OHA committees and task forces help guide OHA’s positions on various health care topics.
Admitting, Billing & Collection Committee
To act as the representative body for hospital admitting and patient financial services functions to the OHA Board of Trustees, OHA staff and all OHA committees and task forces. ABC members act as a sounding board on any association objective or position that relates to hospital admitting and patient financial services functions and as a representative body in meetings with any outside third-party payer or organization on hospital admitting or patient financial services responsibilities.
| Staff Contact: Shawn.Stack@ohiohospitals.org
Behavioral Health Work Group
To assist member hospitals on matters concerning issues relevant to mental health and drug and alcohol abuse services, and to promote the recovery model of care for patients with mental illness.
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Staff Contact: Aly.DeAngelo@ohiohospitals.org
Clinical Advisory Committee
To execute an environmental scan of the quality landscape in Ohio and develop a strategic directive quality agenda for the association, recommending priority initiatives.
View Roster | Staff Contact: Amy.Andres@ohiohospitals.org
Environmental Leadership Committee
The Ohio Hospital Association Environmental Leadership Committee will lead Ohio hospitals toward the goals of environmental sustainability, regulatory compliance, energy efficiency, and pollution prevention, all of which will result in healthier hospital workforces and communities.
View Roster | Staff Contact: Cliff.Lehman@ohiohospitals.org
Friends of Ohio Hospitals Political Action Committee Board
Purpose: To lead goal-setting and strategy to achieve overall PAC fundraising goals.
| Staff Contact: Kate.Huffman@ohiohospitals.org
To assist and advise the OHA on association policy on the financing and cost of hospital care and to assess the financial environment. The committee concentrates on the issues associated with Medicare, Medicaid and workers' compensation payment and other public health financing programs.
View Roster | Staff Contact: Ryan.Biles@ohiohospitals.org
Physician Leadership Council
Purpose: To recommend statewide initiatives to increase physician engagement so as to improve patient care.
| Staff Contact: Paul.Hicks@ohiohospitals.org
Safety Leadership Council
To increase occupational safety awareness and reduce employee injuries in the hospital workplace.
View Roster | Staff Contact: Chris.Weyand@ohiohospitals.org
Small and Rural Hospital Committee
To communicate items of interest with the small/rural hospitals in Ohio. The committee will recommend policy positions to OHA on small/rural issues, provide ideas for and support educational opportunities for small/rural hospitals, and to provide input to the OHA Board on proposed state, and federal laws and regulations as they pertain to small/rural hospitals.
View Roster | Staff Contact: Aly.DeAngelo@ohiohospitals.org