Health Equity Action Day

There's Unity in Immunity

Vaccine

Together, we have the power to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Participate in our public awareness campaign to encourage vaccination; address vaccine hesitancy; build confidence by dispelling fears and myths; and communicate the value of COVID-19 vaccines in protecting our communities from new variants.

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Crain's Notable General Counsel

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Karen Harris, IHA Senior Vice President and General Counsel, was named one of the Crain’s Chicago Business “Notable General Counsels of 2021” for her work confronting the most challenging issues of the past year: helping hospitals care for patients during the pandemic and address racial disparities in healthcare. Harris joined IHA in 2019, bringing her expertise, drive and dedication to serving IHA-member hospitals and health systems.

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2021 IHA Small & Rural Annual Hospitals Meeting

Small & Rural Meeting

This year's IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting—Moving Healthy Ahead—captures the essence of rural healthcare in 2021: recovering from the pandemic, enhancing operations and achieving healthier communities. In two special panel discussions, rural hospital leaders will explore health disparities and telehealth. Join us on June 23-24 for one-and-a-half days of transformative programming!

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Jun 22, 2021
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: June 22

Last Chance: Register for IHA Small & Rural Meeting

  • Jun 22, 2021
  • News from the Web

FCC awards $31M in telehealth funding to 32 healthcare organizations

FCC awarded $31 million in funding to 32 healthcare organizations as a part of its $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program which funds telehealth projects. Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Jun 22, 2021
  • News from the Web

HHS pulls 340B advisory opinion after it fails to throw out AstraZeneca lawsuit

HHS pulled a controversial advisory opinion that said drugmakers must provide products discounted under the 340B program to contract pharmacies after a legal fight with AstraZeneca Fierce Healthcare

Addressing Health Disparities

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The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color is a stark reminder of the continuing health disparities that challenge all of us to do better. IHA and the Illinois hospital community are working together to achieve health equity. Learn more about this pervasive issue—and efforts to address it in Illinois.

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IHA Video: Honoring Hospitals

Extraordinary

The pandemic has shown how important hospitals and health systems are to communities across Illinois, with healthcare professionals exhibiting tireless dedication in caring for patients. IHA recognizes their bravery, compassion and extraordinary response to an unprecedented crisis. Witness their efforts in a new video—A Year Like No Other.

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COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 UPDATES

IHA is working closely with health departments and government officials to ensure Illinois hospitals have the resources and support they need to respond to COVID-19. See our COVID-19 webpage for key resources, government updates, clinical guidance for providers and information from IHA on a range of issues, including federal policy, behavioral health and telehealth.

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Powerful Economic Drivers

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