Patient Safety & Quality

The MHA Keystone Center held its 2017 Fall Workshop Sept. 19 in Dearborn to provide training on best practices in critical care. More than 200 MHA Keystone Center members participated, virtually and in-person, from 61 hospitals across Michigan. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) hosted a behavioral health safe table Sept. 12 in Livonia. Safe tables offer a legally protected environment for healthcare professionals to discuss sensitive topics and prevailing barriers with regard to patient safety and explore actions to... Read More
Upcoming events and important healthcare news. Read More
September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening response to infection. It kills more than 250,000 and affects an estimated 750,000 Americans every year, and is the leading cause of death in noncardiac, critically ill patients in the U.S.  Read More
The MHA invites members to explore new, evidence-based research and information in areas of harm at the MHA Keystone Center Fall 2017 Workshop. The workshop will highlight ways to implement best practices in the critical care setting... Read More
Members of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Partnership for Patients, MHA Keystone Center, and Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) are invited to participate in a three-part webinar series, Advancing Health Equity.  Read More
The mission and values at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System are centered on those in the community. The system is focused on having a transforming, healing presence within each community it serves, as well as a strong commitment to serve those who are in need.  Read More
Sam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center shares why the MHA is working to improve hospital transparency. Read More
MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members may now register for two upcoming PSO events: PSO Safe Table: Behavioral Health and PSO Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA²) Training. Read More
Gary Roth, DO, MBA, FACOS, FCCM, FACS, chief medical officer, Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) shares an update on the status of the MHA High Reliability Organization (HRO) journey. Read More
Heather Schragg joined the Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) team nearly five years ago as director of patient experience, quality, compliance and risk management. ERMC is a rural, critical access hospital with 20 licensed beds. Read More
Michigan was recently recognized by the HRSA as being one of the 10 highest performing states for critical access hospitals in areas of data reporting and improvement over the past year. Read More
Brittany Bogan, MHSA, CPPS, Vice President, Patient Safety & Quality, Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center shares how leaders can ensure their RCA efforts are valuable in this month's edition. Read More
For nearly two decades, the PFAC at Karmanos has integrated and engaged patients and their families as well as staff at various levels. Read More
MHA Keystone Center Person- and Family-engagement Board Goal Achieved Thanks to the dedication and commitment of its member hospitals, the MHA Keystone Center’s Person- and Family-engagement (PFE) Board goal has been achieved! Read More
The MHA Keystone Center hosted a safe table June 22 at the Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown. Safe tables are tailored to MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members and offer a legally protected environment for discussion around sensitive topics. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center held a Hospital-acquired Infections (HAI) Regional Learning Session June 21 at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids. Read More
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 19. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center continued its commitment toward patient safety by holding a workshop tailored to MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members about the root cause analysis (RCA) process. Read More
Jennifer Ludwig, RN, a nurse at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, is the recipient of the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. Ludwig is the first recipient of the award at Sparrow Hospital. Read More
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