MHA CEO Brian Peters focuses on eliminating health disparities to advance health equity and improve quality in communities.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Important healthcare news for the week of June 29.
The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. Important updates on how the pandemic is affecting Michigan hospitals are outlined below. ...
The Michigan Legislature addressed multiple pieces of legislation that impact hospitals during the week of June 22 as both chambers prepared for a shortened 2020 summer break.
The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19, explores several mission-critical leadership qualities leaders need to help traverse this difficult time.
Normally members would have gathered on Mackinac Island for the MHA Annual Membership Meeting in late June, but the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the association to conduct its business via a virtual format this year. The Board of Trustees held its final session of the program year via video conference...
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association announced the winners of its Meritorious Service and Special Recognition awards June 25, honoring physicians, healthcare executives and legislators for their extensive contributions to health and healthcare.
The MHA Service Corporation convened a meeting of its board of directors June 24 to assess programs and services to support key initiatives in the 2019-2020 MHA Action Plan.
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) announced the winner of its 2020 Advancing Safe Care Award June 25, honoring the healthcare team at Spectrum Health Pennock in Hastings for its Journey to Zero Infections project.
The MHA is bestowing its Ludwig Community Benefit Award on the outstanding programs of three of its member hospitals in Charlevoix, Fremont and Port Huron.
The MHA will host a free webinar from 5 to 6 p.m. July 21 to review the fiduciary duty to plan for engaging in crisis standards of care (CSC) and outline the CSC framework, including the legal authority and ethical considerations, implementation of clinical processes and operations, a...
Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association elected new officers and appointed board members during the association’s virtual Annual Membership Meeting June 25.
A federal judge in Washington, DC, recently dismissed the lawsuit challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Price Transparency Final Rule that requires hospitals to disclose their privately negotiated, payer-specific payment rates effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-117 June 18 to extend Michigan’s state of emergency due to COVID-19 through July 16. The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments during the pandemic ...
Important healthcare news for the week of June 22.
The Michigan Senate voted June 17 to support a package of bills to amend the regulation of electronic cigarettes. As a member of the Keep Michigan Kids Tobacco-Free Alliance, the MHA has been working alongside other healthcare and youth-focused organizations to further strengthen the package.
Interlochen Public Radio and WWMT-TV published stories the week of June 15 that featured quotes from Ruthanne Sudderth on the financial challenges hospitals are facing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Salary.com, an endorsed business partner of the MHA and a leading software provider of cloud-based compensation data, software and analytics, released new survey data that shows 66% of employers either reduced their workforce or negatively impacted employee pay in response to COVID-19, though just 1...