MHA Monday Report June 7, 2021

Posted on June 07, 2021

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Weeks of May 24 and 31

With approximately 8.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the state, more than 59% of Michiganders ages 16 and over have received at least one dose. Since the beginning of the pandemic, nearly 890,000 cases of the disease had been confirmed as of June 3. The MHA continues to keep members ...

State House Works on Healthcare Legislation

The Michigan House of Representatives addressed several bills impacting hospitals during the week of May 31. Some of the topics addressed include a new legislative package to make changes to the behavioral health system in Michigan, Certificate of ...

Implicit Bias Training Rules Officially Adopted

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs adopted new administrative rules that require implicit bias training as part of the knowledge and skills necessary for licensure or registration of healthcare professionals in Michigan, which were ordered in ...

Webinars Focus on Supply Chain and PTSD

The pandemic has demonstrated that it is time for hospitals to pay more attention to supply chain and materials management. Although they may be seen as mundane, supply chains support the clinical and patient safety excellence hospitals strive for. As part of the ...

MHA Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021

The MHA has been named a 2021 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. This award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide. Modern Healthcare partners with the Best Companies ...

Registration Open for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Virtual Series

Chief executive officers from more than 130 hospitals and health systems signed the MHA Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities, indicating a unified commitment to addressing disparities, dismantling institutional racism and achieving ...

June 30 Deadline for Governance Fellowship Applications

Applications are due June 30 for the 2021-2022 MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship, which will be held from October 2021 through June 2022. Since the fellowship’s inception in 2003, more than 180 board members from across Michigan have completed ...

CEO Report — Emerging from a Pandemic Program Year

As the MHA enters the final month of the program year, MHA CEO Brian Peters highlights several very recent non-COVID-19 MHA accomplishments that show the strength and value of the association.

MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! AwardCelebrating Five Years of Speak-up! Award

Speaking up when having a concern in healthcare is foundational to ensuring safe, high-quality care for patients and a safe work environment for staff. The MHA Keystone Center Speak-Up! Award was launched in March 2016 for members of the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization ...

Public Relations Professionals Gather for Virtual Communications Retreat

The 2021 MHA Virtual Communications Retreat recently brought together more than 80 communications, marketing and public relations professionals who work in hospitals across the state. Participants learned from experts ...

The Keckley Report

Biden FY 2022 Budget: Three Key Takeaways for Healthcare

“Friday, the Biden administration issued its $6 trillion FY 2022 budget … Healthcare figures prominently in this budget … Most notably, the proposed budget for the Department of Health and Human Services is increased 23.7% (to $133.7 billion in FY 2022 vs. $108.4 billion in FY 2021) and the Veteran Affairs budget increase of 8.1% ($113.1 billion in FY 2022 vs. $104.6 billion in FY 2021). …

“Adding Medicare ($766 billion in FY 2022) and Medicaid ($571 billion in FY 2021), federal healthcare expenditures will be 26% of the total … “

Paul Keckley, June 1, 2021

MHA in the News

MHA CEO Brian Peters joined Richard Helppie of The Common Bridge podcast May 23 to discuss the current state of COVID-19 in Michigan, lessons learned throughout the pandemic and how the state’s hospitals and health systems will move forward as case rates and hospitalizations decline.


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