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Illinois Health Links

Illinois Healthcare Portal – Visit this website and use the Health Program Finder and learn about Prescription Drug Coverage Programs, and other health-related programs.

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation Physician Profile — Provides license and disciplinary and legal actions data on Illinois physicians. Data included in the profile sections is limited to actions within the most recent five years

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) – is provided by the Illinois Department on Aging to counsel seniors as they make decisions about insurance. Counselors are volunteers, trained to answer questions regarding Medicare, Prescription Drug Coverage, Long-term Care Insurance and more.

ACCESS Community Health – ACCESS provides services to address the health of underserved communities in such areas as preventive care, chronic disease management, and support services.

CountyCare – Medicaid program for uninsured adults in Cook County operated by the State of Illinois and the Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems (CCHHS)

Vista Health Center – Part of the Cook County Health & Hospital System, located in Palatine, provides outpatient services.

Illinois Hospitalsfrom the Illinois Hospital Association.

Illinois Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Health Care – from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Consumers have a right to access information about the quality of health care provided in Illinois.  This Web site can help you to become a more informed consumer and to make better health care choices. On this site, you can access volume and cost of services in hospitals and ambulatory surgery treatment centers, quality and safety data, nurse staffing data, patient satisfaction surveys, summaries and links to Illinois laws that ensure consumer protection.

Seniors BlueBook
find doctors, hospitals and other healthcare resources for seniors.

Illinois Poison Center – The Illinois Poison Center is a non-profit health service that provides the people of Illinois with access to comprehensive and trusted information and treatment advice on potentially harmful substances via a free, confidential 24-hour helpline: 1-800-222-1222.