MHA Monday Report Jan. 28, 2019

Posted on January 28, 2019

Legislation Introduced on Interstate Licensure for Nurses, Physical Therapists

Capitol BuildingOn Jan. 15, Rep. Mary Whiteford (R-Casco Township) introduced House Bill (HB) 4042, a bill that would allow Michigan to enter an interstate nurse licensure compact. HB 4042 would provide an expedited pathway for qualified nurses to …

MHA Investment in NextPlane Solutions, LLC, Advances Association’s Support of Safety, Quality

NextPlane logoOn Jan. 8, the MHA obtained a preferred minority share and seat on the board of NextPlane Solutions, LLC, based in Fort Worth, TX. This new opportunity will diversify the MHA’s future revenue streams and continue to strategically position …

Registration Open for Workplace Safety Training

The MHA Board of Trustees has designated workplace safety as a major area of focus for the 2019-2020 program year, and the association and the MHA Keystone Center are planning several initiatives to address the ... 

Nominate a Great Community Benefit Program for a Ludwig Award

2019 MHA Ludwig Community Benefit AwardThe MHA’s Ludwig Community Benefit Award is presented annually to recognize MHA-member healthcare organizations that demonstrate community benefit by improving the health and well-being of their communities through collaborative health, economic or social initiatives. Last …

Patient Safety Organization logoRegistration Open for MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting

Because workplace safety is a focus area for the MHA this program year, the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has started to evaluate workplace safety-related data and will host a variety of events …

Health Equity Focus of Upcoming Regional Learning Session

The MHA Keystone Center and the Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) are seeking to address disparities in healthcare by hosting a regional learning session from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12. Health …

Healthcare Leadership Academy program brochureTime Running Out to Enroll in Healthcare Leadership Academy

Feb. 11 is the deadline to enroll in the Healthcare Leadership Academy: Business Strategy for a Changing Landscape. This leadership program is for existing and emerging healthcare leaders, including physicians and clinicians. The academy is timely, considering …

The Keckley Report

Is Medicare for All Inevitable?
Paul Keckley“That’s the question every healthcare organization is asking. It’s a hot topic in the political arena and is certain to get more attention as Campaign 2020 unfolds. Per Kaiser Family Foundation, a majority (62%) of Americans say they favor it over the status quo but is it a done deal? Probably not. Here’s why.”

Paul Keckley, Jan. 21, 2019

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 28:

  • The MHA and DataGen will host a free webinar providing an overview of the Medicare fee-for-service value-based purchasing (VBP) program from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.


  • MHA Monday Report Jan. 28, 2019

Tags: HIIN, PSO, Leadership training, webinar, Healthcare Leadership Academy, DataGen, Ludwig Community Benefit Award, annual meeting, Brian Peters, GLPP, advocacy, professional licensing, health equity, workplace safety, learning session, HB 4042, VBF, NextPlane

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