Our Mission

Our Mission

ICAHN's mission is to strengthen Illinois critical access hospitals through collaboration. ICAHN accomplishes this by ensuring appropriate funding and financial resources, continuing efforts to be a recognized resource on Illinois' CAHs, promoting efficient use of information technology, offering ongoing educational opportunities, and developing and offering projects which add value to the organization and its members.

ICAHN CAH Conference

ICAHN CAH Conference

Hospital administrators, key leaders, and board members participated in break-out sessions focused on hospital transformation during ICAHN's annual CAH Conference, held at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield. This year's Annual CAH Conference will be held November 11-12 at the Crowne Plaza.

Quality Initiative

Quality Initiative

Holly Hicks of OSF Saint Luke Medical Center, Kewanee, accepts "Innovation of the Year" honors for her hospital's emergency department project from Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, during the 2014 CAH Conference. Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center, Hoopeston, and Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital, Rushville, won honorable mention honors for their respective safe sex education program and literacy program.

Business Partners

Business Partners

An ICAHN Organization Sponsor, Brian Hudson of Purdue Healthcare Advisors was among 59 vendors that exhibited at the 2014 CAH Conference, held in Springfield. More than 120 people were in attendance at the annual event that brought in vendors from across the nation.

Community Health Needs Assessment

ICAHN offers a comprehensive look into future health care trends by organizing community stakeholder focus groups and reporting on their findings. For more information about the process, click above.

Emergency Preparedness Summit

ICAHN and IDPH are hosting the 2015 Emergency Preparedness Summit on Tuesday, May 26, at the Illinos Education Center in Springfield. Please save the date! 

CAH Program Impact

ICAHN and IDPH announce the release of a new publication that evaluates the impact of the CAH program in Illinois and whether it provides the necessary financial stability to preserve access to quality health care services in rural communities.. 

Swing Bed Conference

The two-day "Mission Possible: Swing Bed Conference," featuring Kerry Dunning of GPS Healthcare Consultants, is slated for April 8-9 at the Illinois Education Center, Springfield.

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Hospitalist Program Impact

ICAHN and IDPH partnered to fund a hospitalist study evaluating current hospital practices and their impact among those Illinois CAHs who have a hospitalist program. Click above for details.

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Patient Satisfaction Services

In addition to HCAHPS, ICAHN now also provides Clinician and Group CAHPS, Emergency Department CAHPS, and Outpatient Surveys. For more information, click above.

Thanking our Preferred Partners for their generous support!