News to Know – Week of June 11

Posted on June 10, 2018

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 11:

  • The Michigan Green Healthcare Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at MHA headquarters. The committee will discuss the 2018 Green Healthcare Conference agenda, in addition to the recent launch of the Michigan on the Menu campaign, which is designed to encourage hospitals to purchase food locally from June to October. For more information, contact Kristen Cavanagh-Strong at the MHA.
  • The Great Lakes Partnership for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network High Reliability Organization monthly webinar will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Christine Sammer, DrPH, RN, FACHE, director, corporate patient safety, Adventist Health System, Altamonte Springs, FL, will present on the relationship of harm and critical performance measures at the front line of care. For more information, contact the MHA Keystone Center.
  • The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Safe Table: OB Adverse Events will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Valley State University – L.V. Eberhard Center, Grand Rapids. The meeting will focus on obstetrical adverse events. For more information, contact the Keystone PSO.
  • Applications for the 2019 Circle of Life Award will be accepted through Aug. 13. The award honors programs that can be models for other healthcare organizations working to embed palliative and end-of-life care in a variety of settings. Up to three Circle of Life Awards will be presented; the awards committee may present Citations of Honor to other noteworthy programs. Major sponsors of the 2019 awards are the American Hospital Association, the Catholic Health Association, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and National Hospice Foundation. The program is funded, in part, through the California Health Care Foundation and the Cambio Health Foundation.

Tags: GLPP HIIN, Michigan Green Healthcare Conference, safe table, Green Healthcare, Awards, Obstetrics, Michigan on the Menu

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