IHA Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality (The Institute)

The Institute is a strategic center committed to informing, empowering, and leading IHA members in advancing Illinois as a person centered, national model for high value healthcare. The Institute is actively engaged in implementing evidence-based quality and safety initiatives while creating innovative member programs to measurably strengthen the quality of healthcare across Illinois. The Institute's strategic priorities include broadening resources and opportunities available to hospitals and healthcare systems in the areas of quality and safety, physician engagement, population health, and care delivery. Additionally, the Institute will continue to play a key role in advocating for hospitals and healthcare providers. Specifically, the Institute is working to remove barriers to care coordination and cultivate opportunities for Illinois hospitals to strengthen quality of care and patient safety.

Institute News and Events

Institute Leadership

Cathy Grossi
630/276-5706


Institute Team

Christina Boyd
312/906-6066

Helga Brake
630/276-5682

Brigette Bucholz

630/276-5525 

Tammy De Leonardis
630/276-5588

Carol DesLauriers
312/906-6188

Marchelle Djordjevic
630/276-5428

Keneatha Johnson
312/906-6164

Adam Kohlrus
217/541-1181

Joe Ornelas

630/276-5544

Carrie Pinasco
630/276-5845

Holly Robison
312/906-6064

Michael Wahl
312/906-6176