MHA Monday Report Feb. 4, 2019

Posted on February 04, 2019

MHA Executive Vice President Chris Mitchell (right) was featured on WJR’s “Live from Lansing” Jan. 25 broadcast, hosted by Paul W. Smith (left).Mitchell Talks Healthcare with Paul W. Smith on WJR’s Live from Lansing Broadcast

On Jan. 25, Detroit’s WJR News Talk Radio broadcast the Paul W. Smith “Live from Lansing” show as part of its annual coverage of legislative and policy issues facing the state. The MHA sponsored the broadcast, which was hosted …

Medicare VBP Program Materials and Recording Available

The MHA and DataGen conducted a webinar Jan. 30 that provided an overview of the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) value-based purchasing (VBP) program. A recording and materials from the webinar are available online for member use …

Advancing Safe Care AwardNominations Being Accepted for Advancing Safe Care Award

Hospitals and health systems often face a myriad of complex challenges. Health disparities, costly errors, miscommunication and potential staff and patient harm are just a few of the daily hurdles that healthcare professionals must overcome …

Two Bronson Battle Creek Staff Members Receive MHA Keystone Center Safety Award

MHA and Bronson Battle Creek officials honor Speak-up! Award recipients.Eryn Glerum and Stephanie Pratt, nuclear medical technologists at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, were recent recipients of the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The award recognizes individuals of MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization …

Webinar Series to Review Updated Conditions of Participation

The MHA Health Foundation webinar series Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2019 Conditions of Participation for Hospitals will review in detail the newly finalized rules and how to make quick, effective changes to compliance …

News to Know

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

  • The Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network will conduct critical care simulation sessions from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Center for Health Innovation and Education, Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Jackson.
  • The MHA Keystone Center Board of Directors will meet from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at MHA headquarters, Okemos.
  • The MHA and DataGen have partnered to offer the webinar Overview of Medicare Fee-for-service Readmissions Reduction and Hospital-acquired Condition Reduction Programs from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
  • The Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network will host the webinar Creating and Sustaining a Patient and Family Advisory Council to Improve Safety and Enhance Quality Improvement from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.


  • MHA Monday Report Feb. 4, 2019

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Patient Safety and Quality, HIIN, webinar, DataGen, CoPs, WJR, Keystone board, Speak-up! Award, GLPP, CMS, Chris Mitchell, VerifyMICare, Advancing Safe Care Award, healthcare teams, critical care simulations, PFE Council

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