The Michigan Public Health Institute and the MHA Keystone Center are hosting a webinar to illustrate the importance of data collection specific to LGBTQ+ patients. LGBTQ+ Informed Care: It Starts with Data is a free event and will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 19.
The MHA Keystone Center honored Kelsey Moran, a certified nursing assistant at War Memorial Hospital, with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award July 20.
Often the phrases “diversity, equity and inclusion,” or DEI, and “health equity” are used interchangeably. While they do overlap and there is synergy between the two, the terms are not synonymous.
To act deliberately and purposefully to ensure outcomes across all patient populations are equitable, leaders should know where disparities exist, ways to prevent disparities and how to create a culture and system that reduces disparities to improve quality and save lives.
Chief executive officers from more than 130 hospitals and health systems signed the MHA Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities, indicating a unified commitment to addressing disparities, dismantling institutional racism and achieving health equity. As part of their commitment to ...
Speaking up when having a concern in healthcare is foundational to ensuring safe, high-quality care for patients and a safe work environment for staff. The MHA Keystone Center Speak-Up! Award was launched in March 2016 ...
The MHA and the MHA Keystone Center have long been committed to addressing health disparities, a foundational concept that shapes the organizations’ quality improvement and safety efforts.
The MHA collects Occupational Safety and Health Administration Recordable Incident Rate, Lost Time Case rate and Days Away, Restricted or Transferred rate data from member organizations as part of the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative.
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 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.
To address the needs of those who are 65 years of age and older, the MHA Keystone Center launched its second Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community March 10. Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund and offered to MHA members free of charge, the initiative will ...
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...
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.
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.