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Illinois Poison Center

Illinois Poison Center

2018 marked the 65th year of the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) safeguarding children and adults across the state from poisoning harm. As the first poison center in the U.S., IPC blazed a trail that led other states to create their own poison centers. Hear from IPC leaders and clinicians throughout Illinois in our video on IPC’s powerful impact on healthcare.

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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

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • News from the Web

$7.9 Million Settlement in Delnor Hospital Hostage Lawsuit

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital nurse has received a $7.2 million settlement in her lawsuit against Kane County. Daily Herald

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • News from the Web

How to Avoid Getting Sick at Winter Gatherings

Between the holidays and the winter weather, your children are likely to be in close company with lots of people over the next several weeks. Daily Herald

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • Member News Spotlight

United CEO Munoz gets Personal as Northwestern Tops Heart Transplant Record

As Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated a record number of heart transplants this year, its most famous heart recipient took the stage to share his story. Chicago Sun-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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