MHA Monday Report June 26, 2017

Posted on June 26, 2017

House Wraps Up for Summer Break; Senate Will Meet an Additional Day

Before leaving for the summer break, the Michigan House sent the Senate a package of MHA-supported bills regarding physician orders for scope of treatment (POST). A POST form is a physician’s order that allows patients …. Read more

State to Fund MAPS/EHR Integration to Fight Opioid EpidemicRobert Riney, MHA Board of Trustees chair and Henry Ford Health System president, healthcare operations & COO, speaks during a press conference announcing the new funding for MAPS/EHR integration.

On June 19, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announced that the state will be providing funding for integrating the new Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) with the … Read more

Orientation/Education Offered for Trustees of MHA-member Organizations

There are strong views about the future of healthcare, and both hospital administration and healthcare governing bodies must seriously weigh options in the context of their organization’s mission and the community it serves to successfully … Read more 

Community Benefit Report coverNew Report Reveals Positive Impact of Michigan Hospitals, Healthy Michigan Plan on State’s Communities, Economy

Michigan hospitals invested nearly $2.6 billion in community-based partnerships and programs designed to improve the overall health, wellness and quality of life of Michigan residents. The 2017 report Michigan Hospitals: Leading the Way to Healthy CommunitiesRead more

MHA Keystone Center Holds HAI Regional Learning Session

Participants during the Hospital-acquired Infections (HAI) Regional Learning Session June 21 at Spectrum HealthThe MHA Keystone Center held a Hospital-acquired Infections (HAI) Regional Learning Session June 21 at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids. The one-day, interactive event provided attendees with in-depth information about HAIs, including catheter-associated urinary tract infections … Read more

The Keckley Report

Healthcare: 50 Years Later
Paul Keckley“Saturday night, I attended my 50th year high school class reunion: the Tyner High School class of 1967. …There was considerable discussion about the Veterans Health and Social Security and how significant Medicare is as a safety net. Some confessed to waiting to gain eligibility to get their knees and hips replaced, and all were curious about the fate of the program given the current political climate.”

Paul Keckley, June 19, 2017

News to Know – Week of June 26

Upcoming events and important healthcare news … Read more


  • MHA Monday Report June 26, 2017

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Community Benefit, MAPS, hospital-acquired conditions, opioid, SB 360, HB 4170 4171 4173 & 4174, governance, Trustee Orientation, SB 450

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