Ohio Hospital Newswire

Ohio Hospital Newswire is published weekly for employees of member hospitals, media and community stakeholders interested in the hospital industry in Ohio. 

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OHA 106th Annual Meeting & Education Summit Transitions to Virtual Event

OHA is excited to announce we are launching the 2021 OHA Annual Meeting as a robust and convenient virtual event accessible by all staff and trustees of member hospitals June 7-8. This year’s event will feature: More than 75 educational sessions offering a variety of continuing education creditsTwo keynote presentations from...

Join OHA, ODH for AIM Kickoff Meeting Set for March 4

OHA and Ohio Department of Health will host a virtual Ohio AIM kick-off meeting from noon- 2 p.m. on March 4. OHA and ODH last year announced that Ohio had been accepted to join the national maternal health initiative, the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health, or AIM. All hospitals are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Ohio AIM...

OHA Member Nationwide Children’s to Host Media Training Workshops

Nationwide Children’s is hosting several media training workshops from March to July for public health professionals. Effective communication in public health has never been more important. In today’s crowded media climate, it can be challenging to break through to key target audiences. Learn the skills needed to share research...

BWC to Host ‘Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Through HVAC Improvements’ Webinar March 3

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will host the “Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Through HVAC Improvements” webinar from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. on March 3. This webinar provides valuable information for anyone interested in taking steps to improve their indoor air quality, or IAQ, to reduce COVID-19 transmission. Presenters...

Final COVID Vaccine Town Halls Set for Next Week, Previous Sessions Now Available to Watch

The final two COVID Vaccine Town Halls are set for next Monday and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Ohio departments of Health and Mental Health and Addiction Services, along with CAS and the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives have partnered to host several Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls. The virtual sessions were created to...

AHA Webinar to Discuss Innovation in the Future in Virtual Care

The American Hospital Association will present “Innovation and Practicality Drive the Future of Virtual Care” webinar at 1 p.m. March 24. This webinar will draw on Froedtert, Medical College of Wisconsin health network’s experience and Accenture’s takeaways from other health systems to provide insights on how hospitals...

OHA Provides Monoclonal Antibodies Resources for Health Care Professional

OHA’s Patient Safety & Quality team hosted the “Considerations for Monoclonal Antibody Usage” webinar on Feb. 8 and has archived several resources regarding the webinar for health care professionals, including: Webinar recording Considerations for Monoclonal Antibody Usage slides Monoclonal Antibody Toolkit 

Gov. DeWine Announces COVID-19 Health Equity Website, Communication Resources Available

Gov. Mike DeWine, during a press briefing yesterday, announced the launch of a new health equity website. The page highlights Ohio’s efforts to achieve equity in its pandemic response while also providing resources to help communities, agencies and organizations in the state. The new website includes a Communications Resources Hub that...

OSHRM-SOHA Virtual Spring Conference Registration Now Open

Join members from the Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society for Ohio Health Care Attorneys, as well as risk management professionals and attorneys from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 18 for the virtual spring conference. Gain an understanding of key risk management and legal issues affecting hospitals in 2021. CPHRM credits...