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Addressing Health Disparities

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Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, which has highlighted glaring health disparities. Illinois’ hospital community is engaged on this issue and recognizes the powerful voices protesting systemic racism. In a statement on health disparities, IHA President A.J. Wilhelmi and IHA Board Chair Philip M. Kambic identify the role of Illinois’ hospital community in striving to end health disparities, a key step in achieving racial justice, equality and inclusion.

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COVID-19 Updates


IHA is working closely with health departments and government officials to ensure Illinois hospitals have the resources and support they need to respond to COVID-19. See our COVID-19 webpage for key resources, government updates, clinical guidance for providers and information from IHA on a range of issues, including federal policy, behavioral health and telehealth.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Aug 04, 2020
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Census Bureau will finish count earlier than expected, deliver data to Trump

The Census Bureau said late on Monday that it would finish collecting data for the decennial count next month and work to deliver population tallies to President Donald Trump. Politico

  • Aug 04, 2020
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Trump Signs Order to Expand Access to Telehealth Services in Rural Areas

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order expanding access to telehealth services for 57 million Americans in under-served rural areas and elsewhere. Reuters

  • Aug 04, 2020
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Trump extends National Guard virus mission through 2020 but cuts federal funds by quarter

President Donald Trump has extended the federal deployment of nearly 25,000 National Guard members detailed to coronavirus relief efforts until the end of 2020. Politico

Leadership and Resiliency Virtual Speaker Series


What’s your post-pandemic strategy? Get a blueprint for success during “Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19,” IHA’s complimentary virtual speaker series. National experts will share methods to restore financial stability in your organization and implement key transformational strategies to enhance the health and wellness of all Illinoisans.

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