The Alliance for Health Equity (formerly the Health Impact Collaborative of Cook County) is a partnership between the Illinois Public Health Institute, hospitals, health departments, and community organizations across Chicago and Cook County.
This initiative is one of the largest collaborative hospital-community partnerships in the country with the current involvement of 25+ nonprofit and public hospitals, seven local health departments, and representatives of more than 100 community organizations serving on action teams.
Partners are coming together with the goal of working on strategies to address the pressing issues in our communities to achieve greater collective impact.
Steering Committee: Advocate Health Care, Loyola University Health System, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Norwegian American Hospital, Presence Health, Rush, Sinai Health System, Swedish Covenant, University of Chicago Medicine
Collective impact through assessment, action planning, and collaborative implementation in partnershp with communities.
Participating Hospitals, as of June 2017
|Advocate Children's Hospital||Norwegian American Hospital|
|Advocate Christ Medical Center||Presence Holy Family Medical Center|
|Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center||Presence Resurrection Medical Center|
|Advocate Lutheran General Hospital||Presence Saint Francis Hospital|
|Advocate South Suburban Medical Center||Presence Saint Joseph Hospital|
|Advocate Trinity Hospital||Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center|
|AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange||Provident Hospital|
|Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital||RML Specialty Hospitals|
|Cook County Health and Hospital System||Rush Oak Park|
|Gottlieb Memorial Hospital||Rush University Medical Center|
|Loyola University Medical Center||Stroger Hospital of Cook County|
|Mercy Hospital & Medical Center||Swedish Covenant Hospital|
|Northwestern Memorial Hospital||University of Chicago Medicine|
Participating Health Departments
|Chicago Department of Public Health|
|Cook County Department of Public Health|
|Evanston Health Department|
|Park Forest Health Department|
|Oak Park Health Department|
|Skokie Public Health District|
|Stickney Health Department|