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IHA Leadership Summit

IHA Leadership Summit

Renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin will deliver the keynote address at this year’s IHA Leadership Summit—The Intersection of Policy, Politics and Leadership—anchoring the two-day signature event in the crossroads of those three pillars. Along with Goodwin, thought leaders from Illinois and around the country will dive into key healthcare and leadership topics, including patient and family engagement, innovation, and employee engagement. Join us for IHA's premier membership event of the year!

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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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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

For Women of Color on Medicaid, Health-Care Options More Likely to Include Catholic Hospitals

Women using Medicaid, particularly those who are Black or Latina, may be disproportionately funneled into Catholic facilities by their insurance plans. Rewire News

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

Obstetrics unit closing at South Side hospital

Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, 7531 S Stony Island Ave., plans to close its obstetrics unit in August 2019. Chicago Sun-Times

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • News from the Web

Who pays for flexibility? Business owners expect a work-scheduling ordinance to pinch profits

Restaurateur Scott Weiner worries about the impact of a proposed Chicago ordinance that would reduce his flexibility in scheduling workers. Crain’s Chicago Business

Illinois Hospitals: $95.3b State Economic Impact

State Economic Impact

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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