Advocate Aurora Health Part of Long-Term Efforts to Achieve Health Equity on Chicago’s South Side

Advocate Aurora Health's Advocate Trinity Hospital is one of four hospitals on Chicago's South Side working toward health equity.

UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health — based in Downers Grove, Ill. And Milwaukee, Wis. — is helping lead the way to increased health equity for residents of Chicago’s South Side. The health system’s Advocate Trinity Hospital has signed a nonbinding agreement with three other area hospitals — Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (a member of Trinity […]

Advocate Aurora Health and MATTER announce 2019 Health Tech Venture Challenge winner

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UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health, one of the 10 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, named digital health startup LifePod the winner of the 2019 Health Tech Venture Challenge. Following a live pitch event on Nov. 5, LifePod was awarded a $10,000 cash prize, a […]

UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health to invest $50 million in underserved Illinois and Wisconsin neighborhoods

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UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health announced today a commitment to invest $50 million to help address economic, racial and environmental disparities that impact comunity health outcomes – positioning the organization among the first health systems in the country to make such a significant pledge to investing in targeted community development. The commitment complements local purchasing efforts, […]

UCC-related Advocate Aurora Health Educator and Chaplain Buhuro Publishes Book on Spiritual Needs of African Americans

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The Rev. Danielle J. Buhuro, D.Min., currently an ECPE certified educator at UCC-related Advocate South Suburban and Trinity Hospitals in Chicago, has just released a new book, Spiritual Care in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter — Examining the Spiritual and Prophetic Needs of African Americans in a Violent America. Published in the Cascade imprint by Wipf […]

Presenting Sponsorship of Synod Offers Unique Avenue for Furthering CHHSM Members’ Mission and Ministry

Near the end of Synod, CHHSM member ministries pose in the selfie booth.

Part family reunion, part education and information session, part network building … and a lot of fun and hard work. These sentiments express the overall reaction of CHHSM members participating in CHHSM’s first-ever presenting sponsorship of the UCC’s General Synod, held June 21-25 in Milwaukee, Wis. As presenting sponsor, CHHSM’s Synod presence helped introduce the […]

UCC-related Advocate Christ Medical Center Collaboration Expands Trauma Centers’ Violence Recovery Services

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Continuing an ongoing effort to respond to the public health crisis of intentional violence, the University of Chicago Medicine and UCC-related Advocate Christ Medical Center are joining forces to form Southland RISE (Resilience Initiative to Strengthen and Empower), a new collaborative designed to better care for individuals, families and communities on the South Side and […]