Action Taken on Healthcare Bills as Lame-duck Session Concludes Thursday afternoon, the Michigan Legislature concluded action on bills introduced during the 2015-2016 legislative session. ... Read more Early Registration Discount Available for 2017 Leadership Conference Rural American voter... Read More
Monday Report | December 19
Legislature Takes Action on Healthcare Bills during Lame-duck Session The first two weeks of the state Legislature’s lame-duck period has been fast-paced, with a large number of healthcare-related bills receiving votes. ... Read more 21st Century Cures Act Passes with Hospital Provisions... Read More
Monday Report | December 12
The MHA Keystone Center recently finalized a partnership with the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) to offer Patient Safety Organization (PSO) services to all Indiana hospitals. This partnership with IHA maximizes the ability to engage in shared learning around patient safety and quality, simi... Read More
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) today released a new report that details the impact a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have on hospitals and health systems and the patients and communities they care for. The report find... Read More
On Dec. 5, the Kaiser Family Foundation released new state data estimating how much Americans who purchased health insurance plans through Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces received in tax credits for 2016. In Michigan, an estimated 275,000+ people buying health insurance on the ACA marketplace... Read More
On Nov. 21, the MHA Keystone Center hosted a webinar on mitigating the risk associated with the use of the LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. The webinar highlighted resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. ... Read More
Action Taken on Healthcare Bills in Lame-duck Session The House Health Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Mike Callton (R-Nashville), heard testimony Tuesday on Senate Bill (SB) 1019, legislation to give hospitals more flexibility in choosing anesthesia delivery models to best meet the needs of th... Read More
Monday Report | December 05
Featuring the University of Michigan Health System - Welcome 24/7 Presence of Family and/or Patient Representative as Part of the Patient's Healthcare Team  Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcar... Read More
This November, the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM) conference met at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Nearly 250 team members representing Michigan’s birthing hospitals were in attendance. Earlier this year, the MHA Keystone Center announced its partnership with... Read More
The MHA Keystone Center recently held a half day Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) kickoff. HIIN is a two year, with optional additional year, contract that was awarded to the MHA Keystone Center in September 2016. The contract includes Mich... Read More
Efforts of the MHA Keystone Center and member hospitals are highlighted in a recent Society of Critical Care Medicine journal article, Protocol-Based Resuscitation Bundle to Improve Outcomes in Septic Shock Patients: Evaluation of the Michigan Health & Hospital Asso... Read More
OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center has been awarded a grant by the Center for Innovation and Research, a partnership of Sparrow Health System and Michigan State University (MSU), to research hospital culture and front-line healthcare professionals sp... Read More
News Releases | November 21
MHA Launches New Website, Branding Dear Colleague, With today’s edition of the MHA Monday Report, we are pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved mha.org website. As a leading voice in healthcare, we want to make our resources as user-friendly as possible ... Read more M... Read More
Monday Report | November 20
The MHA prepared these talking points to assist member hospitals in discussing the results of the election in the context of the future of the Affordable Care Act and Healthy Michigan Plan. Read More
Election 2016 Results, Leonard Chosen as Speaker of Michigan House President-elect Donald Trump swept the rust-belt Tuesday, winning Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan. His significant win in Michigan propelled the House of Representatives to another legislative session with a Republican ... Read More
Monday Report | November 15
Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to improve the health of individuals and communities and to improve the delivery of healthcare. The foundation for engagement is patient-... Read More
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association looks forward to working with the new administration, MHA CEO Brian Peters said today. "Michigan hospitals are dedicated to caring for our patients, families and communities; that dedication remains steadfast regardless of election outcomes an... Read More
Our very own, Sam R. Watson, senior vice president of patient safety and quality and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center was featured in a Nov. 8, HealthITAnalytics.com article titled, How Patient Safety Organizations Encourage Data Collection, Quality Care. The article discuses the import... Read More
In this issue of Monday Report Election 2016: Tomorrow’s Votes are Vital to Michigan’s Healthcare Future Thursday is Deadline to Enroll in Great Lakes Partners for Patients HIIN Final Rule Issued on Medicare OPPS Program for Fiscal Year 2017 Opportunity to Inform Michigan Beh... Read More
Monday Report | November 07
Featuring Sparrow Specialty Hospital: Shared Decision Making Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to improve the health of individuals and communities and to improve the d... Read More
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