What's Happening



In response to the Coronavirus and in support of governmental guidelines, ICAHN will not conduct any in-person meetings from now through April, unless otherwise notified. ICAHN will follow state and federal guidelines. We will continue to offer teleconferences through Zoom, webinars, and conference calls as scheduled. ICAHN will continue to share information from the federal and state governmental agencies as related to rural healthcare programs and services. We encourage you to utilize our Listservs to share issues and/or concerns among your peers.

Care Coordination Webinar

ICAHN and Dr. Kate Wilkens will host a webinar, “Care Coordination in Carlinville: A Model of Best Practice” on Wednesday, May 6 from noon to 1 p.m. Providers, office managers, care coordinators, office nurses, and CEOs are invited to participate. Dr. Wilkens, who is Board Certified in family medicine and serving as attending
physician at Carlinville, will discuss how Carlinville Area Hospital developed a model care coordination program in rural Illinois.


clinical innovation summit

HFMA Southern Illinois Chapter, MGMA and ICAHN have postponed their two-day Clinical Innovation and Collaboration Summit, previously slated for March 19-20, to May 28-29 at the Regency Conference Center in O'Fallon, IL. The focus of this training will be on practice management through concepts such as revenue cycle optimization and leadership development.

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Plant Facilities Management Web series

Plant facilities managers and plant operations personnel are invited to participate in this five-session virtual training series, beginning April 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. This first session focuses on "The Physical Environment: The Achilles Heel of Accreditation." Registration is required to receive the link for this free Flex-funded program.

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ICAHN is asking its member hospital marketers to send sdemay@icahn.org photos or short, social distanced videos of someone or some department of your hospital, or even your community, that is not backing down, but stepping up to the challenge presented by COVID-19. Help us show others how rural acts in times of crisis and how together we can build an even stronger community. #ruralstrong

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Evidence-based nursing practices

ICAHN Professional Education Services and Kimi Yuchs, DNP, RN, NE-BC, are presenting a webinar, "Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: Beauty or Beast?" on April 8 from 11 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn why EBP is important to the nursing practice and how this problem-solving approach will lead to exceptional care of patients.

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Better Together

As a member-driven organization of 57 critical access and small, rural hospitals, we believe our strength lies in the work we do together. Through collaboration we can positively impact the future of CAHs and their rural communities.

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