Patient Safety & Quality

Featuring South Haven Health System: Create an Active Patient & Family Engagement Committee/Council  Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to improve the health of... Read More
Featuring St. Mary Mercy Livonia: Conduct and Inform Patients and Families of Physician/Multidisciplinary Rounds Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to improve the health... Read More
Featuring Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital: Provide a Planning Checklist to Prepare Patients That Have Scheduled Admissions Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to... Read More
Featuring Saint Joseph Mercy Health System: Representing the Patient Voice at Hospital Board of Directors Meetings Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcare clinicians, staff and leaders to improve the heal... Read More
Lansing, Mich.— The Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) hosted the seventh annual Medication Disposal Event at the Capitol on Tuesday, Sept. 20, where the general public was encouraged to drop off their unused, unwanted or expired medications. Held in conjunction with the Associatio... Read More
Over the coming months, the MHA will share stories about Michigan hospitals that have embraced patient and family engagement practices and ingrained them into their culture to work toward the goal of being a patient-and family-centered healthcare system.  Read More
More than 230 healthcare professionals from hospitals across Michigan gathered in Grand Rapids Sept. 14 to network and learn at the MHA Keystone: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Workshop, and four hospital teams participated in the event’s virtual broadcast. The annual workshop supports patient safe... Read More
In support of promoting Sepsis Awareness in Michigan the MHA Keystone Center has partnered with Sepsis Alliance and Michigan hospitals on a statewide Michigan Sepsis Challenge Series: Stomp Out Sepsis 5K campaign. The campaign focus is to increase community awareness of sepsis and raise funds for Se... Read More
The MHA Keystone Center’s Adam Novak, project coordinator, presented on a national webinar hosted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Aug. 10, to highlight safety culture improvements efforts with Michigan hospitals. The webinar titled, Improving Patient Safety Culture to Provid... Read More
The MHA Keystone Center had the opportunity to send staff to the Institute for Patient-and Family- Centered Care’s (IPFCC) seventh international conference in New York. Ewa Panetta, project coordinator, MHA Keystone Center was one of 1,000 participants from eight countries who attended the con... Read More
OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the MHA Keystone Center have presented Seth Raymond, DO, of Kalamazoo Anesthesiology PC., and Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, with the MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The MHA Keystone Speak-up! Award celebrates pati... Read More
Efforts of the MHA Keystone Center and member hospitals are highlighted in a recent New England Journal of Medicine article, A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Acute Care. The article examines data from Agency for Healthcare Research and... Read More
Efforts of the MHA Keystone Center and member hospitals are highlighted in a recent University of Michigan Health System article, What It Takes to Protect Hospital Patients from UTIs​. The article examines data from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (... Read More
The MHA Keystone Center’s poster, Improving Perioperative Pain Control and Reducing Opioid Related Adverse Events was awarded the “Top Poster” recognition during the 18th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress in Scottsdale, AZ.   Gregg Meyer, MD, chair of the NPSF Boar... Read More
Efforts of the MHA Keystone Center and member hospitals are highlighted in a recent Becker's Hospital Review Infection Control & Clinical Quality article, Michigan hospitals, Sepsis Alliance launch statewide sepsis awareness campaign​. The article disc... Read More
Sepsis Alliance and the Michigan Health & Hospital Association’s (MHA) Keystone Center have announced the Michigan Sepsis Challenge Series, the first series in Michigan to raise sepsis awareness through 5K events and other sponsored activities. San Diego – Sepsis Alliance, the fir... Read More
The April 10 MHA Keystone: Pain Management workshop drew 94 attendees to Dearborn from hospitals across Michigan and Illinois to network and learn, as well as 113 individuals who participated in the event’s virtual broadcast. The annual workshop supported patient safety and quality improv... Read More
The MHA Keystone 2016 Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Immersion training held May 3, at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing, brought together MHA Keystone Center PSO members to network and learn. Attending MHA Keystone Center PSO members learned about a wide range of topics i... Read More
The annual 2016 MHA Keystone Center Obstetrics (OB) Workshop on April 20 drew more than 200 attendees to Grand Rapids from hospitals across the state to network and learn. The annual workshop supports patient safety and quality activities in the MHA Keystone: OB collaborative. ... Read More
Michigan is the Second State to Partner with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare on a Statewide High Reliability Improvement Effort OKEMOS, Mich. ‒ The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and its member hospitals have established a long-standing reputation for lea... Read More
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