Advancing Illinois Healthcare

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

  • Nov 16, 2018
  • Member News Spotlight

University of Illinois Hospital's Licensed Practical Nurses Go on Strike

Licensed practical nurses at the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics walked off the job Thursday, striking after nearly a year of unsuccessful contract negotiations. Chicago Tribune

  • Nov 16, 2018
  • News from the Web

Cook County Approves $5.94 Billion Budget with No New Taxes, Fines or Fees

Cook County commissioners unanimously approved Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s $5.94 billion election-year budget. Chicago Tribune

  • Nov 16, 2018
  • Member News Spotlight

Passavant Receives 'Magnet' Designation

Passavant Area Hospital received a Magnet Hospital Designation for the third time after the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognized the facility for its patient care and nursing autonomy.

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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