South Side

South Side ER’s vs. Level 1 Trauma Centers

Tonight on the show, Elizabeth Brackett tells the story of the struggling emergency rooms on the South Side. Here is a map to show you how far some Chicagoans have to travel to access care for the most life-threatening injuries. Javascript is required to view the video map. Legend Emergency Hospitals () Trauma Centers ()

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Understaffing and Ambulance Service at ERs

While patients with health insurance struggle to get in to the University of Chicago Medical Center, patients without insurance are facing even tougher challenges. Provident Hospital on Chicago’s South Side stopped ambulance service in February, and is now relying on Cook County’s other hospitals serving indigent patients to take them. The University of Chicago normally […]

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