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2022 IHA Leadership Summit

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It’s the topic everyone is discussing: What’s next. As we adjust to the new normal, healthcare is among the most-impacted industries, with the most-affected staff. Get strategies for the path forward at this year's IHA Leadership Summit on Sept. 29-30 in Lombard. The Summit will feature prominent thought leaders exploring strategies for the future of workforce, health equity and digital innovation. Join us to learn what’s next in healthcare to ensure your organization is future-focused for success!

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Hospital Engagement Action and Leadership

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and individuals impacted by HEAL hospitals

A third-year report on U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin's Hospital Engagement Action and Leadership (HEAL) initiative shows how the 10 HEAL health systems are effecting positive change in the 18 HEAL neighborhoods. By partnering with neighborhood organizations, HEAL health systems are creating opportunities for individual advancement and building a better future for the communities they serve.

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Powerful Economic Drivers

Healthcare workers

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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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Jul 06, 2022
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: July 6

Why Attend IHA Leadership Summit – Sept. 29-30

  • Jul 06, 2022
  • News from the Web

How to improve public health? Improve communities near public transit.

Walkable communities with access to frequent, safe and reliable public transit promote active lifestyles, bring people together and make people and communities healthier. Crain’s Chicago Business

  • Jul 06, 2022
  • News from the Web

Many won’t rely on virtual options after COVID: AP-NORC poll

Close to half or more of U.S. adults say they are not likely to attend virtual activities, receive virtual health care, have groceries delivered or use curbside pickup after the pandemic is over. AP

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 and government updates, along with information on issues including health equity, legal policy and COVID-19 waivers.

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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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