Industry Advocacy and Public Policy Analysis
|The Indiana Health Industry Forum provides guidance and leadership on public policy issues that contribute to innovation in the health science sector, deliver therapies to patients in need, and further the development and growth of our member companies. IHIF works at the federal and state level and partners with several other organizations and groups to support specific initiatives and legislation.|
Some of the Issues We’re Following in 2017:
|IHIF Legislative Programs and Events|
IHIF Members have access to several special programs and briefings throughout the year.
Become a Member of IHIF
Membership in IHIF offers a number of benefits you won’t find in any other organization and encompasses all levels of your company. Most importantly, it demonstrates your interest, support, and commitment to growing Indiana’s health science sector. IHIF membership offers discounts that can substantially improve your bottom line, events and educational programming that can expand and deepen your business network, and IHIF advocates for policies that improve the state’s innovation climate. Membership is affordable, offers immediate benefits, and helps build a community that will make Indiana the ideal location to grow a health science business!
More Ways to Get involved - Follow Our Policy Blog or Follow @IHIF1 on Twitter
Recent Activity - 2016 Advocacy Activities and Archive
Find Your Legislator - http://iga.in.gov/legislative/find-legislators/
Legislative Best Practices Report
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IHIF is the Indiana affiliate of BIO.
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) invites state organizations and interested member company participants to it's annual fly-in to Washington, D.C. Participants are welcomed at an orientation session, legislative reception, and meetings with members of Indiana's Federal Delegation. If you would like to participate, please contact IHIF for more information.
IHIF is a partner with Hoosiers Work for Health, the public affairs arm of PhRMA in Indiana. Our close cooperation on issues affecting the competitiveness of Indiana's health science industry assures members of frequent interaction with federal and state policy makers.
IHIF is also a Supporting Partner Organization (SPO) for AdvaMed, a national medical technology association. IHIF Members are eligible for a registration discount at their Annual Conference.
IHIF is a not-for-profit partner with HIMSS - we support National Health IT Week and related programs.
The Indiana Medical Device Manufacturers Council (IMDMC) is an independent trade association representing the interests of Indiana's medical device community. IHIF and IMDMC partner on many events and programs that benefit member companies of both organizations and jointly represent the interests of growing Indiana's health science business community.