Media Resource Center

...County Health for more than 20 years. He is committed to improving health care outcomes for the most vulnerable members of our communities. Dr. Connie Mennella Department Chair, Correctional Health Dr. Mennella serves at the chair and medical director for Cook County correctional health. Under her leadership, the Department of Correctional Health has been able to develop detoxification protocols and...

Governance

...02-19-19 Quality Article 02-22-19 Health Equity Article 1 02-27-19 Health Equity Article 2 02-27-19 Health Equity Article 3 02-27-19 Health Equity Article 4 02-27-19 Behavioral Health Article 1 02-27-19 Behavioral Health Article 2 02-27-19 Safety Net Article 1 02-28-19 Integrated Care Article 1 03-15-19 Integrated Care Article 2 03-15-19 Managed Care Article 1 03-15-19 Medical Practice/Medical Group/Specialty Care Article 1...

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...

Ophthalmology

...Medicine Dr. Loafman, Cook County Health chair of family and community medicine, is an authority on community medicine and maternal and child health, and leads a team of 60 physicians providing comprehensive, compassionate primary and preventive care. He has dedicated much of his career to reducing health disparities in care and improving health outcomes in primary and obstetric care practices....

Human Resources

...salary. Plus, you have the option to elect for additional term insurance at affordable rates. Learn more about Cook County’s Benefits and Insurance Programs from the Department of Risk Management at (312) 603-6422 or online at www.cookcountyrisk.com. Family Leave for Special Needs Cook County is committed to supporting employees and their families, particularly when workers require time off to handle...

Community Relations

...information. Press, News, Events, Social Media and Videos Events Calendar Press Releases Videos Media Resource Center Community Newsletter Cook County Health on Facebook Cook County Health on Instagram Cook County Health on YouTube Request for Materials & Event Participation Speakers Bureau Request Join our Community Newsletter Distribution Request Materials More Information Cook County Health Cares Healthcare Institutions Letter on Racism...

Billing & Insurance

...enroll by December 15, 2020 to have health insurance in 2021. The Health Insurance Marketplace provides options for affordable health insurance plans sold by insurance companies. If you bought a health insurance plan through the Marketplace in 2020, you can renew your current plan or enroll in a different plan for 2021. Assistance with applying for Medicaid and All Kids...

Making an Impact

...Cook County Health Cermak Health Services at the Cook County jail, detainees with a history of opioid use are offered training and naloxone upon release to reduce the incidence of post-detox overdose. Cook County Health partners with three community health centers – Esperanza Health Centers, PrimeCare Community Health, and Heartland Health Centers – to offer medication-assisted treatment for opioid use...

Online & Print Journals

...following journal websites are available to browse online. However, the library does not subscribe to any of the full journals electronically. To request a specific article, send an Interlibrary Loan request to libary@cookcountyhealth.org. You will receive the requested articles via email when it is available. Journal for Nurse Practitioners Table of Contents Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing free 2016 to...

Public Health & Preventive Medicine

...of health care organizations and/or departments of public health To develop critical assessment, methodological, and analytic skills with respect to evidence based public health research, with a particular emphasis on links between epidemiology, behavioral medicine, and prevention To develop communication skills in the context of multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary clinical and public health settings as well as academic and organizational/administrative settings...

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