MHA Monday Report Feb. 18, 2019

Posted on February 18, 2019

Sen. VanderWall (center) welcomed Peter Marinoff (left) and Chip Falahee (right) to the Feb. 14 meeting of the Senate Committee on Health Policy and Human Services.MHA, Member Hospitals Deliver ‘Hospital 101’ Presentation to Senate Committee

The MHA and executives from two MHA-member hospitals provided an informational presentation before members of the Senate Committee on Health Policy and Human Services Feb. 14. The presentation was designed to provide committee members with a “hospital 101”…


MHA Service Corporation Board Supports MHA Action Plan Priorities

The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) convened a meeting of its recently appointed board Feb. 11. The new board provides oversight and direction for shaping current and future business services to hospitals and other entities in Michigan. The primary …


Teams from Spectrum Health and Vlasic & Roth presented during a recent readmissions-focused summit at the health system.GLPP HIIN Partnership Helps Member Hospitals with Process Improvement

Forming partnerships in healthcare is critical to the transformation that will yield improved outcomes and long-term success. In 2018, the MHA Keystone Center, on behalf of the Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP), partnered with …


The Keckley Report

Health Information Technology: Three Issues It Must Address Now
Paul Keckley“HIT is now a critical focus in every healthcare organization. The effectiveness of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the sprawling set of responsibilities overseen is now a critical factor in every organization’s success.

“The HIT industry has contributed to notable improvements in how healthcare is delivered and financed, but it has a long way to go, especially in three areas.”

Paul Keckley, Feb. 11, 2019


News to Know

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

  • MHA offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. 
     
  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • 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.
     
  • 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.

Laura AppelMHA in the News

Read recent articles about the MHA, including stories from the Detroit Free Press and Bridge Magazine about auto no-fault insurance reform efforts and the potential impact of Medicare for All proposals on Michigan and the nation.


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  • MHA Monday Report Feb. 18, 2019

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, HIIN, GLPP, advocacy, events, Breakthrough, MHA Service Corporation Board of Directors, Vlasic & Roth, Spectrum Health, CCTFs

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