MHA Monday Report Aug. 31, 2020

Posted on August 31, 2020

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Aug. 24

The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments affecting Michigan hospitals during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. Important updates are outlined below ...


MHA Joins Governor and MDHHS to Encourage Flu Vaccinations

The MHA participated in a news conference Aug. 25 with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Franny Strong Foundation and the Michigan Primary Care Association at the George W. Romney Building, Lansing, to urge Michigan residents ...


MHA Launches MI Vote Matters Campaign to Encourage Voter Participation Nov. 3

The upcoming general election will set the stage for critical healthcare policy decisions for Michigan and the nation in the years ahead. In November, Michigan voters will help elect the next president of the United States ...


New Joint Commission Compliance Requirements Addressed in Webinar

Regulatory agencies like The Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Det Norske Veritas recently announced plans to return to survey activity as providers begin to emerge from crisis operations due to the COVID-19 ...


September is Sepsis Awareness Month, Keystone to Host Twitter Chat

In 2011, the Sepsis Alliance designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis is the most expensive inpatient cost in American hospitals, with an average of over $18,000 per hospital stay and more than 1.5 million sepsis hospital stays per year. Members can honor Sepsis Awareness Month by ...


MHA Webinar Offers Tips for Building Rural Telehealth Program

Telehealth improves not only access to care, but also health outcomes, by removing barriers of time and distance. COVID-19 has transformed telehealth from a desirable program into an essential element of care delivery. The implementation of telehealth ...


Participate in Updating Michigan’s Health IT Roadmap

The Michigan Health Information Technology (IT) Commission and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are inviting hospitals to participate in a statewide process to prioritize strategies and tactics for Michigan’s 5-Year Health ...


The Keckley Report

Three Themes will Frame Post-Pandemic Employer Health Coverage

“Looking beyond the pandemic, studies by the Kaiser Family Foundation, MetLife, Mercer, Deloitte, and releases last week by the Business Group on Health and Commonwealth Fund, three themes emerge about how employer-sponsored health benefits will evolve.”

Paul Keckley, Aug. 24, 2020


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