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2019 Workers' Compensation Symposium

2019 Workers' Compensation Symposium

Get answers about the Illinois Health Care Violence Prevention Act at this year’s Workers’ Compensation Symposium at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. On May 2-3, this annual event will provide multidisciplinary approaches to prevent injury and reduce costs. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn new strategies to keep your patients and staff safe.

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2019 IHA Federal Advocacy Agenda

2019 IHA Federal Advocacy Agenda

IHA’s 2019 Federal Advocacy Agenda, Healthy Communities, identifies actions Congress can take to ensure access to quality, affordable healthcare in Illinois, including strengthening the Affordable Care Act, ensuring fair and adequate reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid, and reducing the costs of prescription drugs. Join IHA in advocating for public policies that advance healthcare.

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IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting

IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting

Get a front-row seat to the latest advances in rural healthcare at the 2019 IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. BE HERE: Innovations in Rural Healthcare showcases creative solutions to common challenges in rural healthcare, including emergency preparedness, the opioid crisis and healthcare consumerism. Join use for the 1½-day meeting on June 20-21.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Apr 19, 2019
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: April 19

CMS Issues ACA Exchange 2020 Rule

  • Apr 19, 2019
  • IL Hospitals Doing More

West Side Health Care Group Awarded $3 Million Grant

A West Side health care group will increase training to help health care workers get higher-paying jobs with a $3 million grant announced Thursday. Chicago Sun-Times

  • Apr 19, 2019
  • Member News Spotlight

A Conflicting Series of Rulings Leaves Westlake Patients and Staff Members More Bewildered than Ever

A whirlwind week of back-and-forth court rulings over the fate of Westlake Hospital continued Thursday with two courts weighing in on what should happen next. Chicago Tribune

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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