Your trusted voice and resource

Good Health is Behind Everything We Do.

Vision for Illinois Healthcare

To support each person’s quest for optimum health, all individuals and communities have access to high-quality healthcare at the right time and in the right setting.

Who We Are

For a combined 174 years, the Illinois Hospital Association and Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council have worked to improve healthcare. Now our two organizations are one, combining talent and expertise with a renewed sense of purpose.

We are IHA – the Illinois Health and Hospital Association – with a greater influence and a broader impact on all issues affecting hospitals. Our integrated organization has the depth and passion to drive healthcare transformation. Join us as we advance healthcare in Illinois.


Trusted Voice.


Having a strong voice on issues that matter to you and your organization.

Trusted Resource.


Providing unique solutions to help your organization on its transformation journey.

Trusted Partner.


Transforming healthcare outside of the political, governmental and regulatory arenas.

New Future. New Look.

Our new logo symbolizes the unity, power and confidence of two premiere healthcare associations.

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Illinois Health and Hospital Association

Goals that Guide Us

  • Strengthen and align advocacy and influence leadership to reform the delivery of healthcare in the state of Illinois.
  • Enhance the ability to assist in performance improvement and to facilitate the transformation of hospitals and health systems.
  • Enhance offerings in technology, data and information to support the management of population health and systems of care.
  • Expand the array of trusted business and performance solutions through the Midwest Healthcare Institute to help hospitals and health systems transform the delivery of care.
  • Enhance operational effectiveness through innovative solutions.