IHA Updates

IHA’s Committee on Health Disparities was formed to address health disparities and the underlying socioeconomic factors that continue to adversely affect vulnerable communities and populations across Illinois.

Jun 18, 2021

Health Equity Update #6 – Launch of Racial Equity in Healthcare Progress Report

On June 18, 2021, as part of its inaugural Health Equity Action Day, IHA launched the Racial Equity in Healthcare Progress Report, a critical part of efforts to address racial health disparities.

Jun 01, 2021

Health Equity Update #5 – Register for IHA Health Equity Action Day – June 18, 2021

Register for IHA Health Equity Action Day, which will feature an all-star lineup of experts in health equity and diversity, plus the release of the “Racial Equity in Healthcare Progress Report.”

May 24, 2021

Health Equity Update #4 – IHA Health Equity Action Day Next Steps

Make the inaugural IHA Health Equity Action Day a success at your hospital. See our collection of resources to assist you in planning for the June 18 event.

May 19, 2021

IHA Health Equity Action Day: Prep Call Handouts

IHA Health Equity Action Day, to be held June 18, is a multi-dimensional approach to affect real change. See the handouts from our pre-event prep call.

May 10, 2021

Health Equity Update #3 – IHA Health Equity Action Day Prep Call on Tuesday, May 18 from 2-3 p.m.

Achieving health equity is a strategic priority for IHA and its members. We invite members to participate in a Health Equity Action Day Prep call on May 8.

Apr 16, 2021

Health Equity Update #2 – Recent Developments & Save the Date

This update summarizes recent developments as well as IHA’s continuing plans to advance health equity. Health Equity Action Day is officially scheduled for June 18, 2021.

Mar 26, 2021

IHA Committee on Health Disparities (COHD) Report to the IHA Board

This report describes the charge to COHD, a scan of the environment, new activities, and recommended plan and strategies for IHA to pursue to reduce health disparities and advance health equity.

Feb 23, 2021

Health Equity Update #1 – Recent IHA Actions and Member Resources

Tackling health disparities and improving health equity are top priorities as the COVID-19 pandemic brought to the forefront, once again, longstanding inequities in communities of color.