Health Equity Action Day

2021 IHA Leadership Summit

2021 IHA Leadership Summit: Emerge

Emerge prepared. Emerge inspired. Emerge together. The 2021 IHA Leadership Summit is your chance to reunite with fellow hospital leaders and fortify your post-pandemic strategy. National experts will tackle the most urgent challenges and opportunities in healthcare, from organizational finance to care delivery. Join us in person or virtually for one-and-a-half days of dynamic programming on September 23-24.

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There's Unity in Immunity

Vaccine

Together, we have the power to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Participate in our public awareness campaign to encourage vaccination; address vaccine hesitancy; build confidence by dispelling fears and myths; and communicate the value of COVID-19 vaccines in protecting our communities from new variants.

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Crain's Notable General Counsel

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Karen Harris, IHA Senior Vice President and General Counsel, was named one of the Crain’s Chicago Business “Notable General Counsels of 2021” for her work confronting the most challenging issues of the past year: helping hospitals care for patients during the pandemic and address racial disparities in healthcare. Harris joined IHA in 2019, bringing her expertise, drive and dedication to serving IHA-member hospitals and health systems.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: July 29

Senate Infrastructure Package Does Not Redirect PRF 

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • News from the Web

Illinois hospital CEO to retire after 42 years in healthcare

Bob Moore is retiring as CEO of Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City. Becker Hospital Review

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • News from the Web

Illinois sees highest single-day vaccination total since June

COVID-19 vaccinations in Illinois hit their highest level in more than a month Thursday in the face of concern about the delta variant. Daily Herald

Addressing Health Disparities

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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. IHA and the Illinois hospital community are working together to achieve health equity. Learn more about this pervasive issue—and efforts to address it in Illinois.

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IHA Video: Honoring Hospitals

Extraordinary

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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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, 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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Powerful Economic Drivers

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