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.

July 2014
1-31: Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month - Spotlights this disease in an effort to educate the public about the seriousness of arthritis in kids and its impact on the lives of children, teens and their families. For more information, contact: Arthritis Foundation; 404.872.7100 or

16-19: Nurses in Staff Development Week - This week advances the specialty practice of nursing staff development for the enhancement of high-quality health care outcomes. For more information, contact: National Nursing Staff Development Organization; 800.489.1995 or

28: World Hepatitis Day - Observed every year to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and to encourage prevention and treatment. For more information, contact: American Liver Foundation; 212.668.1000 or