News to Know – Week of Nov. 22

MHA offices will be closed Nov. 25 and 26 in recognition of Thanksgiving and will reopen Nov. 29. The MHA Monday Report will not be published Nov. 29, but timely news will continue to be posted in the MHA Newsroom prior to publication of the Dec. 6 edition of Monday Report. Best wishes for a safe and healthy holiday!

The MHA will offer a webinar on Unemployment Compensation and Vaccine Mandates at 10 a.m. EST Dec. 9. Attorneys from the MHA Unemployment Compensation Program will discuss the various issues impacting vaccine mandate unemployment claims and provide guidance for employers on how to address such claims. The webinar is free of charge for MHA members and UCP clients, but registration is required. Questions may be directed to Neil MacVicar at the MHA.

The MHA will host a free webinar from noon to 12:45 p.m. EST Dec. 9 to review new requirements from The Joint Commission on workplace violence that take effect in January. MHA Endorsed Business Partner HSS will review the updated areas of the accreditation standards and what hospitals need to do to comply. The webinar is free of charge for MHA members, but registration is required. In addition, HSS offers an online version of its Techniques for Effective Aggression Management (TEAM®) that is fully compliant with government requirements. Members are encouraged to view a demonstration of the online TEAM Essentials eLearning program. Questions on the upcoming webinar or the online program may be directed to Seth Karnes at HSS.