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.

Nurse Preceptor Academy

Nurse Preceptor Academy

The ICAHN/i-Net Nurse Preceptor Academy is a blended course that combines e-learning and a live workshop. The Spring 2015 Academy online course work opens May 18. Visit the Education tab and download an application or to register for the Academy.

NRHA President's Award Winner

NRHA President's Award Winner

ICAHN Executive Director Pat Schou received the National Rural Health Association's highest honor, its "President's Award" during ceremonies held at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. She is shown here with Alan Morgan, NRHA Chief Executive Officer, and Jodi Schmidt (right), 2015 NRHA President. For the full story, click News and Announcements.

Business Partners

Business Partners

ICAHN is pleased to introduce its newest business partner, Pearl Insurance, based in Peoria. Pearl offers a very unique alternative to full-service OEM maintenance contracts for both clinical and non-clinical equipment, saving hospitals thousands of dollars on their annual spend. For more information, visit the Business Partners section of this website.

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.

Hopedale MC's grand opening

Hopedale Medical Complex recently held its grand opening and ribboncutting ceremony for their $8 million renovation. Tours of the facility were conducted, and more than 400 people participated in the event.

Personalized care management

Both providers and patients can click above to learn more about the Illinois Rural Community Care Organization and its nurse care manager program.

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Diabetes Day

This one day workshop will address the delivery of diabetes care in rural Illinois by enhancing the skills and knowledge of nurses, pharmacists, and dietitians who care for individuals with diabetes.. For more information or to register, click above.

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ICAHN Member Meeting

ICAHN's annual Member Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Springfield. Data analytics, the rural CEO, Illinois CAH program update, and successful physician engagement will be discussed.

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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!