MHA Rounds

In September 2016, 316 hospitals across Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin committed to driving a 20% reduction in 13 preventable harms and a 12% reduction in readmissions under the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network.
MHA CEO Brian Peters emphasizes the MHA's continued support for Michigan's hospitals and healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MHA Rounds | April 01
Shelleye Yaklin, president and CEO, North Ottawa Community Hospital stresses the importance of federal funding to support rural hospitals responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
MHA Rounds | March 26
As Governor Whitmer shared in her State of the State address, improving the health of mothers and babies is a priority for the state of Michigan. 
Healthcare is the number one target of cybercriminals across the globe. MHA CEO Brian Peters reviews the actions the MHA has taken to mitigate cybersecurity risk to allow physicians, nurses and staff to do what they do best: care for patients.
MHA Rounds | March 01
Superior Health is a multistate organization that supports MHA Keystone Center efforts to continue broadening its quality improvement work.
MHA CEO Brian Peters commends Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for taking a leadership role regarding maternal health and highlights the efforts the MHA Keystone Center has led to ensure health equity by addressing disparities and social determinants of health.
MHA Rounds | February 04
Ewa Panetta, BA, CPPS, manager of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses seven common misconceptions about health equity in healthcare and other settings.
MHA CEO Brian Peters focuses on the importance of rural hospitals in Michigan and the evolution of new business models to successfully deliver care across the state. 
MHA Rounds | January 06
Renée Smiddy, MSBA, director of research and performance measurement, Michigan Health & Hospital Association Service Corporation, discusses the MHA Keystone Center’s data strategy for 2020.
MHA CEO Brian Peters pays tribute to Spencer Johnson, the association’s president and leader for three decades.
MHA Rounds | December 02
Adam Novak, MA, CPPS, director, safety initiatives, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the successes of the MHA Keystone Center PSO in 2019.  
MHA CEO Brian Peters addresses the issue of surprise medical billing and the MHA's position to protect patients from any balanced billing scenario by removing them from being in the middle of any payment negotiation between a provider and a payer.
MHA Rounds | November 07
MHA CEO Brian Peters reflects on the MHA's 22 years participating in the Michigan Harvest Gathering and the importance of addressing food insecurity. 
MHA Rounds | October 10
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA and the MHA Keystone Center’s continued efforts to decrease opioid use statewide.
September is Sepsis Awareness Month and the MHA Keystone Center is ramping up activities to increase sepsis awareness within hospital walls and broadly across communities.
MHA CEO Brian Peters reflects on the ongoing celebration of the MHA’s 100 Year Anniversary and the relationships that have made the anniversary possible. 
MHA Rounds | September 03
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses how the upcoming Implementation Science Healthcare Performance Improvement Certification Course will help MHA-member hospitals and health systems close the gap between recommended and provided care.
MHA CEO Brian Peters describes the new and energetic ways the MHA is focusing on children’s health to protect the state's youth and, thereby, safeguard Michigan’s future. 
MHA Rounds | August 01
Renée Smiddy, MSBA, director of research and performance measurement, MHA Service Corporation, discusses how health outcomes can be improved through information and technology and the ways improved health information technology outcomes can be achieved through diversity and gender inclusion.
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