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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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2019 IHA Emergency Preparedness Exercise

2019 IHA Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Cyberattacks are on the rise for hospitals and health systems. On Nov. 6, IHA’s annual Emergency Preparedness Exercise will simulate a cyberattack and its impact on an organization’s ability to maintain an effective environment of care with a significant impact to facility infrastructure. Experience this full-scale simulation in a live, interactive webinar exclusively for our membership.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Sep 13, 2019
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Blue Island to hold rally ahead of state board vote on hospital closure request

Blue Island officials plan to hold a rally Saturday outside MetroSouth Medical Center ahead of a possible vote Tuesday that could clear the way for the hospital to cease operations. Daily Southtown

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • News from the Web

Lightfoot facing budget dilemma on eve of Navy Pier reception for state lawmakers

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will deliver her first budget address and outline the taxes she plans to raise to erase an $838 million shortfall. Chicago Sun-Times

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • News from the Web

Chicago vape shop owners worry that pulling e-cigarette flavors off shelves will hurt their business

Reid Nuttall sees all types of customers wandering into his Evergreen Park vape shop — cops, teachers, construction workers. Chicago Tribune

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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