The MHA Keystone Center honored Mozella Horton-Peters, an environmental services employee at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, April 6, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative is hosting a webinar April 27 to discuss strategies for managing violence directed towards healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative hosted a virtual meeting March 25 to discuss members’ experiences implementing resources from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
To address the needs of those who are 65 years of age and older, the MHA Keystone Center launched its second Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community March 10. Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund and offered to MHA members free of charge, the initiative will ...
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative will host a webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. March 25 to discuss participants’ experiences, successes and barriers to implementing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s tool, Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy i...
Nearly 170 members virtually attended the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting March 9 and 10. Participants included safety teams — directors of safety and quality, risk managers, patient safety officers and clinical workers, among others — across Michigan and I...
Patient Safety Awareness Week, hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is being celebrated March 14 through 20 in 2021. This annual event aims to advance important discussions and inspire action globally to improve the safety of the healthcare system for patients and the workforce.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 8.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative is hosting a webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. April 27 to address workplace violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Violence in healthcare is a well-documented, pervasive and underreported threat to healthcare worker and patient safety. This issue ...
MHA CEO Brian Peters discusses how the MHA adds value for its members through the MHA Health Foundation, the MHA Keystone Center and the MHA Service Corporation.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting will be held virtually the mornings of March 9 and 10, highlighting presentations on various issues facing healthcare systems.
The second cohort of the MHA Keystone Center Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community kicks off with its first webinar March 10. The Action Community builds on the national Age-Friendly Health Systems movement and aims to improve care for older adults and decrease overall healthcare costs result...
Audra Carlson, a patient transporter at Henry Ford Allegiance Health, was announced Feb. 2 as the quarterly Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center Speak-up! Award recipient for her actions that protected the health of a patient. ...
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the healthcare industry is far-reaching. One key lesson that has surfaced is the urgent need for age-friendly healthcare.
Factors such as race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual identity, age, disability, socioeconomic status and geographic location significantly influence health outcomes. These must be considered when providing care to vulnerable populations, such as those ages 65 and older.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting brings together national safety and clinical experts each year to discuss hot topics in healthcare.
Out of 100,000 Michigan inpatient admissions per the Michigan Inpatient Database, approximately 41.9% were patients over the age of 65, according to statewide data from 2019.
With advanced age, medical conditions and treatment become more complex, resulting in adverse outcomes and costly medical bills.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement recently released its new tool titled Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy in Work During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Registration is open for the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting, taking place virtually March 9 and 10.