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. 

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

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Ohio Opioid Education Alliance, RecoveryOhio Announce Statewide “Beat the Stigma” Initiative

The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance and RecoveryOhio last week announced the statewide “Beat the Stigma” initiative that will begin with 30-second video ads featuring a fictional game show. The campaign, which will appear on TV, streaming services, radio, outdoor advertising and digital media, urges Ohioans to “challenge what...

Healing Ohio Together Ceremony to Feature Gov. DeWine, Hospital Leaders

The Ohio Hospital Association’s annual recognition of hospital caregivers and leadership achievements is a time-honored tradition, and this year we are shifting our 2021 awards program to honor ALL Ohio hospital heroes in a very special way.  We invite you to mark your calendars for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 when we will host the...

ODH Flu Season Toolkit & State Dashboard Available

The Ohio Department of Health tracks seasonal influenza activity on a weekly basis throughout the year. ODH monitors circulating flu viruses and other related data sources and provides weekly summaries of influenza activity from October (Week 40) through May (Week 20). The first week of the new calendar year is indicated by "Week 1."...

AHA “Rethinking your Laboratory Strategy” Webinar Set for Dec. 7

Attend the “Rethinking your Laboratory Strategy” AHA Webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 to uncover the hidden costs and opportunities within your lab operations. Michael Lukas, vice president and general manager at Quest Diagnostics, will speak on how health care organizations can meet the needs of hospital labs by enabling hospitals to...

Registration Open for OHA Diversity in Leadership: Mentorship Series 

OHA’s 2-part series for leaders and emerging leaders from underrepresented groups is set for noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 21. The OHA Board of Trustees is focused on increasing diversity in health care leadership throughout the state. This series of networking and professional education sessions is available at no cost for all members. ...

Nov. 25 is National Family Health History Day

On Nov. 25, National Family Health History Day and Thanksgiving, the CDC is encouraging Americans to learn their family health history risk and act on it. Starting a conversation about family health history benefits the health of the whole family. Read how to collect and act on your family health history here.

OHA Releases 1st Member Value Proposition Campaign Toolkit Focused on Workforce

OHA is creating communications toolkits for our member hospitals to share the value messages of the Ohio hospital community in their local and regional outreach. Ohio hospitals are cornerstones of the communities they serve. The toolkits, with elements that can be customized and branded to your organization, will be produced monthly by OHA...

Mark Your Calendars: Healing Ohio Together Ceremony Set for Nov. 30

The Ohio Hospital Association’s annual recognition of hospital caregivers and leadership achievements is a time-honored tradition, and this year we are shifting our 2021 awards program to honor ALL Ohio hospital heroes in a very special way.  We invite you to mark your calendars for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 when we will host the...

Nurse Leaders to Engage Policymakers through Virtual Statehouse Visits

Representatives of the Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership, or OONL, are participating in a virtual advocacy day at the Statehouse on today, meeting with key members of the House and Senate Health committees to share their personal experiences in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss challenges...