Moving Healthy Ahead

2020 IHA Virtual Leadership Summit


Two Mornings on October 22-23, 2020

Get a crash course on the most critical industry trends by attending IHA’s 2020 Virtual Leadership Summit. Local and national thought leaders will share strategies for better outcomes, more localized and personal care and greater health equity. Join us live from the comfort of your desk for this complimentary program.

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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

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • News from the Web

Central Illinois women return to mammography following COVID delay

"Screening mammograms save lives," said Karen Oesch, mammography coordinator at the Decatur Memorial Hospital Breast Center. "It's a proven fact."  Herald&Review

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • News from the Web

Mayor Lori Lightfoot considering $94 million property tax increase, more than 300 city worker layoff

The mayor is scheduled to explain her plans to close the city’s coronavirus-fueled budget deficit on Wednesday. One thing is clear: It won’t be easy. Chicago Tribune

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • News from the Web

Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than Ever As SCOTUS Vote Looms

The Affordable Care Act wins 55% support among the public for its highest level ever recorded since becoming law a decade ago, according to the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll. Forbes

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