Register Now! Preparing for ICD-10 Training

8 Dec

Healthcare providers classify medical conditions and procedures using a standard coding system, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Public health relies on the receipt of ICD data from healthcare providers to conduct a variety of activities. With the October 1, 2015 compliance date for ICD-10, every healthcare provider must ensure that they are adequately prepared […]

Register Now! Illinois Local Performance Site Webinar Series

8 Dec

The below webinars serve as part of the Illinois Local Performance Site (LPS) Webinar series. These self-paced online trainings are presented by Laurie Call, Director, Center for Community Capacity Development, Illinois Public Health Institute and are housed on our online training site: publichealthlearning.com. PRIMARY AUDIENCE: Public health staff, leaders, supervisors, QI/performance management team members, members […]

Health Care Preparedness Toolkit Released

15 Sep

IPERLC provided support for a preparedness team to be part of the 22nd  MidAmerica Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (MARPHLI) for its year-long public health leadership development program. This team was asked to focus their attention on the impact of ACA on Preparedness, as their project topic. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved the […]

Get to Know Your Neighbors

10 Sep

Comprehensive preparedness requires the whole community to participate. Wondering how to help? Get to know your neighbors! Work with older adults and those who require special assistance to make a communication plan and put together a kit including a two-week supply of prescription medication. http://www.cdc.gov/aging/emergency/ http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/disabilities

Are You Prepared?

8 Sep

Almost half of U.S. adults don’t have a plan or the resources they need if an emergency were to occur. If you’re not sure what to put in your kit take a look at the CDC’s recommended supplies: ‪ http://www.bt.cdc.gov/preparedness/kit/disasters/

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