IPHI/Illinois Framework recognized for its efforts in the IPHA Newsletter

The Illinois Public Health Institute was recognized in the Spring edition of the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA) Newsletter. On page 10, the Illinois Framework’s Stakeholder Engagement Project, led by IPHI, was referred to as a leader in engaging service recipients, community-based providers, advocate organizations and state employees in the planning process for the Illinois Framework. The […]

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Illinois Public Health Performance Improvement Conference Agenda Released

The detailed agenda for IPHI’s upcoming Illinois Public Health Performance Improvement Conference has just been released!  The conference will be held in Springfield on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. This state-wide event is targeted to staff from all program areas within health departments interested in continuous improvement. The event will include presentations from national experts and peer health departments […]

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Communities Creating Change: Economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation

Coming this fall: A new report highlighting best practices, lessons learned and economic and health impact of local food procurement across the nation. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Network of Public Health Institutes.  

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Register Today for Upcoming IPLAN Training Webinar: Partnering with Hospitals for CHNA and IPLAN

Tuesday, July 23 1:30-3:00 pm According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Section 501(r) (3) requires non-profit hospitals to conduct a CHNA at least once every three years and adopt an implementation strategy to meet the community health needs identified through the CHNA. The CHNA must take into account input from […]

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IPHI’s CEO Elissa Bassler talks with WBEZ about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages

Elissa Bassler, CEO of the Illinois Public Health Institute and Executive Director of the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity, was featured on WBEZ’s Afternoon Shift to share her response to a June 18th, 2013 letter signed by Mayor Emanuel along with 17 other mayors asking Congress to reconsider proposed cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition […]

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