IDPH, ICAHN Release Research on Impact of Illinois' CAH Program

The Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health and the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) are pleased to announce the release of a new publication that evaluates the impact of the critical access hospital program in Illinois and whether it provides the necessary financial stability to preserve access to quality health care services in rural communities. 

Staying Independent and In Control

Staying Independent and In Control

​It’s widely recognized that the hospital landscape has profoundly changed in the last 10 years due to extensive hospital consolidations. The rise in local hospital systems and the drop in independent community hospitals through mergers and acquisitions have dramatically shifted the makeup of the hospital sector.