Tag: Health Care Desert

Ten Tweets About The New South Side Trauma Center

Late last week, the University of Chicago released the news that the south side of the city was going to get a Level 1 Trauma Center for the first time in over 20 years. Like many others, the news left me both elated and wanting more.  These ten tweets reflect those feelings. Planning for a... Read more »

No South Side Level 1 Trauma Centers Leads to Reality Check

A woman was shot and critically wounded in her legs during a drive by at 61st & Cottage Grove a few weeks ago. Despite the fact she was literally three blocks from one of the best teaching hospitals in the country (or maybe even the world), she was taken to Northwestern hospital for treatment approximately... Read more »