Ohio Hospital Newswire

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

Newswire is a digest of hospital and health care news happening across the state. 

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OHA Partners with Excelsior University, Members Receive Reduced Tuition Rates

The Ohio Hospital Association has partnered with Excelsior University, enabling OHA members’ employees to advance more quickly toward degree completion. Excelsior, a not-for-profit, accredited institution, offers flexible online programs so that individuals can fit education into their lives no matter how busy they are. Expand career...

Health Care Worker of the Year Award Nominations Now Open

After a brief hiatus in 2022, OHA has opened the call for nominations for the 2023 Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year. See the nomination process section below to learn here. The Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award is presented each year to one Ohio caregiver who personifies a leader, gives back to the community...

Submit a Presentation Proposal for OHA’s 108th Annual Meeting & Education

The 108th Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting & Education Summit, a premier educational forum for Ohio’s hospital leaders, will be held on June 12-13, 2023. Presentation proposals for breakout sessions will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2023. Click here to submit a presentation proposal. If you would like to view a copy of the Call...

Nationwide Children's Hospital Implements Energy-Saving Programs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Aug. 17 received Energy Star Certification for its campus from the Department of Energy after achieving a score of 78. This score demonstrates Nationwide Children’s is more efficient than 78% of peer hospitals. Nationwide Children’s has spent many years pursuing energy efficiency projects at its...

Register for the OSHHRA Webinar Series Part 1 Dec. 6

Join Ohio Society of Health Care Human Resources Administrators, or OSHHRA, for “Stress & You” Dec. 6 at noon. Scott Warrick will outline how you can regain your life and your organization by building a better brain. Warrick will not only outline these processes in his own distinct, practical, entertaining, and humorous style...

Save the Date: Register for Ohio AAP Smoke Free Families Webinars February 2023

Join Ohio American Academy Pediatrics for the “Smoke Free Families Webinars” at noon Feb 8. and Feb. 14. The webinars focus offering educational opportunities and resources to promote lifelong health for the entire family with practical application for healthcare providers and community organizations. Some of the things you will...

OHA Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

Due to the busy holiday schedule, there will be no edition of Ohio Hospital Newswire on Nov. 25. We will see you after Thanksgiving! 

Sepsis Initiative Monthly Webcast Dec. 7

This session will discuss provider engagement for sepsis initiatives and will feature speakers from MedOne. The speakers are Senthuran Siva, MD and Craig Barker, MD. Registration is not required. CE credits are available. To learn more click here. 

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month

There are 3.4 million people living with epilepsy in the United States. This year’s theme is “There is no NEAM without ME.” The Epilepsy Foundation couldn't create a seizure-safe country without your assistance and cooperation. Together with you, they can increase public understanding of epilepsies and seizures, raise funds...