Moving Healthy Ahead

2020 IHA Virtual Leadership Summit


Two Mornings on October 22-23, 2020

Get a crash course on the most critical industry trends by attending IHA’s 2020 Virtual Leadership Summit. Local and national thought leaders will share strategies for better outcomes, more localized and personal care and greater health equity. Join us live from the comfort of your desk for this complimentary program.

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Addressing Health Disparities

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Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, which has highlighted glaring health disparities. Illinois’ hospital community is engaged on this issue and recognizes the powerful voices protesting systemic racism. In a statement on health disparities, IHA President A.J. Wilhelmi and IHA Board Chair Philip M. Kambic identify the role of Illinois’ hospital community in striving to end health disparities, a key step in achieving racial justice, equality and inclusion.

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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

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • News from the Web

New Law Creates 988 Hotline For Mental Health Emergencies

Mental health advocates say 988, a simple three-digit number, will be easier for people to remember in the midst of a mental health emergency. NPR

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • News from the Web

Trump vs Biden on Medicare: How each wants to modify the insurance program

While President Trump has taken some steps to ease certain costs for Medicare beneficiaries and proposed other changes, Dem challenger Biden has some ideas of his own for the healthcare program. CNBC

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • News from the Web

Hospitals will need Supreme Court's help to stop site-neutral, 340B cuts

If hospitals want to overturn the Trump administration's site-neutral payment policy, as well as looming cuts to the 340B program, they'll need an assist from the Supreme Court.  Modern Hlthcr

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