The MHA received media coverage the week of Feb. 6 regarding a variety of topics, including the fiscal year 2024 executive budget recommendation, the role food insecurity has as a social determinant of health, the new state House Behavioral Health subcommittee and the need for hospitals to make infrastructure updates.
Below is a collection of headlines from around the state that includes interviews or statements from MHA representatives. Included is coverage from a media statement from MHA CEO Brian Peters released a statement published in support of the executive budget recommendation, thanking Gov. Whitmer for her continued commitment to protecting hospitals and supporting healthcare workers.
Friday, February 10
- Crain’s Detroit Business: Health systems play long game with bets on new hospitals in tough financial times
Thursday, February 9
Wednesday, February 8
- WLNS-TV: Michigan health, education organizations react to Whitmer’s $79 billion budget
- Gongwer: DHHS Budget Targets Family Planning, Public Health, Wage Increases
- Michigan Business Network: Michigan Business Beat | Brian Peters MHA, Michigan Hospitals Contribute $45,000 Toward Food Insecurity
Members with any questions regarding media requests should contact John Karasinski at the MHA.