On Friday, May 13, IHA’s 2nd annual Health Equity Action Day will spotlight the value of health equity to all communities and will feature discussions on successful health equity initiatives at Illinois hospitals. The virtual event will include bestselling author Heather McGhee and the launch of this year’s Racial Health Equity in Healthcare Progress Report from IHA. Visit IHA’s website to view the flyer and register for the event.
On March 12, WVON hosted SSHCO leaders to share insights from our recent town hall, health transformation plans, how you can continue to get involved, and to answer community questions. Click here to rewatch the live event on Facebook or click here to listen on Soundcloud.
UPDATE: Thank you for attending SSHCO’s virtual town hall! Check our “Community Engagement” tab to view the recording. // All are invited to a virtual community town hall with the South Side Healthy Community Organization! Learn more about our plans to improve health and wellness on Chicago’s South Side. Visit SSHCOTownHall.eventbrite.com to register or click here to learn more.
The South Side Healthy Community Organization (SSHCO) is putting out a Request for Information (RFI) to community-based organizations, seeking information on currently existing or new program concepts that can help address the issues that impact the health of our South Side community. Click here for more information.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in a challenging healthcare environment, display strong operating and financial leadership responsibility, and have proven experience with building organizations from the ground up. They will have experience within human services, community health centers, community hospitals, or in a multi-faceted organization with complex business, technical, and regulatory demands. Interested or know someone qualified? Please share this opportunity with your friends, family and network to help us find the best candidates! Click here for more information and here to apply now.
A coalition of South Side health care providers, including University of Chicago Medicine and Friend Health, have established the South Side Healthy Community Organization through the state’s Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives program, aiming to expand primary, specialty and preventative care. – Hyde Park Herald