News Releases

Michigan hospitals invested nearly $2.6 billion in community-based partnerships and programs designed to improve the overall health, wellness and quality of life of Michigan residents. Read More
News Releases | June 21
With regard to reports of a new CPAN proposal on auto no-fault, the MHA has a board-endorsed position on this issue – and that position does not support fee schedules for healthcare providers, which could jeopardize access to needed treatment and recovery services for accident victims. Read More
During the American Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting in early May, the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service was presented to Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids. Read More
News Releases | May 12
The following statement can be attributed to Brian Peters, CEO, at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that could have serious ramifications for Michigan residents, our communities and our hos... Read More
Nearly 228,000 in Hospitals Alone LANSING, Mich. — A new report from the Partnership for Michigan’s Health shows that healthcare directly employed more than 588,000 Michigan residents in 2015, making healthcare the largest private-sector employer in the state. The 2017 edition of The Economic Impact... Read More
News Releases | April 26
March 24, 2017: For Immediate Release Attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters Today, the U.S. House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that could have a severe and negative impact on Michigan residents, our communities and our hospitals and ... Read More
Michigan healthcare leaders launched the I Vaccinate campaign today to protect children, families and communities from vaccine-preventable diseases. The campaign, supported by the MHA, aims to boost childhood immunization rates in the state by giving parents access to science-based facts about th... Read More
News Releases | March 20
March 13, 2017: For Immediate Release Attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters Today, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its scoring of the recently introduced American Health Care Act (AHCA), which will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.” ... Read More
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) have presented the first-ever annual MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award to Seth Raymond, DO, of Kalamazoo Anesthesiology and Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo. This was the inaugur... Read More
News Releases | March 10
MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety & Quality Leadership Award presented LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) announced this year’s winners of its MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety & Quality Leadership Award during the 2017 MHA Patient Safety a... Read More
Karen Kazyak, RN, a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, was the recipient of the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The award celebrates patient and staff safety through the recognition of individuals or teams in Michigan hospitals who demonstrrate a commitment to the prevention of pa... Read More
News Releases | March 02
Media Statement For Immediate Release: Feb. 21, 2017 Contact: Laura Wotruba, lwotruba@mha.org MHA Statement on Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's Auto Insurance Proposal The following statement can be attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters.  In his State of the City address, Mayor Mike ... Read More
Only 8 percent of Michigan voters favor repealing the Affordable Care Act without the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump first putting a detailed replacement plan in place, according to a survey released on Feb. 15 by EPIC-MRA. Read More
OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center has been awarded a grant by the Center for Innovation and Research, a partnership of Sparrow Health System and Michigan State University (MSU), to research hospital culture and front-line healthcare professionals sp... Read More
News Releases | November 21
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association looks forward to working with the new administration, MHA CEO Brian Peters said today. "Michigan hospitals are dedicated to caring for our patients, families and communities; that dedication remains steadfast regardless of election outcomes an... Read More
OKEMOS, Mich. — The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center today released its annual report and video, available at www.mhakeystonecenter.org, quantifying Michigan hospitals’ patient safety and quality advancements. MHA Keystone Center interventions continue to ... Read More
News Releases | October 31
Award recognizes hospital staff who have the courage to speak up about patient and staff safety and prevent avoidable harm to patients OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) have presented Kristi Tyler, ho... Read More
News Releases | October 27
In September, the MHA, IHA and WHA launched a joint quality improvement program— the Great Lakes Partners for Patients —as part of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) contract. Read More
Three Michigan healthcare leaders were honored Sunday evening with the 2016 MHA Healthcare Leadership Award, presented by the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) during the MHA Governance Conference in Acme, Mich. Read More
News Releases | October 13
OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed September as Sepsis Awareness Month in Michigan. Supporting national Sepsis Awareness Month, Michigan sepsis advocates will highlight sepsis, what it is, its causes and its impact on our communities over the next 30 days. According to Sepsis Allianc... Read More
News Releases | September 01
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