Leading Michigan to Better Health

This section of the Newsroom is dedicated to sharing patient safety and quality news from the MHA Keystone Center and MHA quality initiatives. 

Pregnancy and childbirth is a special time in a family’s life. The World Health Organization estimates that 140 million women worldwide give birth annually. Unfortunately, some of these women experience adverse events that can lead to severe injury or death. Read More
Henry Ford Health System is a comprehensive, nonprofit, healthcare organization in Metro Detroit that is comprised of five acute-care hospitals, more than 1,700 employed physicians and one of the nation’s largest group practices. Read More
Much is being shared among healthcare professionals regarding the revision of the Triple Aim – an integrated approach to better patient outcomes, creating a better patient experience and lowering healthcare costs. Read More
June is National Safety Month. Sponsored by the National Safety Council, the annual event recognizes the importance of safety, raises awareness on preventable harm, and encourages people to spread the word about ways to reduce injuries. Read More
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 4. Read More
Just Culture is a crucial factor in healthcare safety and quality. It involves balanced, shared accountability without retribution and focuses on empowering employees to speak up and voice concerns to mitigate risk and improve future outcomes. Read More
To assist members in preparing for the possibility of violence occurring in their facilities, the MHA hosted a workplace safety member forum May 22. Read More
Sam R. Watson, MSA, MT (ASCP), CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, was recently named one of the 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading healthcare publication. Read More
On May 23, the MHA teamed up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Osteopathic Association, the Michigan State Medical Society and the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network to announce the creation of the Be Rx Safe campaign. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center hosted a safe table May 17 in Kalkaska. Nearly a dozen MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members attended the event, which offered a legally protected environment to have open dialogue regarding healthcare safety and quality issues. Read More
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