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 15, 2018
  • News from the Web

Final Budget OK'd, Rahm Touts Record: 'I Never Once Punted on a Tough Decision'

Mayor Emanuel hopes to go down in history as the financial savior who pulled Chicago back from the brink by making tough choices his predecessor wouldn’t, so his successor won’t have to. Sun-Times

  • Nov 15, 2018
  • News from the Web

Obamacare Enrollment Down Compared to Last Year

Fewer people are signing up for ObamaCare plans this year compared to a similar period last year, according to data released Wednesday by the Trump administration. The Hill

  • Nov 15, 2018
  • News from the Web

McCarthy Elected House GOP Leader for Next Congress

California Republican Kevin McCarthy will be the House GOP leader during the 116th Congress, after he easily beat back a challenge from conservative hardliner Rep. Jim Jordan. Politico

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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