MHA Monday Report Feb. 1, 2021

Posted on February 01, 2021

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Jan. 25

A leadership change in the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services ( MDHHS) took place Jan. 22 when Robert Gordon announced his resignation and Elizabeth Hertel was appointed to replace him as director of the department. The MHA has a longstanding relationship with Hertel, who has served at both the MDHHS and Trinity Health, and issued ...

Michigan Hospitals Give More Than 500,000 COVID-19 Vaccines

Michigan hospitals have now given more than half a million COVID-19 vaccine doses, representing 55% of the total 909,038 doses provided in Michigan, according to data published Jan. 29 by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. ...

President Orders Special Enrollment Period for Health Coverage under ACA

President Joe Biden issued an executive order Jan. 28 directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to consider opening the website for a special enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act ...

Explore Root Cause Analysis Strategies During Summit

An upcoming virtual event will enlighten healthcare professionals on Root Cause Analysis best practices and innovative strategies to improve processes and the delivery of patient care throughout the healthcare continuum.  ...

Share and Learn During Virtual Breakthrough

The COVID-19 pandemic brings to the forefront what is truly important: relationships, reliability and honesty. MHA Breakthrough, a long-standing annual event focused on learning and sharing, is an opportunity to connect virtually ...

PSO Annual Meeting to Focus on Health Equity and Implicit Bias

The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting brings together national safety and clinical experts each year to discuss hot topics in healthcare. Long-standing systemic health and social inequities have put many people from ...

CEO Report – The Road Ahead on COVID-19 Vaccine

In his latest CEO Report, MHA CEO Brian Peters discusses the road ahead for delivering the COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan and the importance of overcoming vaccine hesitancy. 

Webinars Outline Strategies in a Transparent Marketplace

Two upcoming webinars focus on a new rule for hospitals and health systems that requires hospitals to post negotiated, confidential prices online. Whether useful to the consumer or not, hospitals and health systems must comply and be prepared for ...

Nominations Open Through Feb. 19 for MHA Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Michigan hospitals and healthcare providers have displayed their value to the community in astounding ways during the coronavirus pandemic. Amid that, they have continued to provide services that go beyond the care provided within their ...

MHA Twitter Chat Explored COVID-19 Vaccines

The MHA hosted a Twitter chat Jan. 28 for hospitals, healthcare organizations and subject matter experts to provide the public with local information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine. The event had more than 30 contributors, including five MHA members ...

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

The Keckley Report

Bidencare Week One: What Have We Learned and What Should We Expect?

“Week one of the Biden-Harris administration offers clear signals to the healthcare industry about its plans and what’s ahead.”

Paul Keckley. Jan. 25, 2021


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