Advancing Illinois Healthcare

2019 Quality Advocacy Showcase

2019 Quality Advocacy Showcase

Submissions are open for the 4th annual IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase at the State Capitol in April. The event offers your organization an opportunity to meet with legislators about a quality improvement project that has positively impacted patients and communities while reducing costs.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • News from the Web

New SIU Med School Program Will Train Some Students Entirely in Southern Illinois

SIU School of Medicine is planning major additions to its curriculum that would bring more medical students, physician assistants and doctors to Carbondale and areas of rural southern Illinois.

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • News from the Web

For a Child's Cough, the Best Medicine is No Medicine

Parents are often disappointed or even a little bit upset when I tell them there’s no medicine to help their coughing, sneezing, drippy-nosed children feel better. New York Times

  • Nov 13, 2018
  • News from the Web

Another Day of Grim Discoveries as Death Toll Rises to 42 in Camp Fire

The death toll from the Camp fire climbed to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in California history. Los Angeles Times

2018 IHA Quality Excellence Achievement Awards

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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