IPHI 2018 Impact

What a year! As more focus shifts to addressing the persistent social and economic inequities facing our communities, IPHI’s role in connecting and activating stakeholders is expanding more than ever. With the new year comes new opportunities to improve health equity—including initiatives aimed at reducing disparities in diabetes outcomes, creating statewide systems to help Illinoisans […]

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IPHI Releases 2019 Policy Platform: Promoting Cross-Sector Partnership and Systems Change to Ensure Health and Health Equity in Illinois

IPHI has developed a 2019 Policy Platform, designed to guide IPHI’s policy advocacy and leadership as the new JB Pritzker/Julianna Stratton administration and General Assembly begin their work in January. The platform articulates a number of policy objectives that derive from IPHI’s work in cross-sector partnerships for data exchange, collaborations among hospitals and community organizations […]

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IPHI Releases “Protecting Public Health and Promoting Equity in Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization in Illinois”

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is pleased to release the policy brief, “Protecting Public Health and Promoting Equity in Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization in Illinois.” These recommendations for policymakers were created by IPHI and other health and equity groups in Illinois that considered the scientific evidence related to the health effects of marijuana and the […]

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Register for IAPN Webinar on Performance Management – November 28

The Illinois Accreditation Peer Network (IAPN) is a network of local health departments hosting quarterly web meetings with brief peer-to-peer presentations on how to approach topics related to accreditation requirements. Register for IAPN Webinar on Performance Management Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT Laurie Call from Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) […]

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Illinois P.E. Champions

The Illinois Public Health Institute is pleased to recognize more than 50 physical education (P.E.) champions across Illinois who are helping to create and implement enhanced P.E. programs and policies in schools across the state. Through a call for nominations, we had 52 P.E. champions nominated from 29 districts for their dedication to helping all […]

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All In Webinar Series: Sustainably Financing Community Health

IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative that aims to improve the capacity of communities to form collaborations that share data across sectors to improve health. DASH is a partner of the All In: Data for Community Health learning network, which is hosting an upcoming webinar. Sustainably Financing Community Health: Where to Look, […]

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