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2019 IHA Federal Advocacy Agenda

2019 IHA Federal Advocacy Agenda

IHA’s 2019 Federal Advocacy Agenda, Healthy Communities, identifies actions Congress can take to ensure access to quality, affordable healthcare in Illinois, including strengthening the Affordable Care Act, ensuring fair and adequate reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, and reducing the costs of prescription drugs. Join IHA in advocating for public policies that advance healthcare.

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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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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Apr 23, 2019
  • Member News Spotlight

Westlake Hospital Owners Agree to Keep Operating; Critical Hearing Slated for Next Week

The owners of Westlake Hospital a Cook County judge Monday that they will abide by all the conditions set out in a temporary restraining order issued nearly two weeks ago. ABC 7 TV

  • Apr 23, 2019
  • Member News Spotlight

Kim Foxx Allowed to Join Fight to Save Westlake Hospital

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has joined the fight to a keep open a west suburban hospital that serves many low-income and minority patients. WGN TV

  • Apr 23, 2019
  • Member News Spotlight

Elmhurst Hospital President Named to Board of Global Organization

The president and CEO of Elmhurst Hospital, Pamela Dunley, has been named to the Planetree International board of directors. Daily Herald

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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