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.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 8.
The MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative is hosting a webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. April 27 to address workplace violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Violence in healthcare is a well-documented, pervasive and underreported threat to healthcare worker and patient safety. This issue ...
MHA CEO Brian Peters discusses how the MHA adds value for its members through the MHA Health Foundation, the MHA Keystone Center and the MHA Service Corporation.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting will be held virtually the mornings of March 9 and 10, highlighting presentations on various issues facing healthcare systems.
The second cohort of the MHA Keystone Center Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community kicks off with its first webinar March 10. The Action Community builds on the national Age-Friendly Health Systems movement and aims to improve care for older adults and decrease overall healthcare costs result...
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. ...
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.
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting brings together national safety and clinical experts each year to discuss hot topics in healthcare.
Out of 100,000 Michigan inpatient admissions per the Michigan Inpatient Database, approximately 41.9% were patients over the age of 65, according to statewide data from 2019.
With advanced age, medical conditions and treatment become more complex, resulting in adverse outcomes and costly medical bills.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement recently released its new tool titled Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-being and Joy in Work During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Registration is open for the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization Annual Meeting, taking place virtually March 9 and 10.
Nearly 100 hospitals and health systems have signed the MHA Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities since it was released in November 2020.
Brittany Bogan, FACHE, CPPS, senior vice president of safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA Keystone Center’s 2021 focus areas in addition to announcing her departure from the MHA.
Many older adults have more than one chronic disease and take multiple medications, which has many healthcare implications. With advanced age, medical care and treatment become more complex.
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.
The MHA Keystone Center is hosting a seven-month Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community beginning in March.
Renee Evans, RN, a clinical nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, received the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone Center Speak-up! Award for preventing a potential adverse event to her patient.