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

Hospital Spotlight: Henry Ford Health System Uses Electronic Medical Records to Improve Care

Hospital Spotlight: Henry Ford Health System Uses Electronic Medical Records to Improve Care

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.
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Leadership Corner: Boost Happiness to Avoid Burnout

Leadership Corner: Boost Happiness to Avoid Burnout

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.
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National Safety Month to Focus on Falls, Preventable Harm

National Safety Month to Focus on Falls, Preventable Harm

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.
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News to Know – Week of June 4

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 4.
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Certification Course on Just Culture Offered at Discounted Rate

Certification Course on Just Culture Offered at Discounted Rate

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.
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MHA Member Forum Explored Workplace Safety Issues

MHA Member Forum Explored Workplace Safety Issues

To assist members in preparing for the possibility of violence occurring in their facilities, the MHA hosted a workplace safety member forum May 22.
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Watson Recognized as Top Patient Safety Expert

Watson Recognized as Top Patient Safety Expert

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.
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Be Rx Safe Campaign to Highlight Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse/Overuse

Be Rx Safe Campaign to Highlight Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse/Overuse

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.
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Safe Table Discusses Readmissions and Care Transitions in Rural Areas

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.
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Webinar to Address Burnout in Healthcare

Burnout among healthcare professionals is becoming increasingly common. High stress, minimal staff and large patient volume are often to blame for physical and emotional exhaustion and decreased interest in work.
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