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03 Sep 2021 2:45 PM | IAMHP Support (Administrator)

This summer, IAMHP focused on preventative healthcare!

The healthcare ecosystem has a variety of initiatives taking place across Illinois aimed at improving healthcare access as well as addressing disparities and prevention.

To elevate some of these innovative programs, IAMHP hosted webinars, executive corners and podcasts. 

Check out our links below to learn more about healthcare coverage, maternal health, cancer, oral health as well as well child visits and immunizations!

As always, be well and stay safe!

The IAMHP Team

HealthCare Coverage
and Preventative Care

IAMHP CEO, Samantha Olds Frey, and President of the Illinois Life and Health Insurance Council, Laura Minzer, discussed healthcare coverage and the importance of preventive care here in Illinois on the IAMHP SamSays podcast.

Podcast Link

Maternal Health

The IAMHP Team partnered with Representative Greenwood for an in-depth discussion on how Illinois legislators and Medicaid MCOs are driving innovation by implementing programs aimed at addressing disparities, reducing maternal mortality, reducing the risk of preterm birth & lessening disparities in preterm birth rates and supporting patient-centered care that improve the lives of families.

Webinar Link

Cancer Screenings

IAMHP CEO, Samantha Olds Frey, discussed the importance of cancer screenings, how the pandemic affected preventative screenings and how crucial it is to reimplement them now.

Executive Corner Link

Oral Health

Don Trainor, Government Programs Manager, and Dr. Henry Lotsof, Illinois State Dental Director at Avesis (a Guardian company and IAMHP Trusted Partner), sat down with IAMHP COO, Alaina Kennedy, to discuss the importance of oral health and its impact on overall health.

Podcast Link

Well Child Visits and Immunizations

The EverThrive Team joined IAMHP for a discussion on the work the organization is doing in the immunization and well child visits space and the effect the pandemic has had on both.

Podcast Link

During the COVID-19 pandemic, misinformation around vaccine safety has increased and with that, so has vaccine hesitancy.  To support immunization efforts across the United States and here in Illinois, IAMHP partnered with the Illinois Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics to discuss vaccine hesitancy and prepare providers for talks with parents and caregivers about vaccines.

Webinar Link

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