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Illinois Poison Center

Illinois Poison Center

2018 marked the 65th year of the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) safeguarding children and adults across the state from poisoning harm. As the first poison center in the U.S., IPC blazed a trail that led other states to create their own poison centers. Hear from IPC leaders and clinicians throughout Illinois in our video on IPC’s powerful impact on healthcare.

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2019 Quality Advocacy Showcase

2019 Quality Advocacy Showcase

Submissions are open for the 4th annual IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase at the State Capitol in April. The event offers your organization an opportunity to meet with legislators about a quality improvement project that has positively impacted patients and communities while reducing costs.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • Member News Spotlight

Vincent Lyles Heads to Advocate Aurora Health

Former Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee president Vincent Lyles was named vice president of community relations at Advocate Aurora Health Care. Milwaukee Business Journal

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • News from the Web

As ACOs Face Change, Group Touts $2.7B Medicare Savings

A widely used effort to move Medicare away from fee-for-service medicine saved nearly $2.7 billion from 2013 through 2016, a new study indicates. Forbes

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • News from the Web

Dems Aim to Punt Vote on Obamacare Taxes

Health-care companies are making a last-minute push to delay ObamaCare taxes as part of a year-end government funding deal. The Hill

2018 IHA Quality Excellence Achievement Awards

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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