Events Schedule

Upcoming Events

Location: Virtual
Dec 05

Improving Employee Engagement Through Financial Wellness: Dec. 5

Almost every healthcare worker is feeling some degree of stress. Whether it’s emotional stress from caring for patients, stress due to exhaustion or economic concerns, to retain your employees you must engage them. In this webinar, you’ll hear from financial literacy and wellness expert Jennifer Kleinhenz on how to address stress among your staff. She’ll share examples of solutions that allow your organization to engage your employees through financial wellness. HealthCare Associates Credit Union is sponsoring this program.

The webinar will cover the following resources: 

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Retirement programs

  • HealthCare Associates Credit Union’s financial wellness 

  • Physical fitness programs 

  • Employee reward or incentive programs

  • Employee crisis programs or crisis funds

  • Generational views on finances

  • Resources to help your employees understand personal finance

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Improving Employee Engagement Through Financial Wellness: Dec. 5
Location: In-Person & Virtual
Dec 07

Advocacy Skills Development Training: Dec. 7

IHA and ICAHN teamed up to offer Making Your Voice Count, a comprehensive training program designed for healthcare leaders who would like to become more effective advocates for their hospital/health system. This dynamic program will explore the challenges of effective communication and advocacy in Illinois’ ever-changing healthcare policy environment—and how to overcome those challenges.

The program consists of four modules taken over the course of six months. Participants have the option of attending in-person or online via live videoconferencing. Attendance at IHA Advocacy Day will be in-person in Springfield.

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Advocacy Skills Development Training: Dec. 7
Location: Virtual
Dec 09

Navigating the Macro Headwinds: An Interview with OSF HealthCare’s Carol Friesen: Dec. 9

As economic pressures on hospitals persist, strengthening organizational viability is a top priority. Getting there requires new approaches, including retooling your organizational structure and leadership makeup to meet the immense challenges in healthcare. In an interview with leading hospital executive Carol Friesen, CEO of OSF HealthCare’s Eastern Region, you’ll hear about new skills needed within your leadership structure to face economic headwinds and emerge stronger. North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is sponsoring this one-hour webinar, with NAPA Vice President of Business Development Gary Dose leading the interview.

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Navigating the Macro Headwinds: An Interview  with OSF HealthCare’s Carol Friesen: Dec. 9
Location: Webinar
Dec 13

Navigating Conflict in Healthcare Environments: Dec. 13

Hospital workers are increasingly facing conflict and threatening behavior on the job. This reality has both individual and organizational implications, making effective conflict resolution a new and important tool for hospitals to spread organization-wide. To train hospital leaders and staff in conflict management, IHA is partnering with PAX Group, LLC on a complimentary webinar for members. PAX Group will lead the webinar, bringing expert guidance to help hospital leaders and staff engage in challenging circumstances and conversations with reliable information, skills and support to build a safe, healthy, resilient and prosperous culture.

The hour-and-a-half training will combine practical expertise, social psychology, wellness and resilience insights to create the PEACE Crisis and Conflict Navigation Model: Preparation, Empathy, Active Listening, Courage & Compassion, and Engagement. The model also frames crisis response through the lenses of time, team and talent, focusing on the critical phases for preparation, action, support and reporting—before, during and after challenging incidents.

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Navigating Conflict in Healthcare Environments: Dec. 13
Location: Virtual
Dec 14

CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 - Part 5: Dec. 14

All hospitals must comply with the ever-changing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation (CoPs). This five-part webinar series designed for hospital and health system leaders will cover every section of the CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoP) manual and include discussion of recent updates and interpretative guidelines. This program will review the most problematic standards and offer tips for a gap analysis to ensure compliance—and help you remain compliant with the CoPs.

This webinar series will review compliance gaps and 600 pages of final rules issued in 2020 through 2022 including:

  • Discharge planning standards; 

  • The Hospital Improvement Rule;

  • Changes to history and physical requirements;

  • System-wide quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) and infection control;

  • Autopsy;

  • Infection prevention and control;

  • Antibiotic stewardship program;

  • Medical records;

  • Nursing;

  • Outpatient; and

  • The role of non-physicians and ordering restraints/seclusion.

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CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 - Part 5: Dec. 14
Location: Virtual
Feb 08

Advocacy Skills Development Training: Feb. 8

IHA and ICAHN teamed up to offer Making Your Voice Count, a comprehensive training program designed for healthcare leaders who would like to become more effective advocates for their hospital/health system. This dynamic program will explore the challenges of effective communication and advocacy in Illinois’ ever-changing healthcare policy environment—and how to overcome those challenges.

The program consists of four modules taken over the course of six months. Participants have the option of attending in-person or online via live videoconferencing. Attendance at IHA Advocacy Day will be in-person in Springfield.

Click here to access the event flyer.

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Advocacy Skills Development Training: Feb. 8
Location: Virtual
Mar 08

Advocacy Skills Development Training: Mar. 8

IHA and ICAHN teamed up to offer Making Your Voice Count, a comprehensive training program designed for healthcare leaders who would like to become more effective advocates for their hospital/health system. This dynamic program will explore the challenges of effective communication and advocacy in Illinois’ ever-changing healthcare policy environment—and how to overcome those challenges.

The program consists of four modules taken over the course of six months. Participants have the option of attending in-person or online via live videoconferencing. Attendance at IHA Advocacy Day will be in-person in Springfield.

Click here to access the event flyer.

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Advocacy Skills Development Training: Mar. 8
Location: In-Person & Virtual
Jun 14

Advocacy Skills Development Training: June 14

IHA and ICAHN teamed up to offer Making Your Voice Count, a comprehensive training program designed for healthcare leaders who would like to become more effective advocates for their hospital/health system. This dynamic program will explore the challenges of effective communication and advocacy in Illinois’ ever-changing healthcare policy environment—and how to overcome those challenges.

The program consists of four modules taken over the course of six months. Participants have the option of attending in-person or online via live videoconferencing. Attendance at IHA Advocacy Day will be in-person in Springfield.

Click here to access the event flyer.

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Advocacy Skills Development Training: June 14