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.

ICAHN CAH Conference

ICAHN CAH Conference

Hospital administrators, key leaders, and board members participated in break-out sessions focused on hospital transformation during ICAHN's annual CAH Conference, held at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield.

Quality Initiative

Quality Initiative

Holly Hicks of OSF Saint Luke Medical Center, Kewanee, accepts "Innovation of the Year" honors for her hospital's emergency department project from Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, during the 2014 CAH Conference. Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center, Hoopeston, and Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital, Rushville, won honorable mention honors for their respective safe sex education program and literacy program.

Business Partners

Business Partners

An ICAHN Preferred Partner, Darren Reynolds of Consociate was among 59 vendors that exhibited at the 2014 CAH Conference, held in Springfield. More than 120 people were in attendance at the annual event that brought in vendors from across the nation.

2014 CAH Photo Collages

Click above to view photos from the 2014 CAH Preconference and Conference, including 'Innovation of the Year' and "Outstanding Young Leader' pictures, member business meeting, speakers, and exhibitors.

Credentialing Series with Kathy Matzka 

The final credentialing series' webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at noon. This webinar focuses on past and recent credentialing lawsuits and their impact on credentialing practices within hospitals. 

ICAHN Rural Nurse Residency Program

The ICAHN Rural Nurse Residency Program will launch its Southern Illinois Cohort on Tuesday, January 6. The program will include four face-to-face seminars plus webinars, clinical story-sharing, and online discussion boards. 

Young Leader Award

Ashley Smith of Hillsboro Area Hospital accepts the 2014 "Outstanding Young Leader" Award from Pat Schou, ICAHN Executive Director, during the CAH Conference, held recently at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield.

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Clinical Occupational Medicine

Physicians, nurse practitioners, and all other interested clinic management staff are invited to participate in a CME webinar series, "Clinical Occupational Medicine for Primary Care Providers, on Wednesday, December 10. Click above to register.

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Motivational Interviewing

The webinar series, "Empowerment, Motivational Interviewing, and Adult Learning Tools for Successful Patient Behavior Change" continues at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9.

Thanking our Preferred Partners for their generous support!
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