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The Illinois Public Health Institute works through partnerships to promote prevention and improve public health systems that maximize health and quality of life for the people of Illinois.

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Call for Stakeholder Feedback on Draft Home and Community-based Services Transition Plan – Regional Public Listening Forums

 On January 16, 2014 the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) delivered new   regulations and requirements for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). In order to be compliant, Illinois was called to develop and submit a Statewide Transition Plan. On January 23rd, 2015, the state released its Draft Statewide Transition Plan for Compliance […]

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New Rethink Your Drink and HEAL Act Materials!

New Rethink Your Drink and HEAL Act Materials!

In 2014, the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) launched the Rethink Your Drink educational campaign to educate Illinoisans on the harmful effects of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages and healthier beverage options. IAPO has now released updated Rethink Your Drink materials for 2015. Check these out!   Help spread the word with the Rethink Your Drink poster, […]

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Health in All Policies Training and Health Impact Assessment Webinar

Join us for a free training workshop that will provide an introduction to tools, approaches, and strategies for implementing health in all policies including: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Healthy communities checklists and indices Model policies and policy databases Root cause analysis Advocacy planning and stakeholder analysis What Works for Health from County Health Rankings  Wednesday, […]

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IPHI seeking to fill 3 positions for new national program

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking three energetic and well-organized team members for a new national program.  In February 2015, IPHI will begin operating the national coordinating office (NCO) of a new grant-making and communications initiative to better connect health and healthcare systems through data and information systems.  Building on emerging practice in […]

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GOHIT Releases Final Report

The Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) has released the final Work Group Report from its stakeholder engagement process. From Innovation to Implementation is a reflection of the implementation work group process that took place from June to December of 2014. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, […]

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Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) Stakeholder Engagement Process Produces Recommendations for the State

  From June through December of 2014 the Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) convened Stakeholder Work Groups to support the development of recommendations for the Alliance for Health Innovation Plan and the 1115 waiver application. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, The Chicago Community Trust, and the […]

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