...

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

...To a timely and reasonable response to questions and service requests. You have the right to know about your treatment and the health care team, including the right: To have a family member or representative of your choice and your own doctor promptly notified of your admission. To know the names and roles of the team members involved in your...

Media Resource Center

...Lu’s main interests are in critical care medicine and resident and student education. She organizes the toxicology conferences for the emergency medicine residency program and has lectured nationally and internationally on various poisoning topics such as aspirin, opioids and other drugs of abuse. Dr. Mark Loafman Department Chair, Family & Community Medicine Dr. Loafman, Cook County Health chair of family...

Women’s Health

...services, as well as more specialized care.  Menstruation and menopause management Reproductive endocrinology and hormone care Infertility services Gynecologic cancer screenings and treatment Family planning Screening and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Chronic gynecological conditions Click here to learn more about our gynecology services. Pregnancy Cook County Health provides complete care for pregnant women from early symptoms through postpartum....

OB/GYN

...offers private Labor & Delivery rooms with modern technological advances. Our commitment to women’s health is long-standing, and our broad range of expertise allows us to provide care for patients at every stage of pregnancy and after. You can rely on us for care after your baby is born, so you recover quickly and feel confident in your new role...

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