The Premier Voice of Upstate New York Hospitals and Health Systems

Caring Is Your Calling

We’re the People Behind the Caring Gene®

Do you have it? That instinctive desire to want to help others? If so, you may have the Caring Gene® – which means you could be pre-qualified for a career in the care industry.

This innovative, multi-media recruitment campaign, brought to you by the Iroquois Healthcare Association Workforce Investment Organization (IHA WIO), aims to increase the applicant pool for long-term care career and training opportunities across New York State.

Whether you’re a provider or someone looking for a rewarding career, visit us at to learn more.


Pandemic Response Resources

Read our latest update pertaining to ongoing COVID-19 developments, including:

  • Key guidance & information

  • Vaccine protocols
  • Federal funding relief

  • Planning checklists

  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) supplies & resource assessments

  • Clinical guidance for healthcare providers

  • Health management tools

  • and more

IHA continues to be in contact with our allied associations, DOH, the Governor’s office and state lawmakers to address ongoing hospital concerns. Please email us at to share requests, ideas, and concerns that we will communicate directly to key stakeholders and decision-makers.


The Iroquois Mission

To serve as a resource and leader to support our members and the communities they serve through advocacy, education, information, cost-saving initiatives and business solutions.