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Doing More

Illinois hospitals are doing more for health and well-being. A passion for caring for communities drives Illinois hospitals to address social determinants of health and prioritize patients and workers through a variety of initiatives. IHA supports their efforts to improve lives—as care providers, job creators, innovators and more.

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COMPdata Readmissions Dashboards

COMPdata readmissions dashboards

Find out why your patients are returning to the hospital for care after discharge through new Readmissions Dashboards from IHA’s COMPdata Informatics. The dashboards identify readmission rates and counts, the hospitals that provided care to readmitted patients, and the reasons for readmission. What you’ll learn can aid in quality improvement efforts and in reducing healthcare costs.

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Recent News in Healthcare

  • Apr 09, 2020
  • News from the Web

Sally Pipes: Coronavirus deregulating health care — this should continue after pandemic is beaten

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has rolled back regulations on hospitals and health care providers. Fox News Opinion

  • Apr 09, 2020
  • News from the Web

Pelosi, Schumer want aid to states, hospitals in GOP small business bill

Pelosi and Schumer: GOP request to funnel $250 billion more to a small-business loan program must include billions of dollars for hospitals, state/local governments and food assistance. The Hill

  • Apr 09, 2020
  • News from the Web

Mayo Clinic cardiologist: 'Inexcusable' to ignore hydroxychloroquine side effects

As the US scales up purchase and use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19, a leading Mayo Clinic cardiologist is warning of its rare but serious—and potentially fatal—side effects. NBC News

MAPS Patient Safety White Paper

Quality Improvement

Patient Safety Focus: Top 10 Safety Issues for 2020 is a white paper from MAPS PSO that outlines evidence-based recommendations and strategies to enhance patient safety and care delivery. This year's top issues include maternal opioid use, care transition handoffs, social determinants of health, medical device-related pressure injuries and workplace violence de-escalation.  Non-MAPS members can purchase this essential document to use in your quality improvement efforts.

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