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IHA Member News Spotlight

News stories highlighting IHA member hospitals. To submit your hospital news, contact Joanne Sterioti.

Partnership Aims to Inspire Future Health Care Professionals
Advocate Sherman Hospital has partnered with the Huntley High School HOSA-Future Health Professionals Chapter to promote career opportunities in the health care industry. Read more>

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) Supports American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Giving Day with $100,000 Matching Gift and Community Education Activities CTCA, a national network of five hospitals, collaborated with the American Lung Association to raise awareness of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of men and women in the U.S. Read more>

Illinois Board Unanimously Approves New MercyRockford Hospital
MercyRockford Health System received unanimous approval from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board to build a hospital on the city's northeast side. Read more>

KishHealth to Join Northwestern Memorial
A state regulatory board approved Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial HealthCare's acquisition of KishHealth System in a deal that could transform the health care landscape in DeKalb County. Read more>

Martinsville Elementary Awarded PFA Grant (Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System)
Martinsville Elementary School was selected by Sarah Bush Lincoln as the recipient of the Project Fit America program in an effort to help the kids in the community improve their overall health and fitness. Read more>

Streator Hospital to Close Despite Citizen Opposition
St. Mary's Hospital in Streator will close Jan. 4 after a unanimous decision by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board - a decision that shocked 50 Streator-area residents in attendance. Read more>

University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System Teams Up with March of Dimes to Reduce Premature Birth Rates
The March of Dimes has chosen the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System as the Illinois site to implement its new program "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait," designed to reduce preterm delivery. Read more>