The MHA and its Michigan Green Healthcare Committee encourage hospitals and health systems to support the Michigan Battle of the Buildings, a free energy-reduction competition that is an easy way to identify energy-efficient practices and improve the environmental footprint of healthcare facilities....
The Lucian Leape Institute, a part of the National Patient Safety Foundation/Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), recently released a white paper on a research scan it conducted on board governance of health system quality, evaluation of governance education in quality, and expert interviews....
In late February, the MHA coordinated an educational webinar for the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) audits that are in process.
Building a healthy community can be achieved only by giving all individuals an equal opportunity to live the healthiest life they can, whatever their ethnic, geographic, racial, socioeconomic or physical circumstances may be.
Human resource (HR) professionals in Michigan hospitals are invited to attend an April 11 conference that is designed especially for them.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 18.
March 29 is the last day to submit nominations for the 2019 MHA Advancing Safe Care Award.
Medications are involved in 80 percent of all treatments, which is the primary reason medication procedures are closely monitored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 11.
The MHA hosted Techniques for Effective Aggression Management (TEAM®) training at several locations across the state during the week of March 4 for nearly 100 hospital employees.
Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 845,000 in January, an increase of 31,000 beneficiaries since October.
Boards that successfully lead organizations through significant transformation make an investment in board succession planning, infrastructure, education and ongoing development.
The annual presentation of the MHA Healthcare Leadership Award honors those who have demonstrated outstanding healthcare leadership within individual facilities and in their communities.
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) of 2014 requires that Medicare payment rates be based on the national weighted median of private payer rates reported by certain “applicable laboratories.”
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 4.
Healthcare leaders from across the state will gather June 26 through 28 for the MHA Annual Membership Meeting at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
Social determinants of health are socio-economic factors, such as education and ZIP code, that can drastically influence and shape health outcomes.
Chief executive officers and senior leaders from across the state attended Breakthrough Feb. 21 and 22 to dialogue about disruption in healthcare and how to design and launch a business strategy that results in better outcomes and less cost.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Feb. 25.
The Senate Committee on Insurance and Banking heard testimony Feb. 20 from Chris Mitchell, executive vice president, Advocacy & Public Affairs, MHA, and Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer, MHA, as part of its renewed effort to reform Michigan’s auto no-fault in...