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IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting

IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting

Get a front-row seat to the latest advances in rural healthcare at the 2019 IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. BE HERE: Innovations in Rural Healthcare showcases creative solutions to common challenges in rural healthcare, including emergency preparedness, the opioid crisis and healthcare consumerism. Join use for the 1½-day meeting on June 20-21.

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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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