To continue the mission of supporting healthcare providers to achieve excellence in the outcomes desired by the people they serve, the MHA Keystone Center will host a Twitter chat on health equity from noon to 1 p.m. EST Nov. 19.
International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), established in 1986 by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, shines a light on infection prevention annually. This year, IIPW is celebrated Oct. 18 through 24.
The MHA Keystone Center and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services launched five interactive maternal health safety sessions from June through September 2020. The safety sessions were held virtually for birthing hospitals across various regions statewide.
Nearly 400 healthcare professionals met virtually Oct. 1 for the MHA Keystone Center and Michigan Hospital Medicine Safety Consortium Sepsis Symposium. The event followed the MHA Keystone Center sepsis Twitter chat during Sepsis Awareness Month in September.
The MHA Keystone Center hosted virtual workshops in September focusing on two core components of the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative.
The first workshop, Preventing Sharps Injuries, was held Sept. 15 with over 50 individuals from MHA-member organizations in attendance. Keynote speakers Tom Pet...
Adam Novak, MA, CPPS, director, safety initiatives, MHA Keystone Center, reviews recent MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative events and provides insight on the collaborative moving forward.
The MHA Keystone Center hosted a one-hour Twitter chat Sept. 24 to raise awareness on correctly identifying and treating sepsis as part of Sepsis Awareness Month.
Falls Prevention Awareness Week takes place Sept. 21 to 25. The MHA Keystone Center is committed to helping healthcare workers provide safe care and reduce adverse outcomes, with an emphasis on preventing falls.
The MHA Keystone Center is hosting two virtual workshops in September as part of its statewide Workplace Safety Collaborative. Both workshops are offered free of charge to MHA members.
Brittany Bogan, FACHE, CPPS, senior vice president of safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, urges healthcare organizations to prioritize and act on addressing health disparities using a newly released guide.
In 2011, the Sepsis Alliance designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis is the most expensive inpatient cost in American hospitals, with an average of over $18,000 per hospital stay and more than 1.5 million sepsis hospital stays per year.
The MHA Keystone Center recently concluded a series of bimonthly webinars to address safe patient handling and mobility as part of the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative.
The United States Breastfeeding Committee officially designates August as National Breastfeeding Month to identify and implement policy and systems changes needed to ensure that every family who chooses to breastfeed has the support and resources they need.
The MHA Keystone Center presented Amanda Livingston, a former employee at Eaton Rapids Medical Center, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award July 22.
The MHA Keystone Center released a new guide, Eliminating Disparities to Advance Health Equity and Improve Quality, designed to provide practical guidance for healthcare organizations seeking to eliminate disparities in care to advance health equity.
The MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award acknowledges individuals or teams in MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) member hospitals who raise concerns about healthcare quality and safety and prevent potential harm to patients or staff.
The Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH) and the MHA Keystone Center have partnered to ensure that providers and health systems focus on preventing opioid-related morbidity and mortality.
The MHA Keystone Center honored Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital’s Erin Warman with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award July 10.
Improving the health of mothers and infants is a priority for the MHA Keystone Center and the state of Michigan, as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer shared in her State of the State address earlier this year.
Ewa Panetta, BA, CPPS, manager of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA Keystone Center Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community and the importance of equipping hospitals to provide age-friendly care during a pandemic.