Advancing Illinois Healthcare

Small and Rural Hospitals Backgrounder

Small and Rural Hospitals Backgrounder

Advancing Rural Healthcare

Illinois’ small and rural hospitals treat more elderly patients than other hospitals and rely more on government payers, especially Medicare. IHA’s backgrounder, Advancing Rural Health in Communities Across Illinois, illustrates the important role of small and rural hospitals and the challenges they face.

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IHA Leadership Summit

IHA Leadership Summit

BE Inspired BE Engaged BE Transformed BE Informed

Join us for an engaging 1½ days of programming that will tackle the big questions, strategies and issues in healthcare today. You'll learn how to meet patient needs in our consumer-driven marketplace; you'll hear from a bipartisan panel of state legislators on the future of health policy in Illinois; and you'll gain insight into healthcare’s top transformational challenges.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Aug 16, 2018
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: Aug. 16

IL Drug Overdose Deaths Rise 9 Percent

  • Aug 16, 2018
  • News from the Web

Site of Long Shuttered Aurora Hospital May be Cleaned Up

The city of Aurora has moved a step closer to cleaning up the site of the former Copley Hospital. Associated Press

  • Aug 16, 2018
  • News from the Web

Consent Decree Could Boost Mental Health Resources in CPD

Chicago Police officers often serve as first responders to residents experiencing mental health crises. WBEZ

Illinois Hospitals: $95.3b State Economic Impact

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Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Addressing Illinois' Opioid Epidemic

IHA led an effort to develop opioid prescribing guidelines to assist clinicians in treating patients with acute and chronic pain in the emergency department. Last year, hospital emergency departments saw a 66 percent increase in opioid overdose visits.

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