Renée Smiddy, MSBA, director of research and performance measurement, MHA Service Corporation, discusses how health outcomes can be improved through information and technology and the ways improved health information technology outcomes can be achieved through diversity and gender inclusion.
MHA CEO Brian Peters recaps the top nine successes from the 2018-2019 program year.
Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president, public affairs & communications, recalls growing up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the important role hospitals play to the people in small and rural cities across Michigan.
Adam Novak, MA, CPPS, director, safety initiatives, MHA Keystone Center, discusses how the MHA and the MHA Keystone Center have continued their focus on workplace safety education.
Like others who have been directly involved in Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance reform saga for many years, I didn’t sleep well – if at all – over the last several weeks as it became increasingly clear that significant change would be enacted.
Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president, public affairs & communications, shares her personal story on maternal mental health as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.
Brittany Bogan, FACHE, CPPS, senior vice president of safety & quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, discusses maternal health and what Michigan hospitals are doing to keep moms and babies safe and healthy.
From May 12-18 we will celebrate National Hospital Week, a time when the MHA salutes the hospitals, health systems and Michigan’s more than 230,000 hospital employees for the work they do to make our communities healthier, while contributing significantly to local and regional economies.
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses how simulations and tracers provide a realistic, safe environment to practice real-life situation and improve care.
As I reflect on a special leadership summit hosted by Modern Healthcare, here are five takeaways that display the significant changes occurring across the healthcare industry.
Gary Roth, DO, MBA, FACOS, FCCM, FACS, chief medical officer, MHA, discusses how healthcare employees can work together as a team to improve care and work toward Zero Preventable Harm.
Published in collaboration with our partners from the Michigan State Medical Society and the Michigan Osteopathic Association, the Economic Impact of Healthcare in Michigan report once again shows the significant role healthcare plays as an employer and economic driver in Michigan.
Seven of the most common health equity misconceptions are reviewed to help hospitals address health disparities across the entire spectrum.
The following is an excerpt of a blog post that originally appeared on Kaufman Hall’s website. At this year’s Breakthrough, participants will analyze and discuss disruption in healthcare and how to design and launch a business strategy that results in better outcomes and less cost.
As we recognize Feb. 14 as National Donor Day, we salute those organizations and individuals who assist Michigan hospitals in identifying generous donors who are willing to make a lifesaving contribution to help the more than 3,000 Michigan residents on the organ donor waiting list.
Brittany Bogan senior vice president of safety & quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, discusses the role hospitals need to play in ensuring health equity.
Adam Novak, director, safety initiatives, MHA Keystone Center, discusses how workplace safety is a focus area for the 2018-2019 program year and member organizations are encouraged to participate in a collaborative program to identify, develop and implement workplace safety risk-reduction strategies...
The MHA's ability to foster strong relationships and speak with one voice in the healthcare community — key attributes that have allowed the association to be successful throughout its 100-year history — will continue to be vital in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.
Change is a fact of life and we at the MHA experienced our fair share in 2018. Yet with change also comes opportunity, and we are excited about the future.
Sam R. Watson, senior vice president, field engagement, MHA, shares the recently released IHI white paper Framework for Effective Board Governance of Health System Quality, which provides trustees with guidance on how to navigate the complex world of healthcare quality.