The MHA is coordinating two free educational webinars hosted by DataGen to review the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) quality-based programs. The webinar offered from 1 to 2 p.m. March 3 will review the Medicare value-based purchasing program ...
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Healthcare issues highlighted the week of Feb 1 as legislative committees began hearings for the 2021-2022 session. The Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee took testimony on Senate Bill (SB) 18, which would add Michigan to the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact (PTLC). ...
The MHA keeps members apprised of pandemic-related developments affecting hospitals through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage.
The Feb. 3 meeting of the MHA Board of Trustees was highlighted by a presentation from Paul Keckley, national healthcare policy analyst and managing editor of The Keckley Report. Keckley shared his insights regarding how the Biden administration and Congress would approach key healthcare issues.
As Michigan hospitals continue to address the second surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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.
Myers and Stauffer LC, Michigan’s contractor for the federally mandated Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) audits, will soon distribute information requests to hospitals for the state fiscal year 2018 DSH audits.
Healthcare professionals statewide gathered virtually Jan. 28 for an MHA Workplace Safety event that focused on implementing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s new resource, Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy in Work During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic...
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MHA CEO Brian Peters discusses the road ahead for delivering the COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan and the importance of overcoming vaccine hesitancy.
A leadership change in the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services ( MDHHS) took place Jan. 22 when Robert Gordon announced his resignation and Elizabeth Hertel was appointed to replace him as director of the department. ...
Michigan hospitals have now given more than half a million COVID-19 vaccine doses, representing 55% of the total 909,038 doses provided in Michigan, according to data published Jan. 29 by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
The MHA hosted a Twitter chat Jan. 28 for hospitals, healthcare organizations and subject matter experts to provide the public with local information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine.
President Joe Biden issued an executive order Jan. 28 directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to consider opening the HealthCare.gov website for a special enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
MHA Breakthrough, a long-standing annual event focused on learning and sharing, is an opportunity to connect virtually and discuss how healthcare teams are confronting challenges and removing obstacles around caring for COVID-19 patients, administering vaccines and addressing racism and its impact o...
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting brings together national safety and clinical experts each year to discuss hot topics in healthcare.
An upcoming virtual event will enlighten healthcare professionals on Root Cause Analysis best practices and innovative strategies to improve processes and the delivery of patient care throughout the healthcare continuum.
Two upcoming webinars focus on a new rule for hospitals and health systems that requires hospitals to post negotiated, confidential prices online.