News & Reports

IHA Member News Spotlight

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

25 Recipients of Becker's Healthcare 2014 Leadership Awards
Becker's Healthcare is pleased to announce the 25 recipients of the Becker's Healthcare 2014 Leadership Awards. Read more>

It's a Boot Camp for Breast Cancer Survivors (Advocate Christ Medical Center)
It's called Breast Cancer Boot Camp because of its "boot camp style" exercise program, which focuses on building strength and aerobic capacity among patients who have been treated for breast cancer. Read more>

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Receives Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Good Shepherd is one of five hospitals in the state of Illinois to receive this recognition. The award recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. Read more>

Advocate Health Care Makes List of Top-Performing Health Systems
Advocate Health Care made a list of the country's top health systems for the second year in a row. Read more>

8th Annual Family Safety Fest Scheduled for May 3 (Alton Memorial Hospital)
Safety helmets will be available to pre-registered children ages 4 through those completing eighth grade this year. Read more>

Blessing-Rieman Offers Career Education Open Houses (Blessing Health System)
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing is holding an open house for people interested in learning to become pharmacy technicians and taking registrations for its two-day "Explore Nursing" camp for high school students. Read more>

Illini Rural Health Clinic to Offer Free Sports Physicals (Illini Community Hospital)
Illini Community Hospital is proud to announce that the Illini Rural Health Clinic and Illini Fitness will be teaming up to offer free sports physicals to all local youth who participate in extracurricular activities. Read more>

The Breast Health Center of Excellence at Memorial Hospital to Host 'Mingle and Mammogram' Event
The Breast Health Center invites women to this event on May 20. The evening will focus on relaxation and well-being. Read more>

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Recognized as Having Most Organ, Tissue Donors
The Easter Sunday recovery operation is the story behind the numbers that make OSF Saint Francis Medical Center the top organ-donor hospital in 2013 for the 185-hospital area covered by Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network. Read more>

Presence Holy Family Medical Center to Award Honorable Dan Kotowski
Presence Holy Family Medical Center presented Honorable Dan Kotowski, Illinois State Senator, 28th District, with the Inspire Award for exceptional community service. Senator Kotowski has dedicated his entire adult life to public service. Read more>

Riverside Medical Center Supports YMCA and At-Risk Teens
Riverside Medical Center presented a check for $2,000 to help support the Kankakee Area YMCA Strong Kids program. Read more>

SwedishAmerican to Host 4th Annual SAM's Safety Fair, May 17
Kids, along with their parents, will be able to visit 30 organizations' booths during the event. Kids will be able to explore the inside of an ambulance; learn about bicycle safety; poison prevention; water and sun safety; sports safety; and animal safety. Read more>

National Women's Health Week
Westlake Hospital, West Suburban Medical Center, and the River Forest Medical Campus
are partners in providing high-quality comprehensive care "Just for Women," a series of events in May. Read more