The MHA is seeking nominations for two awards that recognize healthcare professionals for their efforts to lead the way to healthier communities.
Patient Safety Awareness Week, hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement , will be celebrated March 8-14 to increase awareness about patient safety and recognize the work that is already in-progress to reduce the risk of preventable patient harm in hospitals.
More than 100 chief executive officers and senior leaders attended MHA Breakthrough Feb. 27 and 28 to discuss the competitive landscape and tactics to reinforce long-term viability.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided March 2 that it will review, during its term beginning in October, a federal appeals court decision that held the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional.
Bridge Magazine published an article Mar. 4 on the U.S. District Court’s ruling that invalidates Medicaid work requirements in Michigan.
As Governor Whitmer shared in her State of the State address, improving the health of mothers and babies is a priority for the state of Michigan.
During the first quarter of 2018, data analysis conducted within Bronson LakeView Hospital showed that they had experienced an increase in readmissions from 10.42% to 13.3%.
The MHA is relieved by the U.S. District Court’s ruling that invalidates Medicaid work requirements in Michigan, which posed a threat to the coverage of tens of thousands of Healthy Michigan Plan recipients.
Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer, appears in a Mar. 2 Interlochen Public Radio story discussing the healthcare challenges facing rural Michigan.
Michigan hospitals and health systems are closely monitoring developments related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are working diligently with state and federal agencies to educate and train their staffs to prepare for the possibility of COVID-19 cases in Michigan.
Crain’s Detroit Business published an article Feb. 28 on the release of the 2020 Economic Impact of Healthcare in Michigan report.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 2.
Healthcare is the number one target of cybercriminals across the globe. MHA CEO Brian Peters reviews the actions the MHA has taken to mitigate cybersecurity risk to allow physicians, nurses and staff to do what they do best: care for patients.
Ewa Panetta, manager of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, testified before the Michigan House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee Feb. 26 to discuss the importance of integrating more age-friendly initiatives into hospitals.
Joneigh Khaldun, MD, chief medical executive, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, announced the activation of a state lab to test suspected coronavirus disease patients Feb. 27.
Michigan House Bill 4042, also known as the Michigan Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), passed the House Feb. 26.
The latest report from the Partnership for Michigan’s Health shows that healthcare directly employed nearly 602,000 Michigan residents in 2018, demonstrating that healthcare continues to be the largest private-sector employer in the state.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) brings together hospitals and safety experts for its annual meeting March 11 at the VisTaTech Center, Livonia.
The MHA Keystone Center has extended to March 11 the deadline for registering for the Implementation Science: Healthcare Performance Improvement Certification Course, offered in conjunction with Vlasic & Roth.