MHA Monday Report Aug. 28, 2017

Posted on August 28, 2017

MHA CEO Brian PetersA Special Message from MHA CEO Brian Peters: Participate in Michigan Harvest Gathering

Hunger knows no boundaries. It affects every community across our state and people from every walk of life. It forces families to choose between putting food on the table, filling needed prescriptions, or paying the rent. It impacts children’s ability to learn and thrive. It is the root cause of preventable chronic diseases that have reached epidemic levels in our state and nation.

Help feed hungry families

Statewide #MiCareMatters campaign to feature hospital stories

MiCareMatters logoOn Tuesday, the MHA is launching #MiCareMatters, a statewide campaign urging Michiganders who work in the healthcare field or anyone who cares about healthcare issues in Michigan to sign up to become a MiCare Champion at MiCareMatters.org … Read more

MHA Submits Comments on Cuts to Federal DSH Allotment

On Aug. 25, the MHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed rule to implement the Affordable Care Act’s reductions to each state’s Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments … Read more

Register Now for MHA Associate Member Forum

Associate members and partner organizations are important to the MHA and Michigan hospitals and health systems. The MHA invites associate members to an interactive membership forum where they will have the opportunity to discuss how … Read more

September Event Registration Open for Patient Safety Organization Members

MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members may now register for two upcoming PSO events: PSO Safe Table: Behavioral Health and PSO Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA²) Training … Read more

The Keckley Report

It’s Time to Stop the Blame Game in Healthcare and Fix the Problems
Paul Keckley“Our blame game is counter-productive.  Examination of root causes and honest dialogue are needed… why our human services and health programs are disconnected…why specialty medicine and primary care are not on equal footing…why individuals make unhealthy lifestyle choices…why healthcare investors make bets on short-term gains…why mental health is stigmatized. why unnecessary care is pervasive and rewarded…why insurance is no guarantee against financial ruin…why drugs and technologies cost more at home than elsewhere…why we the people are a muted voice in how the system operates…and more.”

Paul Keckley, Aug. 21, 2017      

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news … Read more


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  • MHA Monday Report Aug. 28, 2017

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Michigan Harvest Gathering, CMS, webinar, DSH, Patient Safety & Quality, #MiCareMatters, Brian Peters, 2018 IPPS, health foundation, advocacy, Fall Workshop, membership forum, associate member

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