Illinois Hospital Association

Health Observances and Recognition Events

The following information is provided by the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association.

June 2015
11-18: National Nursing Assistants Week - Recognizes the contributions of nursing assistants and other direct care workers who provide daily care in nursing homes, home care, and other long-term care settings. For more information, contact: National Network of Career Nursing Assistants;

15-19: National Healthcare Risk Management Week - Raise awareness about the value that risk managers bring to their organizations. For more information, contact: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management; (312) 422-3986 or

7: National Cancer Survivors Day - Annual celebration to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful and productive. For more information, contact: National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation; (615) 794-3006 or