Welcome to the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing
& Public Relations

As an affiliate of the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), we are a group of healthcare marketing and communications professionals dedicated to offering networking, recognition and educational opportunities for professionals in the fields of healthcare public and community relations, marketing and affiliated services.

Seeking Speakers for 2019 Spring Workshop

ISHMPR is proud to announce our 2019 Fall Conference! The dates are set for October 17 and 18, 2019. This free, one-day workshop for ISHMPR Members is geared towards Community Hospitals in Illinois. Topics included are coming soon!


Interested in speaking?

Please contact Molly at msorrell@sdcmh.org or 217-322-5269


Interested in attending or sponsorship opportunities?

Click here to learn more!

Benefits of becoming a member

Benefits of becoming a member

If you found our site, it’s likely because you’re a healthcare marketing professional looking for an organization of like-minded peers to whom you can turn when resources are scarce and results matter. If so, you’ve come to the right place — just about all of us here felt the same as you before joining. And we can help. The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) would like to extend you an invitation to join the leading state association dedicated to the education and advancement of professionals like you.

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Sandwich Smarts Webinar

Did you miss our last Sandwich Smarts Webinar?

Listen to the full recording HERE!



Title: Your Content Strategy Is Your Digital Strategy

Speakers: Shannon Cummins, Vice President, Business Development, GLC

Rene Ryan, Vice President, Content Strategy, GLC

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

50% of hospital marketing budgets now go toward digital initiatives. Are you boosting online engagement and consumer experience? Learn best practices for creating a holistic content strategy: a goal-oriented process that focuses on the planning, creation, governance, distribution and measurement of your content efforts across all channels.

Learn More About Past and Future Webinars HERE

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