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COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus

IHA is working closely with health departments and government officials to ensure Illinois hospitals have the resources and support they need to respond to COVID-19. See our COVID-19 webpage for key resources, government updates, clinical guidance for providers and information from IHA on a range of issues, including federal policy, behavioral health and telehealth.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Jun 02, 2020
  • News from the Web

State Lawmakers Respond to Protests, Offer Plans For Change

As outrage and protest against police brutality and racial injustice has spilled into the streets, Black Illinois state lawmakers are offering their plans for how to fix those problems.  NPR

  • Jun 02, 2020
  • News from the Web

Chicago hospitals cancel appointments after weekend unrest

Several Chicago-area health systems canceled patient appointments Monday following a violent weekend and disruptions to public transit schedules. Chicago Tribune

  • Jun 02, 2020
  • News from the Web

'We Will Stand Strong And United': Mayor Lightfoot Responds To Weekend Unrest, Shares Plans To Rebui

Mayor Lightfoot joined Chicago police, fire, emergency management, and other city agencies on Monday to provide an update following weekend unrest. WBBM Radio

COMPdata Readmissions Dashboards

COMPdata readmissions dashboards

Find out why your patients are returning to the hospital for care after discharge through new Readmissions Dashboards from IHA’s COMPdata Informatics. The dashboards identify readmission rates and counts, the hospitals that provided care to readmitted patients, and the reasons for readmission. What you’ll learn can aid in quality improvement efforts and in reducing healthcare costs.

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MAPS Patient Safety White Paper

Quality Improvement

Patient Safety Focus: Top 10 Safety Issues for 2020 is a white paper from MAPS PSO that outlines evidence-based recommendations and strategies to enhance patient safety and care delivery. This year's top issues include maternal opioid use, care transition handoffs, social determinants of health, medical device-related pressure injuries and workplace violence de-escalation.  Non-MAPS members can purchase this essential document to use in your quality improvement efforts.

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