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National Hospital Week

Extraordinary

IHA honors hospitals and health systems across Illinois during National Hospital Week, May 9-15. The pandemic has shown how important hospitals are to communities statewide, with healthcare professionals exhibiting tireless dedication in caring for patients. Witness their extraordinary efforts in IHA’s new video—A Year Like No Other.

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2021 IHA Small & Rural Annual Hospitals Meeting

Small & Rural Meeting

This year's IHA Small & Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting—Moving Healthy Ahead—captures the essence of rural healthcare in 2021: recovering from the pandemic, enhancing operations and achieving healthier communities. In two special panel discussions, rural hospital leaders will explore health disparities and telehealth. Join us on June 23-24 for one-and-a-half days of transformative programming!

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Addressing Health Disparities

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The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color is a stark reminder of the continuing health disparities that challenge all of us to do better. IHA and the Illinois hospital community are working together to achieve health equity. Learn more about this pervasive issue—and efforts to address it in Illinois.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • May 11, 2021
  • News from the Web

GAO report finds maternal mortality rates higher in rural, underserved areas

Mothers in rural and underserved areas face a greater risk of dying during or shortly after pregnancy, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The Hill

  • May 11, 2021
  • News from the Web

States, cities to receive first chunk of $350 billion in aid this week from stimulus passed in March

State, city and county governments this week will receive their first infusion of direct aid from $350 billion in emergency funds approved in the American Rescue Plan. USA Today

  • May 11, 2021
  • News from the Web

Illinois program to vaccinate workers as companies return to work

A new program in Illinois aims to make getting the COVID-19 vaccine even easier for those heading back into the office. WICS/WRSP

Virtual Leadership Speaker Series

Leadership Series

From telehealth to supply chain, the pandemic transformed the challenges and opportunities facing hospitals. Stay agile and competitive by attending “Returning to New: Navigating Beyond COVID-19 in a New Healthcare World,” a five-part virtual series from April to August, complimentary for IHA members. Local and national experts will explore the latest in care delivery and organizational sustainability. 

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COVID-19 UPDATES

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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