Patient Safety & Quality

Molly Dwyer-White, MPH, is the MHA’s vice president of safety and quality and the MHA Keystone Center’s new executive director effective May 3. Dwyer-White succeeds Brittany Bogan, who joined the executive team at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in January.
Nearly 80 MHA members attended the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative’s April 27 webinar, Mitigating Violence Amid COVID-19.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) is hosting a webinar from 2 to 3 p.m. May 27 to provide an overview of Safe & Reliable Healthcare’s Safety, Communication, Operational Reliability & Engagement (SCORE) Survey. ...
The deadline to submit a nomination for the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award is 11:59 p.m. April 22.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) is seeking a speaker for an upcoming safe table focusing on mental health and wellbeing of employees within hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
The MHA Keystone Center honored Mozella Horton-Peters, an environmental services employee at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, April 6, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative is hosting a webinar April 27 to discuss strategies for managing violence directed towards healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative hosted a virtual meeting March 25 to discuss members’ experiences implementing resources from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative will host a webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. March 25 to discuss participants’ experiences, successes and barriers to implementing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s tool, Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy i...
Nominating teams for the MHA Advancing Safe Care Award is one way to recognize them for improving safety for everyone in the organization. This award is presented to entire teams of healthcare professionals in Michigan hospitals that are fiercely committed to providing safe, quality care for all the...
Nearly 170 members virtually attended the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting March 9 and 10. Participants included safety teams — directors of safety and quality, risk managers, patient safety officers and clinical workers, among others — across Michigan and I...
Patient Safety Awareness Week, hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is being celebrated March 14 through 20 in 2021. This annual event aims to advance important discussions and inspire action globally to improve the safety of the healthcare system for patients and the workforce.
Audra Carlson, a patient transporter at Henry Ford Allegiance Health, was announced Feb. 2 as the quarterly Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center Speak-up! Award recipient for her actions that protected the health of a patient. ...
To recognize Michigan hospitals that are tackling issues daily to make care safer and more dependable, the MHA presents its annual Advancing Safe Care Award. Eligible nominees include teams from hospitals across the state ...
The MHA is a member of The Root Cause Coalition, whose mission is to reverse and end the systemic root causes of health inequities for individuals and communities through cross-sector partnerships. The coalition has opened its request ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored many prevailing issues that patients and health organizations are facing: the impact of health disparities, opioid use disorder and failure to rescue, among others. These topics will be discussed ...
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the healthcare industry is far-reaching. One key lesson that has surfaced is the urgent need for age-friendly healthcare. 
Factors such as race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual identity, age, disability, socioeconomic status and geographic location significantly influence health outcomes. These must be considered when providing care to vulnerable populations, such as those ages 65 and older.
Healthcare professionals statewide gathered virtually Jan. 28 for an MHA Workplace Safety event that focused on implementing the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s new resource, Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy in Work During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic...
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting brings together national safety and clinical experts each year to discuss hot topics in healthcare.
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