Entries for 'opioids'

Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | July 20
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.
In light of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA is working to curtail gatherings that might contribute to circulation of the disease. 
Member News | March 20
This event has been canceled. More information will be made available at a later time. The MHA Health Community Conversations: Opioids and Addiction presentation features acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones, who authored Dreamland.
Member News | March 12
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Feb. 17.
Member News | February 15
Driving Change is a monthly feature that highlights the work of Michigan hospitals and the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (GLPP HIIN) and provides resources to guide improvement.
A story published Jan. 10 by the Lansing State Journal reviews a study published by the National Center for Health Statistics on the overall decline in opioid prescriptions issued after an emergency room visit.
MHA In The News | January 10
Every year, half of all Americans over the age of 18 will develop a musculoskeletal injury that will persist for more than three months. Due to the persistence of pain in the afflicted areas, providers are frequently faced with a choice on whether to prescribe opioids for pain management. 
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | November 25
On Nov. 14, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer laid out a series of new efforts targeted to increase awareness of the stigma around opioid addiction.
Member News | November 18
On Nov. 10 MiBiz published an article that reviews the efforts Michigan hospitals have made to address the opioid epidemic and to reduce opioid dispensing rates.
MHA In The News | November 11
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA and the MHA Keystone Center’s continued efforts to decrease opioid use statewide.
The MHA Keystone Center released its 2018-2019 annual report Sept. 30. The report, Transformation through Collaboration, reflects on the challenges patients and healthcare providers face daily and what Michigan hospitals and the MHA Keystone Center are doing together to address those issues and...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced on Sept. 13 that in conjunction with Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), they have gathered more than $1 million in federal funds to continue the statewide integration of electronic health record (EHR) systems and pharmacy d...
MHA In The News | September 17
Michigan hospitals voluntarily and regularly submit data to the MHA Keystone Center to be analyzed and used to drive improvement and help healthcare providers avoid future harm.
In 2016, Henry Ford Health System initiated a multidisciplinary approach across the entire continuum of care to reduce opioid prescriptions over a three-year period.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | May 14
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of May 14.
Member News | May 12
MHA members made visits to Capitol Hill as part of the May 6-9 American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, DC.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | March 26
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