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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

  • Aug 23, 2019
  • Daily Briefing

IHA Daily Briefing: Aug. 23

Illinoisan Dies from Effects of Vaping

  • Aug 23, 2019
  • News from the Web

Got (extra) milk? IVCH hosting new ‘Milk Depot’ for donated breast milk

Chelsea Dombrowski had a problem. Her freezer was filling up fast with extra breast milk after the birth of her son. News Tribune

  • Aug 23, 2019
  • News from the Web

Health insurers plan to expand Obamacare offerings despite legal battle

Insurers are pushing ahead with plans to expand their Affordable Care Act offerings next year, even as federal judges debate the constitutionality of the health care law. Fox Business

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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