The MHA received media coverage the week of Dec. 5 following a virtual press conference Dec. 6 on the financial and staffing challenges impacting hospital viability, as well as topics including hospital capital improvements, mergers and acquisitions and respiratory illness hospital admissions driven by RSV and COVID-19. Stories include comments from MHA CEO Brian Peters, MHA Executive Vice President Laura Appel and MHA Board Chair T. Anthony Denton.
Below is a collection of headlines from around the state that includes interviews or statements from MHA representatives.
Sunday, Dec. 11
Friday, Dec. 9
Thursday, Dec. 8
Wednesday, Dec. 7
- The Detroit News: After 40,000 deaths, COVID toll in Michigan becomes normal
- Michigan Business Network: Michiganders Need Continued Access To High-Quality, Timely Healthcare
Tuesday, Dec. 6
- The Detroit News: Michigan health care leaders urge more state aid amid staff shortage
- Bridge Michigan: Michigan hospitals lost 1,700 beds from staff shortages, seek more money
- WXYZ Detroit: Southeast Michigan hospitals facing staffing shortage as respiratory illnesses soar
- SBGTV: Michigan hospitals grapple with staff shortages while still facing ‘tsunami’ of COVID-19
- Gongwer: With 1,700 Fewer Beds, Hospitals Say They’re In A Funding Crisis
- MIRS: Hospitals Hope Med Student Mentor Tax Incentive Returns In ’23
Monday, Dec. 5
- Lansing State Journal: What Greater Lansing health care could look like in 2023
- DBusiness: Care Exchange
Members with any questions regarding media requests should contact John Karasinski at the MHA.