The two-part webinar series Continuing with Confidence in Healthcare Facilities will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Aug. 11 and 18.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced an additional extension of the deadline for hospital submission of the 2019 occupational mix survey from Aug. 3 to Sept. 3, 2020, due to continued COVID-19-related concerns from hospitals.
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Political candidates’ positions on healthcare are critical as the COVID-19 epidemic sweeps the U.S. To help members better understand their role in the 2020 election, the MHA will host a virtual member forum on the 2020 election and politics from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 23.
As the threat posed by COVID-19 rises across the country, the MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments affecting Michigan hospitals during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. Important updates are outlined below. ...
Adam Carlson, senior director, government & political affairs, MHA, is quoted in a story by The Detroit News explaining why the MHA supports the immunity provisions granted in Senate Bill 899.
The Michigan Legislature addressed several issues that are important to MHA members during the week of July 20.
Following the launch of the MHA’s hospital quality transparency website, VerifyMICare.org, the association has worked with member hospitals to improve the design and data presented to visitors. As part of this effort, a data refresh is scheduled for Aug. 3.
The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19 explores several mission-critical leadership qualities that leaders need to help traverse this difficult time.
The Infection Prevention Boot Camp webinar series gives healthcare staff a thorough understanding of how to create and lead a comprehensive infection prevention and control plan across units and disciplines.
Due to the extraordinary challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the MHA will not collect data through the fiscal year 2019 Community Benefits Survey.
The MHA Keystone Center presented Amanda Livingston, a former employee at Eaton Rapids Medical Center, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award July 22.
The MHA Keystone Center released a new guide, Eliminating Disparities to Advance Health Equity and Improve Quality, designed to provide practical guidance for healthcare organizations seeking to eliminate disparities in care to advance health equity.
Jim Lee, vice president, data policy & analytics, MHA, appears in several articles by Healthcare IT News on issues related to data being reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award acknowledges individuals or teams in MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) member hospitals who raise concerns about healthcare quality and safety and prevent potential harm to patients or staff.
Medicare Advantage enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 1,003,000 in July, an increase of 9,000 beneficiaries since April.
Brittany Bogan, senior vice president of safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, appears in a July 19 article from MiBiz on new implicit bias training requirements for healthcare workers in Michigan.
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As the state experiences a steady rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has extended the official state of emergency in Michigan through Aug. 11. The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments during the pandemic through ...
Davenport University recently announced a new scholarship to support employees who have been laid off, furloughed or unemployed due to COVID-19.