For the first time, legislation that passed both Chambers unanimously (A.9476A/ S.69486A) would provide a more targeted definition of our most vulnerable hospitals – those hospitals that truly treat the largest number of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The… Read More
After a two-year effort, the Healthy Communities Cook County coalition (HC3), (of which Doctors Council is a member) has successfully advocated to the Cook County board for the creation of a new program that will help uninsured Cook County… Read More
August Joint Meeting of System-Wide & Facility-Based Collaboration Councils Advances Goal of Improving Quality Care and the Patient Experience Through Increased Engagement Between Front-line Doctors and Administration: Vital Importance of Collaboration Councils to Health + Hospitals Strategic Restructuring/Transformation… Read More
Photo Credit: MARTY MELVILLE/AFP Dear Doctors, I am sure each of you, like us, was saddened and shocked at the senseless tragedy in Florida over the weekend. Doctors Council stands united with those who believe in an inclusive and… Read More
Recently, the Cook County Medical Examiners’ office (CCME) successfully obtained full accreditation status after having received provisional accreditation from the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) in February 2013. The NAME accreditation standards are set by NAME for… Read More
Doctors Council is comprised of physicians and dentists from diverse backgrounds and specialties, practicing in multiple settings. As frontline doctors, we are united to ensure that our voice, and the voices of the patients and communities we serve, are heard.