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2019 IHA Emergency Preparedness Exercise

2019 IHA Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Cyberattacks are on the rise in hospitals and health systems. On Nov. 6, IHA’s annual Emergency Preparedness Exercise will simulate a cyberattack and its potential impact on facility systems and infrastructure. By participating, your hospital can improve existing plans and learn strategies to maintain an effective environment of care. You’ll also have the opportunity to test patient evacuation. Experience this full-scale simulation in a live, interactive webinar exclusively for our membership.

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MAPS PSO Annual Culture of Safety Workshop

MAPS PSO Annual Culture of Safety Workshop

Be at the heart of the patient safety movement by attending the MAPS PSO Annual Culture of Safety Workshop on Oct. 30-31. You do not have to be a MAPS member to attend—all patient safety professionals are invited to attend engaging sessions on Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR), emotional first aid and high reliability. National experts from the Medstar Institute for Quality and Safety and the Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety will provide practical strategies for event review, action plans and just culture.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Oct 16, 2019
  • Member News Spotlight

SwedishAmerican celebrates milestone on $60M hospital campus addition

SwedishAmerican employees celebrated the placement of the final structural beam in the new $60 million Women and Children’s Tower on the hospital campus at 1401 E. State St. Rockford Register Star

  • Oct 16, 2019
  • News from the Web

New mental health care center opened on West Side

Nearly 100 organizers and residents celebrated the grand opening Tuesday of a long-awaited mental health clinic on Chicago’s West Side. Chicago Sun-Times

  • Oct 16, 2019
  • News from the Web

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during the Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All. Associated Press

2019 Quality Excellence Achievement Awards

Illinois Hospitals: $95.3b State Economic Impact

State Economic Impact

COMPdata Chronic Conditions Dashboards

COMPdata chronic conditions dashboards

Gain greater insight into your patient population through new chronic conditions dashboards from IHA’s COMPdata Informatics. The dashboards cover 70 chronic conditions identified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, including asthma; cancer; tobacco, drug and alcohol use; and hypertension. What you'll learn can aid in population health management, quality improvement, business development and planning.

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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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