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IHA Member News Spotlight

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

Advocate Christ Medical Center is One of the Eight Best Heart Transplant Centers in the U.S. (2/13/17)
Advocate Christ Medical Center is one of only eight hospitals nation-wide, and the only Chicago-area hospital, cited for best heart-transplant patient outcomes. Read more>

Lurie Children's Launches Pilot Program to Help Curb Youth Violence in Chicago (2/9/17)
Strengthening Chicago's Youth (SCY) at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, together with Cook County Juvenile Probation Department, TASC, the Illinois Collaboration on Youth and 10 community-based service providers, launched the Juvenile Justice Collaborative project. Read more>

Decatur Memorial Hospital Adds Revolutionary Heart Imaging System (2/15/17)
Decatur Memorial Hospital has acquired an advanced nuclear cardiology imaging system that provides highly detailed pictures of the heart that enable doctors to assess the location, extent and severity of heart disease quickly and accurately. Read more>

Prairie Heart Institute Implements Life-Saving Technology (2/8/17)
Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John's Hospital implemented the LIFENET System. This technology allows for critical information to be sent electronically from the patients through emergency responders who send it to the hospital. Read more>

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Celebrate Telemedicine Program Partnership with Ribbon-Cutting and Demonstration (2/21/17)
A combination of pediatric care and information technology, this neonatal care program is a consultative telemedicine service that brings the expertise of the SLUCare neonatologists at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon directly to partnering hospitals. Read more>

Mercyhealth Opens Small Baby Unit in Rockford (2/2/17)
Mercyhealth announced the opening of the region's only Small Baby Unit, caring for the area's smallest babies, at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue. Read more>

OSF HealthCare Strengthens Community Partnerships (2/17/17)
Local access to a regional health resource will soon become a reality for the Streator community. Officials with the LaSalle County Health Department confirmed they have plans to launch a satellite clinic for two of their programs, Women, Infants, and Children and Family Case Management. Read more>

Rush University Medical Center Named Center of Excellence by Parkinson's Foundation (2/7/17)
The Parkinson's Foundation announced the addition of Rush University Medical Center to its global network of institutions the foundation has designated as Centers of Excellence. Read more>