Upcoming MHA Keystone Center Events Offer Opportunities to Network, Expand Knowledge

Posted on February 21, 2019

The MHA Keystone Center and the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) will host a series of upcoming events to connect members, share knowledge, discuss pertinent issues related to quality and safety, and encourage continuous improvement.

In alignment with the MHA Board of Trustee’s priority action item, the 2019 MHA Keystone Center PSO Annual Meeting will have a heavy focus on workplace safety. Other topics to be discussed include safety culture, burnout and diagnostic errors (see related article). The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 6 at The Henry Autograph Collection, Dearborn. Registration is free and open to all MHA Keystone Center PSO members. A virtual option is available for those who are unable to attend in person.

MHA-member organizations are encouraged to participate in a comprehensive, collaborative program to identify, develop and implement workplace safety risk-reduction strategies. A day-long kickoff meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 at the VisTaTech Center – Schoolcraft College, Livonia. Featured speakers, William (Bill) O’Rourke, senior advisor, Value Capture, LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, and retired Alcoa vice president; and Bill Anderson, past chief human resources officer, SCL Health, Denver, CO, will discuss safety and integrity and the ethics of employee safety in healthcare. More information on the collaborative is outlined in a short online video. Registration is free and open to all MHA members.

The Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Innovation Improvement Network (GLPP HIIN) will host a Health Equity Regional Learning Session March 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the VisTaTech Center – Schoolcraft College, Livonia. This event will address pertinent issues surrounding health equity and specific ways to implement change with a data-driven approach in communities and healthcare organizations. Registration is free and open to all GLPP HIIN members. Although a virtual option is available for those who are unable to attend, in-person attendance is strongly recommended as the session will include interactive group activities.

As part of the Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, the MHA Keystone Center and MPRO are hosting the Care Transitions – Key to Population Health statewide summit June 18 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the VisTaTech Center – Schoolcraft College, Livonia. The full-day, interactive event will discuss how community partnership networks can address complex public health issues related to social determinants of health. Registration is $60 on or before May 17 and $80 after May 17.

Members with questions on any of these events should contact the MHA Keystone Center.

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Patient Safety Organization, GLPP HIIN, annual meeting, health equity, violence, workplace, safety, employee safety, care transitions

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