In the new program year, the MHA is focused on several critical issues like viability, workforce resilience and wellbeing, behavioral health and health equity.
The MHA will host a virtual member from 2 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 9 to outline the MHA 2023 – 2024 strategic action plan approved by the MHA Board of Trustees. The forum will review the priorities and tactics to accomplish goals and how the membership can support these initiatives along with presentations from MHA CEO Brian Peters and other MHA leaders.
There is no cost to attend, but members are asked to register by Nov. 7. Access information for the virtual session will be sent Nov. 8.
Questions about the member forum can be directed to Erica Leyko at the MHA.
As healthcare leaders cope with turbulent times, it’s essential to have physician board members assist with decision-making on things like action prioritization, merger and acquisition activity and social determinants of health.
The webinar Maximizing Contributions of Physician Board Members scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. EST Oct. 17 will help leaders explore strategic areas where physician expertise and guidance is essential, including: Quality and safety efforts, disruptive physician cases, medical staff credentials issues, and medical policy. Those who join will also exchange ideas about how to better orient physicians to the board and handle inherent physician independence and potential conflicts of interest.
MHA members can register an unlimited number of board members for $195 per hospital. By attending the participants may earn up to one ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
Members with questions about the webinar should be directed to Erica Leyko at the MHA.
The webinar Maximizing Contributions of Physician Board Members from noon to 1 p.m. EST Oct. 17 will guide attendees to utilize physician expertise related to advising on patient care decisions, the ethical considerations around biomedical, artificial intelligence and transparency, and the best approaches to planning and executing change in technology and clinical care.
Participants will also receive ideas about how to better orient physicians to the board and handle inherent physician independence and potential conflicts of interest.
MHA members can register an unlimited number of board members for $195 per hospital. By attending the webinar, participants may earn up to one ACHE Qualified Education Hour toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
Members with questions regarding the webinar series may contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.
The MHA and other state hospital associations are hosting a webinar series in partnership with the Huron Consulting Group Aug. 10 through Nov. 9 from 1 – 2 p.m. EST. CME and continuing education credit for nurses and pharmacists is available for each webinar attended. By attending the MHA Virtual Leadership Series, participants may earn up to four (4) ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
The Aug. 10 webinar, How AI @ Work Will Advance Human Intelligence, presented by Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, will outline how artificial intelligence will affect data systems and readiness, clinician training and engagement and ethical frameworks. Additional topics focus on well-being and resilience, effective communication and conflict management and workforce attraction and engagement.
The MHA-member registration fee for all four webinars, with a maximum of 25 registered users, is a flat rate of $500. Members may contact Erica Leyko at the MHA to register at the group rate. Individuals can register for $100 per login per webinar, or for all four webinars for a flat-rate fee of $375.
Members with questions regarding the webinar series should contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.
Crisis events are unpredictable and often present unique challenges in healthcare. The MHA is convening healthcare and community leaders virtually from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 25 to exchange ideas and resources for crisis events during the MHA webinar Mass Casualty Response.
This webinar will be an opportunity for healthcare leaders and clinicians to share best practices that prepare hospital teams for unpredictable, tragic events. The conversation will be led by a panel of healthcare leaders including: Amy Brown, MSN, RN, vice president and chief nursing officer at Sparrow Hospital; Denny Martin, DO, chief medical officer at Sparrow Hospital; Jason Pasley, MD, trauma medical director at McLaren Oakland and professor of surgery at Michigan State University; and Michael Weiner, DO, chief medical officer at Michigan State University.
The panel will cover many areas, including:
- Trauma team representation and incident command systems.
- Emergency department, surgery and other unit preparation.
- Hospital security response methods.
- Support resources for families, staff, friends and community leaders.
- Public messaging and hotlines.
- Lessons learned and how those affected move forward.
MHA members can register for the webinar at no cost. Members with registration questions should contact Brenda Carr at the MHA.