News to Know – Week of Dec. 4

Posted on December 02, 2017

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 4:

  • The American Hospital Association (AHA) will host an AHA members-only webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday to provide an update on the critical shortages of small-volume intravenous solutions. The presenters from the Food and Drug Administration and Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response will explain efforts that the federal government is making to resolve the issue. Interested AHA members can register prior to the webinar. For more information, contact Rob Wood at the MHA.
  • The MHA Small or Rural Hospital Council will meet from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center, Lansing. Following a noon networking lunch, participants will receive updates on advocacy, the MHA Keystone Center, and financial policy issues. For more information, contact Bill Jackson at the MHA. 
  • The MHA Health Foundation webinar Retaining Millennials in Today’s Workplace will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The webinar will review what compels Millennials to stay or leave, how to create a workplace community that will help Millennials flourish and stay, and tools to measure employee turnover. For more information, contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.
  • The MHA Council on Children’s Health will meet from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center, Lansing. The MHA council will discuss issues unique to the advancement of children’s health in Michigan. For more information, contact Brittany Bogan at the MHA.
  • Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 25 for the 2018 first quarter MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The quarterly award celebrates individuals or teams within MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization hospitals who speak up against patient or staff harm. For more information about the award and nomination process, contact Adam Novak at the MHA. 

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Tags: webinar, Speak-up! Award, AHA, MHA Committees Councils and Task Forces, Millennials, Millennial Turnover

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