Register Now for the Oct. 10 MHA Communications Retreat

Posted on September 15, 2017

2017 MHA Communications Retreat: Engaging Your CommunityRegistration is open for the MHA's third annual Communications Retreat, to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. As hospitals and health systems face more and more pressure to be accountable and transparent within the communities they serve, this year's retreat will focus on patient and community engagement. Attendees will leave the retreat with tactics and tips they can immediately implement in their health systems on topics including:

  • Developing and executing a successful blog 
  • Creating a successful media story on a taboo subject
  • Producing videos on a limited budget
  • Using digital media tools to listen and speak to their patients and community
  • How and when to execute a communications audit

Featured in the MHA Monday Report. Click to view the full edition.Hospital staff working in public relations, communications, marketing or community relations are encouraged to attend. Registration for the retreat is available online, where detailed agenda and logistics information is also provided. Cost for attendance is $50 per attendee; however, discounts are available for teams of two or more from the same facility or system. Members with questions should contact Ruthanne Sudderth at the MHA.


  • Register Now for the Oct. 10 MHA Communications Retreat

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