MHA Monday Report Nov. 23, 2020

Posted on November 23, 2020

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Nov. 16

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 continues to rise. The MHA keeps members apprised of pandemic-related developments affecting hospitals through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. ...

MHA Members Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities

The MHA released its Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities Nov. 19. The pledge was endorsed by the MHA Board of Trustees at its Nov. 4 meeting and is intended for chief executive officers at MHA-member organizations to sign, indicating a unified commitment to addressing disparities ...

Testing Environment Available for OBRA Online System

As the MHA recently reported, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Office of Specialized Nursing Home/Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act Programs delayed the implementation of the online system for submitting forms ...

Innovative Framework Addresses Unique Needs of Older Adult Care

Individuals over age 65 are projected to increase from 21% of the nation’s population in 2012 to more than 39% in 2050, according to U.S. census data. As adults age, care often becomes more complex. To better equip health systems to address these challenges, the MHA Keystone Center is launching its second Age-Friendly Health Systems ...

Rural Health Pilot Program Explores Accountable Care

The MHA will host a webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 3 to explore the details of one alternative payment model that seeks to control the growth of healthcare spending and accelerate value-based care. Transforming Care through Global Budgets: Lessons Learned  ...

Virtual Forum Planned to Update Associate Members, Partners​

Associate members and partner organizations are important to the MHA and to Michigan hospitals and health systems. An interactive virtual membership forum has been planned specifically for MHA associate members and partners to discuss ...

Headline Roundup: Week of Nov. 16 for COVID-19 in Michigan

As Michigan hospitals address a second surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to responding to the pandemic. ... 

The Keckley Report

 Dark Winter for Hospitals: 3 New Challenges Facing CEOs and their Boards

“There are 6146 hospitals in the United States of which 5198 are classified as community hospitals. They employ 7.8 million including 35% of the nation’s physicians. A fourth are owned by private investors; the rest are private not for profit or public hospitals. All face a dark winter.”

Paul Keckley. Nov. 16, 2020

News to Know

The MHA Monday Report will not be published Nov. 30. 

MHA in the News

Read recent coverage about the MHA, including a story from Crain's Detroit Business interviewing MHA CEO Brian Peters and Chief Information Security Officer Mike Nowak discussing the preparedness levels of Michigan hospitals amid the threat of potential ransomware attacks on the U.S. health care system.


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