Aug. 5, 2015
44 Hospitals Join Effort to Reduce Opioid Use and Patient Harm
Forty-four hospitals in Michigan and Illinois joined the MHA Keystone: Pain Management collaborative to reduce opioid-related adverse events, improve appropriate pain management, decrease the usage of opiates statewide and better manage patient expectations.
Sept. 29, 2015
MHA Keystone: ICU Workshop
Registration is now open for the MHA Keystone: ICU workshop, being held Sept. 29 at the Dearborn Inn. The workshop will feature presentations from national and local critical care experts on ICU survivorship, patient-centered care for delirium prevention and management, updated best practices for sepsis identification, treatment and management, navigating difficult conversations with patients and families, current approaches to palliative care and lung protective ventilation in the ICU setting. Hospitals are encouraged to send a team of individuals, including nurses, physicians, quality improvement directors, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and administrators.
Sept. 9, 2015
Save the Date for the MHA Keystone: Safe Care Workshop
The MHA Keystone Center encourages members to save the date for an MHA Keystone: Safe Care workshop, being held Sept. 9 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Acme. All MHA Keystone Center hospitals are welcome and encouraged to send a team of individuals to the workshop. Multiple presentations will occur simultaneously throughout the day, covering topics such as engaging patients and their families in quality improvement work, transitions of care, improving culture and teamwork, pain management, early identification of sepsis, creating an oxy-free emergency department, and more.