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IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting

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Gain insight, build strategy and network with your peers at the 2018 IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting. Themed ALL IN: A Passion for Rural Healthcare, the meeting will be June 20-21 at the Bank of Springfield Center. This year’s event features reduced fees for full meeting attendance, engaging speakers and timely session topics.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • May 24, 2018
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Cook County Suburbs File Opioid Lawsuit Claiming Pharma Companies, Local Doctors Contributed

Ten Cook County towns and a central Illinois city are suing pharmaceutical companies and a trio of suburban doctors. Chicago Tribune

  • May 24, 2018
  • News from the Web

It Costs $685 Billion a Year to Subsidize U.S. Health Insurance

It will cost the U.S. government almost $700 billion in subsidies this year help provide Americans under age 65 with health insurance. Bloomberg

  • May 24, 2018
  • News from the Web

Key Obamacare Plan Premiums Will Jump 15 Percent Next Year

The price of closely watched Obamacare plans will rise 15 percent next year, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday in a new report. CNBC News

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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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