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. This year's Annual CAH Conference will be held November 11-12 at the Crowne Plaza.

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

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.

Emergency Preparedness Summit

The 2015 Emergency Preparedness Summit for CAHs will be held on Tuesday, May 26, at the IEA Professional Development Center, Springfield. To register, click above.

Preceptor scholarships available

ICAHN and i-Net announce 10 merit-based scholarships will be available for the Spring 2015 Nurse Preceptor Academy. The amount of the scholarship is $100 per nurse. Only one scholarship per hospital will be awarded.

Credentialing Workshop

ICAHN and Kathy Matzka are presenting a high-level overview of basic aspects of credentialing, recredentialing, and privileging on Friday, May 15th. For more information or to register, click above.

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ICD-10 Coding Seminar

An ICD-10 Coding, Medicare Therapy Cap, and Functional Limitation Reporting seminar as they pertain to outpatient rehab therapy services will be held on Tuesday, May 5, at the Northfield Inn, Springfield. Click above to register.

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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!