Registration Now Open for Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health

Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health Nov. 29- Dec. 1, 2017 The Westin Michigan Ave., Chicago The Forum will bring together organizations and key stakeholders dedicated to improving the health of all Americans. The goal of the meeting is to engage attendees in a broad dialogue across sectors to solve complex issues […]

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Pump Up P.E.: Progress Report

Pump Up P.E.: Promote Health, Learning & Lifelong Fitness is the Illinois Public Health Institute’s (IPHI) professional development program for Illinois P.E. teachers. The program offers trainings and technical assistance on implementing high-quality enhanced physical education (EPE) programs that prepare students for a lifetime of health and fitness. Specifically, after attending a Pump Up P.E. […]

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All In Project Showcase Webinar: Leveraging User-Centered Technology to Improve Health Outcomes

Register IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health, which is a partner of All In: Data for Community Health, a national network of projects with the common goal of improving multi-sector data sharing and collaboration. All In: Data for Community Health is hosting the first in series of project showcase webinars highlighting insights and lessons from local […]

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IPHI Supports Implementation of the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax

Update: On Friday, June 30, 2017, a Circuit Court judge granted a temporary restraining order against the collection of Cook County’s penny per ounce beverage tax. While we are disappointed about this temporary setback, we are confident that the sweetened beverage tax will soon be implemented and our communities will experience the health benefits that […]

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IAPO Wraps Up Healthy Vending Pilot Initiative

To help people make healthier choices, IPHI and IAPO have been promoting healthy vending in state facilities. Our main goals have been to increase awareness of the benefits of healthy vending, research the government procurement processes in Illinois, and build relationships with partners and stakeholders. The project was funded by Voices for Healthy Kids. One […]

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New Video: All In: Data for Community Health

The Illinois Public Health Institute co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that builds community capacity to share data across multiple sectors to improve health. We know that to make communities healthier, we need to expand our lens beyond health care to share data with other sectors […]

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