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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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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

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: Sept. 20

IHA Memo Focuses on MCO Reform Implementation

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • News from the Web

Nurses Strike At University Of Chicago Medical Center; ‘It Is Not Something That Anyone Wants To Do’

More than 2,200 nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center are walking off the job after contract talks with the hospital broke down amid a dispute over staffing levels, pay raises. CBS Chicago

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • News from the Web

Poll: Majority say healthcare workers shouldn't be forced to perform procedures against their will

A new survey shows most Americans support conscience protections for healthcare workers, who do not wish to perform procedures that violate their moral values. Washington Examiner

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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