Entries for 'rural health'

An article published by the Detroit Free Press on Oct. 21 analyzes rural Michigan’s shrinking and aging population, including a section on the challenges that small & rural hospitals face with low patient volume, high fixed costs and inadequate Medicaid reimbursement rates.
MHA In The News | October 21
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 21
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Oct. 21.
Member News | October 19
In response to the 147 line-item vetoes to the state budget that were issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Sept. 30, MLive published an article Oct. 10 that focuses on the vetoes’ impact on rural areas in Michigan. 
MHA In The News | October 14
The MHA is featuring southwest Michigan’s Spectrum Health Lakeland in its statewide #MiRuralCareMatters campaign for its work to address health disparities by partnering with a local barbershop.
Member News | September 05
Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president, public affairs & communications, recalls growing up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the important role hospitals play to the people in small and rural cities across Michigan.
MHA Rounds | June 13
Laura Appel, the MHA’s Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, spoke with Bridge Magazine about the number of counties in rural areas of Michigan without obstetric care at local hospitals.
MHA In The News | January 10
Rural communities often face adversity, particularly due to a lack of resources. Limited access to healthcare and food play a crucial role in health disparities and social determinants of health.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 15
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Oct. 15.
Member News | October 13
State Treasurer Nick Khouri and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies met May 16 for the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, during which the latest state revenue projections were officially presented.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of May 14.
Member News | May 12
I returned yesterday from the annual American Hospital Association Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, where more than 800 rural clinicians, trustees and executives gathered to share the latest insights.
MHA Rounds | February 08
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | December 04
MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members had the opportunity to convene in Bay Harbor for two recent learning opportunities — the MHA Keystone Center PSO Rural Health Safe Table and the MHA Keystone Center Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA²) training.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | November 20
Upcoming events and important healthcare news.
Member News | November 18
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | November 13
Safe tables provide a legally protected environment for MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members to discuss sensitive topics with regard to patient safety. A PSO Safe Table on Rural Health will occur from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Inn at Bay Harbor. 
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Nov. 6. 
Member News | November 04
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