National Rural Health Day

National Rural Health Day

Celebrate the "Power of Rural" on November 15th, National Rural Health Day, with three live, 30-minute webinars. The first webinar, "The Policy and Power of Rural" will be offered at 10:00 a.m. CST, followed by "Rural Networks: Making a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic" at 2:00 p.m., and the final webinar, "A Conversation on Rural EMS" at 3:00 p.m. CST. For registration information, visit the News and Announcements' section at www.icahn.org.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jay Purvis, CEO, Wabash General Hospital, was honored with ICAHN's inaugural "Rural Hospital Lifetime Achievement" Award for 50 years of dedicated service. Mr. Purvis was joined by Tracy Bauer, ICAHN Board President, and about 150 representatives from Illinois' critical access and small and rural hospitals. He was honored during ICAHN's 15th anniversary celebration, held recently at the I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign.

'4 Under 40' Hospital Leaders

'4 Under 40' Hospital Leaders

Tanna McCullough, Nurse Practitioner, Lawrence Community Memorial Hospital, was one of the "4 Under 40" Rural Hospital Leadership Award winners. She is shown with nominators, Don Robbins (left), CEO, and Gene Allen, Clinic Manager. Heidi Apperson, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, Kirby Medical Center; Raigan Brown, Director of Emergency, Outpatient and Inpatient Departments, UnityPoint Health Memorial Hospital; and Rebecca Hutchinson, Quality and Risk Manager, Hammond-Henry Hospital, were also honored.

Special Partner Award

Special Partner Award

Julie Casper, SORH Director, Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health, was honored with the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network's "Special Partner Award" for exemplary leadership and an ongoing service commitment to rural healthcare during ceremonies held at ICAHN's Annual Conference in Champaign. Ms. Casper has been and continues to be instrumental in the continued development and growth of ICAHN, its member hospitals and their rural communities.

National Rural Health Day

National Rural Health Day is celebrated on November 15. The NOSORH office is hosting three webinars on that date, beginning at 10 a.m. CST. Click above for content and registration details.

Stroke Newsletter

Those hospitals utilizing "Get With the Guidelines" are asked to complete their monthly reporting and also order 2019 stroke awareness and "Pact to Act FAST" materials. Click above for more details.

ICAHN Open House

In honor of ICAHN's 15th anniversary and our new home, we are hosting an open house on Friday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at our new location, 1945 Van's Way, Princeton. All interested are welcome to attend.

Increasing Vaccination Rates

ICAHN Professional Education Services will present "Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates in Rural Illinois: Challenges and Opportunities" on November 16 from noon to 1 p.m. The live meeting will be held at the Illinois Primary Health Care Association in Springfield. There will also be a live simulcast of the event.

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Employment Law for Supervisors

ICAHN and Barbara Weiner will present a webinar series, "Employment Law for Supervisors" on December 6 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This webinar series provides an annual update for managers, supervisors, and team leaders on how to follow the law and protect against litigation.

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Nasal Insufflation

ICAHN Professional Education Services is offering a webinar on "Nasal Insufflation: An Important Therapeutic Approach for Use in the ED" on November 27 from 11 a.m. to noon. Click above to register for this event.

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