The Office of Policy and Planning monitors, analyzes and reports on the Chicago primary care, mental health, and hospital systems.
This report examines access to health care in Chicago and proposes improvements (2008).
Community health centers are locally-based health care clinics that provide comprehensive primary and preventive care to underserved populations. Search for a community health center here.
This report provides a profile of facilities that specialized in providing mental health services in 2003 as part of the mental health safety net, and focuses on outpatient care.
The Chicago Hospital Profile, 1999-2003, reports on changes in Chicago hospitals over a five-year period.
Casting Chicago’s Health Care Safety Net: A 12–Year Review of Chicago’s Community-Based Primary Care System examines the extent to which the health care needs of Chicago's uninsured are being met (2005).
Serving Chicago’s Underserved profiles Chicago’s community-based safety net primary health care system as it existed in 2002.