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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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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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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Apr 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

Editorial: Put Patients First in the Fight Over the Closing of Westlake Hospital

At the heart of the debate over closing Westlake Hospital is a simple question: Is the 230-bed facility crucial to maintaining quality medical care in the near west suburbs? Chicago Sun-Times

  • Apr 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

Westlake Hospital Standoff Highlights Tough Choices in Health Care

The Chicago region, like the health care industry, has two choices: Hold on to the past or move to the future where better and more cost-effective care can be provided to everyone. Crain's

  • Apr 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

Health Care Laws Protect Citizens from Whims of Corporations

Pipeline has repeatedly tried to skirt Illinois law, the mayor of Melrose Park writes. Crain's Chicago Business Op-Ed (by Melrose Park Mayor Ronald Serpico)

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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