Several pieces of legislation impacting hospitals were acted upon during the week of Oct.11. In the Senate, votes were taken on legislation to establish a grant program for emergency department-based medication assisted treatment (MAT).
Harsher weather, along with the long tail of the pandemic, will certainly cause hardship for the Food Bank Council of Michigan’s food distribution network and the families served. To help, hospitals and health systems can join the MHA in participating in the 2021 Michigan Harvest Gathering.
MHA CEO Brian Peters spoke Oct. 14 with Michigan Radio on the new auto no-fault law, partiuclarly the impact to providers of the mandated Medicare fee schedules that went into effect July 1, 2021.
Laura Appel, senior vice president, health policy & innovation, participated in a Crain’s Detroit Business virtual roundtable to discuss how collaboration between employers and managed care plans can control rising healthcare costs.
The Michigan Children’s Hospital Clinical Leadership Collaborative published a letter issuing a plea to the public to continue to exercise the tools available to reduce the rates of COVID-19 and respiratory illness to protect Michigan's children.
Safe tables are designed to empower healthcare providers to engage in robust, meaningful patient safety and quality improvement activities. These events provide a legally protected environment to allow healthcare professionals to discuss difficult topics.
The MHA Keystone Center, the Michigan Public Health Institute and the Michigan State University Institute for Health Policy are hosting free events to provide an in-depth look at efforts to address healthcare disparities in Michigan and highlight areas of opportunity.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of October 11.
A bill to fund the statewide trauma system was signed during the week of Oct. 4 and several bills impacting hospitals were taken up in the House and Senate health policy committees.
The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) board held a retreat Oct. 7 to evaluate nondues revenue sources that provide financial support to the MHA and to highlight key initiatives that the MHASC is tasked with supporting in the 2021-2022 MHA Strategic Action Plan.
MHA CEO Brian Peters discussed some of the top challenges facing Michigan hospitals in articles published the week of Oct. 4 by Becker’s Hospital Review and Michigan Advance.
The number of Michiganders hospitalized with COVID-19 has continued to rise, with 1,811 adults and 35 children confirmed as inpatients Oct. 8. An additional 119 adults and six children were hospitalized with illnesses suspected ...
The MHA Keystone Center recently released its 2020-2021 Annual Report, which showcases the center’s accomplishments and member-driven efforts to improve the quality and safety of healthcare statewide and beyond. It also describes member hospitals’ connection ...
The MHA Legislative Policy Panel convened Oct. 6 to develop recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals.
The MHA released another episode of the MiCare Champion Cast, which features interviews with healthcare policy experts in Michigan on key issues that impact healthcare and the health of communities.
The MHA continues to compile relevant information for providing healthcare to Afghan refugees to help members prepare for the possibility of these individuals coming to Michigan. Through its national healthcare networks ...
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
The week of Sept. 27 was highlighted by the governor signing the fiscal year (FY) 2022 state budget, legislative passage of a funding bill for the statewide trauma system, and policy bills in both the ...
An MHA virtual member forum will outline the association’s 2021-2022 strategic action plan approved by the MHA Board of Trustees in August. The forum will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 to review the plan’s priorities, potential tactics to accomplish ...