The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention show Michigan has vaccinated 3,277 people per 100,000 – now second best among the Great Lakes states behind Indiana, and above the national average.
MHA CEO Brian Peters issued a statement regarding the report from The Washington Post that HHS began releasing COVID-19 vaccine reserves several weeks ago, prior and in contradiction to their announcement this week that those reserves would be made available now.
MHA CEO Brian Peters joined healthcare leaders from around the state on Jan. 8 for a panel discussion on West Michigan Health Care Economic Forecast. During the conversation, Peters focused on health trends regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and providing equitable care.
To help inform the public and answer frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, the MHA will host a Twitter Chat on Thursday, Jan. 28 from 1 to 2 p.m.
The 2021-2022 legislative session kicked off during the week of Jan. 11 with new legislators being sworn in and a handful of Senate Bills being reintroduced from last session.
The MHA will outline details of the “game changing” modernization of the Physician Self-Referral Law, known as the Stark Law, and the safe harbors under the anti-kickback statute in the upcoming webinar Stark Law Changes: Opportunities for Alignment and Care Coordination.
As Michigan hospitals continue to address the second surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution and hospital capacity.
The MHA’s auto no-fault public education campaign “Big Changes Ahead” concluded Dec. 31. Shortly after, the campaign website DriveProtected.org won an Award of Merit through the 2020 Diamond Awards.
During the holiday season and into the new year, activity has continued related to the novel coronavirus and vaccines to protect against it, including the emergency use authorization and subsequent distribution of the Moderna vaccine. ...
The MHA will host a virtual member forum 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 19 outlining the MHA program year’s strategic action plan approved by the MHA Board of Trustees in August.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that would improve the electronic exchange of healthcare data among providers, patients and payers by streamlining prior authorization processes through Application Programming Interfaces.
Brittany Bogan, senior vice president, safety and quality, MHA, and executive director, MHA Keystone Center, will end 12 years with the MHA staff Jan. 15. The following Monday, she will begin a position on the executive team for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan.
Health inequity and the clinical practices that exponentially improve care for the elderly are areas hospital and health system board members need to proactively address. To help governing boards examine these issues, the MHA is offering a pair of webinars.
At a time when American citizens believe the nation’s priorities must be saving lives, keeping people safe and eradicating systemic injustice and bias, the MHA Virtual Breakthrough features two trailblazers in the areas of COVID-19 and health equity.
MHA CEO Brian Peters issued a statement on the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services expanding access to the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 65 and older and some frontline essential workers is an important step toward ending the pandemic.
As Michigan hospitals address a second surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution and hospital capacity.
As hospitals across Michigan and the nation begin vaccinating their personnel against COVID-19, the MHA keeps members apprised of pandemic-related developments affecting hospitals through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. ...
The Michigan Legislature completed most of its lame-duck agenda during the week of Dec. 14, addressing a wide range of issues impacting hospitals. ...
Important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 21.
MHA CEO Brian Peters issued a statement on the lack of communication and clarity on the reduced allocation of Pfizer vaccine from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.