MHA Monday Report Oct. 12, 2020

Posted on October 12, 2020

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Oct. 5

With the Oct. 2 Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the legal basis for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19-related executive orders is unconstitutional, a greater degree of uncertainty surrounds the ways Michigan hospitals, businesses and residents are responding to ...


Council Discusses Legislation Affecting Behavioral Health in Michigan

The MHA Behavioral Health Integration Council met Oct. 2 to consider several pieces of legislation that would create new policy and a payment mechanism for behavioral health services in Michigan. The council discussed boilerplate provisions in the fiscal year 2020-2021 Medicaid budget ...


Healthcare Leaders Attend Statewide Sepsis Symposium

Nearly 400 healthcare professionals met virtually Oct. 1 for the MHA Keystone Center and Michigan Hospital Medicine Safety Consortium Sepsis Symposium. The event followed the MHA Keystone Center sepsis Twitter chat during Sepsis Awareness ...


Increased Offerings and Flexibility Come with Changes to Medical Education

Medical education has changed since the beginning of the pandemic, and it could have a long-lasting benefit. Physicians are often spread thin among their career duties, leading to a rise in clinician burnout. Even while ...


The Keckley Report

Three Events Likely to Frame Future Priorities for the U.S. Healthcare System

“In the midst of the pandemic and Campaign 2020, three events last week may punctuate the unique prominence of healthcare in our government and politics. …

“Disinformation about healthcare is rampant and the political climate is toxic: that’s a volatile combination for thoughtful discussion about health policy and the system’s future.”

Paul Keckley. Oct. 5, 2020


News to Know

Updated Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Designation Forms may now be purchased online.


MHA Race of the Week – U.S. Senate

The MHA Race of the Week series highlights the most pivotal statewide races for Election 2020. The series will provide hospitals and healthcare advocates with the resources they need to make informed decisions on Election Day, including candidates’ views and background.


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