News to Know - Week of Feb. 18

Posted on February 16, 2019

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Feb. 18:

  • MHA offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. Staff members will respond to voicemail and email messages when offices reopen Tuesday morning. Best wishes for a healthy holiday!
     
  • The MHA Quality & Accountability Committee will meet from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City, in conjunction with Breakthrough. The committee will discuss social determinants of health and the linkage to healthcare outcomes. For more information, contact Brittany Bogan at the MHA.
     
  • The MHA Small or Rural Hospital Council will meet from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City, in conjunction with Breakthrough. The committee will receive updates on opportunities for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation grant applications and rural hospital funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information, contact Bill Jackson at the MHA.
     
  • The MHA Behavioral Health Integration Task Force will meet from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City, in conjunction with Breakthrough. The task force will begin to determine what changes should be made at the state level to assist with true integration of behavioral healthcare with the rest of the healthcare system. For more information, contact Laura Appel at the MHA.
     
  • The MHA’s newest membership meeting, Breakthrough, will take place from 1 p.m. Thursday to 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City. Participants will analyze and discuss disruption in healthcare and how to design and launch a business strategy that results in better outcomes and less cost. For more information, contact Erin Steward at the MHA.


Tags: events, Breakthrough, MHA Quality & Accountability Committee, MHA Small or Rural Hospital Council, MHA Behavioral Health Integration Task Force, CCTFs

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