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2021 IHA Leadership Summit

2021 IHA Leadership Summit: Emerge

Emerge prepared. Emerge inspired. Emerge together. The 2021 IHA Leadership Summit is your chance to fortify your post-pandemic strategy. National experts will tackle the most urgent challenges and opportunities in healthcare, from organizational finance to care delivery. Join us for one-and-a-half days of virtual programming on September 23-24.

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Advancing Health Equity

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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. Unquestionably, racism is a serious public health crisis. IHA and the Illinois hospital community are working together to confront this issue. Learn more about efforts to achieve health equity statewide.

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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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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • Member News Spotlight

New Franciscan Health urgent care center breaks ground on former St. James Hospital site in Chicago

Where St. James Hospital stood for more than a century, Franciscan Health broke ground Wednesday for an urgent care center in Chicago Heights it expects to open in about a year. Daily Southtown

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • News from the Web

Hospitals slam Lown Institute's social responsibility ranking

The American Hospital Association is taking aim at the Lown Institute's social responsibility ranking, which ranks 3,010 hospitals across the U.S. on 54 metrics. Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • News from the Web

Asthma group warns against social media trend of inhaling disinfectant to treat coronavirus

A leading asthma group issued a warning against a supposed coronavirus treatment circulating on social media leading people to post videos of themselves breathing in hydrogen peroxide. Seattle Times

IHA Video: Honoring Hospitals

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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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