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Meeting Name: Health & Hospitals Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/15/2020 10:15 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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20-0712 1 REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS COOK COUNTY HEALTH’S FORMULARY PROGRAMResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MEETING OF THE COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS COOK COUNTY HEALTH’S FORMULARY PROGRAM WHEREAS, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists defines a formulary, as a “continually updated list of medications and related information, representing the clinical judgment of pharmacists, physicians, and other experts in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and promotion of health; and WHEREAS, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: health systems should develop, maintain, and implement a formulary management process, whereby decisions on the management of a formulary system is founded on the evidence-based clinical, ethical, legal, social, philosophical, quality-of-life, safety, and economic factors that result in optimal patient care; and WHEREAS, the process must include the active and direct involvement of physicians, pharmacists, and other appropriate health care professionals; and WHEREAS, this evidence-based process should not be based solely on economic factors, rather the formulary s   Not available Video Video
20-0726 1 COOK COUNTY HEALTH’S PLANNED CONSTRUCTION OF A MODERN REPLACEMENT FACILITY AT PROVIDENT HOSPITALResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF COOK COUNTY HEALTH’S PLANNED CONSTRUCTION OF A MODERN REPLACEMENT FACILITY AT PROVIDENT HOSPITAL WHEREAS, Provident Hospital is one of the most storied and cherished hospitals in Chicago, particularly to the African American community; and WHEREAS, Daniel Hale Williams, a Black medical doctor, founded the original Provident Hospital in 1891 and Provident Hospital was one of the first non-segregated medical facilities in the country; and WHEREAS, after its establishment, Provident Hospital trained Black nurses while patients were seen by doctors of all races; and WHEREAS, on July 9, 1893, Daniel Hale Williams performed the first open heart surgery in the world, repairing the pericardium of James Cornish who suffered a stab wound to the chest; and WHEREAS, in 1987 Provident Hospital closed; and WHEREAS, the current Provident Hospital facility is not the original hospital; and WHEREAS, repeat this for as many Whereas clauses you have; and WHEREAS, Cook County purchased, renovated, and reopened Provident Hospital in 1993 as a p   Not available Video Video
20-0789 1 COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM CEO SELECTION CRITERA AND MANAGEMENT AUDITResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM CEO SELECTION CRITERA AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT WHEREAS, Cook County is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and as such may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and WHEREAS, Cook County by ordinance established the independent Cook County Health & Hospitals System (“CCHHS”) which continued to be an agency of and funded by Cook County; and WHEREAS, by ordinance, all personnel within CCHHS shall be governed by the Board of Directors, established as the System Board; and WHEREAS, the System Board was granted the authority to address human resource functions with regard to all employees, and is charged with the hiring and recruitment of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of CCHHS; and WHEREAS, the County Board President and County Board recognize that CCHHS operations and personnel matters are conducted free from any political interference, however, due to the policy making nature of the CEO posi   Not available Video Video