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IHA Member News Spotlight

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

Alton Memorial Hospital Center Attains Baby Friendly Status (Advantage News, 8/12/16)
The Women's Health and Childbirth Center at Alton Memorial Hospital announced it is officially Baby Friendly, making it the first hospital in the St. Louis area to achieve that designation. Read more>

$2.5 Million Endowment Supports Program at New AMITA Health Cancer Institute and Outpatient Center (7/15/16)
Patients treated at the new AMITA Health Cancer Institute & Outpatient Center in Hinsdale are supported by patient navigators - specially trained, oncology-certified nurses who will guide them along the path from diagnosis through treatment and recovery. Thanks to a dual endowment gift of $2.5 million provided by the Birck Family and the Tellabs Foundation, this vital service will be expanded and enhanced. Read more>

School Supply Drive to Benefit WADI at HMH (7/12/16)
Wabash Area Development, Inc. and Hamilton Memorial Hospital District are teaming up to bring the community and its schools together. WADI will host a block party on Aug. 9. HMH asks you to donate school supplies for the event. Read more>

Andrew Bland, MD Appointed to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Standing Working Group (HSHS Medical Group, 7/18/16)
Andrew Bland, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer of HSHS Medical Group has been appointed to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Standing Working Group panel to review and formulate Quality Indicators in health care. Read more>

Memorial Medical Center becomes First Hospital in Illinois to Win National Award for Quality, Safety (7/14/16)
The 500-bed Springfield hospital was the recipient of this year's American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize. Read more>

Northwestern Memorial Ranks 8 in Nation on U.S. News Top Hospitals List (U.S. News & World Report, 8/2/16)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked No. 8 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's survey of best hospitals, up from 11th last year, making it also the highest-ranked hospital in Chicago and Illinois. Read more>

Riverside Healthcare Partners with University of Chicago Medicine (7/26/16)
August 1 marks the beginning of 24/7 pediatric coverage at the Riverside Medical Center provided by the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital. Read more>