MHA Monday Report Oct. 26, 2020

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Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Oct. 19

The number of COVID-19 cases is climbing, and Michigan hospitals are again experiencing an influx of patients battling the disease. The MHA continues to keep members apprised of pandemic-related developments affecting hospitals through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. …

Michigan Harvest Gathering Kicks Off with MHA’s $30,000 Contribution

The 2020 Michigan Harvest Gathering virtually kicked off Oct. 20, when MHA CEO Brian Peters joined community partners and presented the MHA’s $30,000 pledge toward Michigan’s emergency food …

Patient Safety Organization Offers Rural Health and Opioids Safe Table

As a member organization dedicated to improving safety and quality in healthcare, the MHA Keystone Center continues to offer events and serve members despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization will host its first  …

Learn How Governing Boards are Addressing Social Needs​

Hospital and health system trustees are promoting value in their communities by tackling societal factors that influence the health and well-being of residents. In a two-part American Hospital Association podcast moderated by Priya Bathija  …

The Keckley Report

What a Blue Wave Means for Healthcare

“In its October 17, 2020 Confidence Interval assessment, FiveThirtyEight put the possibility of a Democratic sweep at 70%. … It’s being described as a change election. Pundits are speculating it could be a Blue Wave.

“What might a Blue Wave mean for healthcare? And more strategically, what might change for those of us who are part of this industry?”

Paul Keckley. Oct. 19, 2020

MHA Race of the Week – Michigan Ballot Proposals

The MHA Race of the Week series highlights the most pivotal statewide races for Election 2020. The series will provide hospitals and healthcare advocates with the resources they need to make informed decisions on Election Day, including candidates’ views and background.

MHA in the News

Read recent coverage about the MHA, including headlines recapping the MHA’s participation in a press conference Oct. 13 on COVID-19 and the release of a joint statement from physician leaders of Michigan hospitals and healthcare systems.