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. 

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No-Cost, Anonymous Well-Being Checkup Available to All Licensed Ohio Health Care Workers

To honor Mental Health Awareness Month in May, we have launched the first of several tools for OHA members to help support the emotional and mental well-being of health care workers. One of these tools is the Well-Being Checkup and Referral Engagement (CARE) Service sponsored by the Ohio State Medical Association. The CARE Service is a simple...

HHS Launches New Maternal Mental Health Hotline

The Health Resources and Services Administration May 8 launched the Maternal Mental Health Hotline, a new, confidential, toll-free hotline for expecting and new moms experiencing mental health challenges. Those who contact the hotline can receive a range of support, including brief interventions from trained counselors who are culturally and...

Ad Council to Address Overdose Crisis Through Public Awareness Efforts

The Ad Council May 16 announced a holistic approach to the overdose crisis, featuring two distinct initiatives: one with leading technology companies Google, Meta and Snap and one with public health organizations to address the current overdose epidemic facing the United States that will be underway later this year. The efforts will roll out...

Earn CE Credits in Safe Water Delivery in Health Care Facilities Webinar

Join Acorn Controls and Whitehall Manufacturing’s “Safe Water Delivery in Health Care Facilities” webinar 1 p.m. Thursday, May 26 to earn 1.00 ASPE Credits and AIA 1.00 Learning Units while learning the concerns and consequences of improper water delivery in health care facilities and discussing how to embark on a systems...

Register for May 24 AHA Webinar on Evolution of the Opioid Epidemic

Learn how health systems can respond to the opioid epidemic 1 p.m. May 24 by attending the “Fentanyl and the Evolution of the Opioid Epidemic” webinar from the American Hospital Association. Presenters Stephen Delisi, MD, medical director of Enterprise Solutions at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, and Javier Ley, executive...

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute organizes High Blood Pressure Education Month each May to encourage the public to learn about high blood pressure, or hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease. This year’s theme, The Heart Truth, discusses that young and middle-aged women may think of high blood pressure as something...

Counting Down: Just 24 Days Till We See You In Person at OHA's Annual Meeting

Join OHA and the 900 hospital professionals who have already registered for OHA's 107th Annual Meeting & Education Summit June 13-15. The event offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, network with your peers and achieve a better understanding of the health care issues and policies...

Health Care Leaders, Ohio National Guard Receive OHA’s Leadership Awards

In recognition of National Hospital Week, the Ohio Hospital Association today announced the inductees of the OHA Health Care Hall of Fame and the honorees for our annual leadership awards, including: Charles F. Kettering (Aug. 29, 1876 – Nov. 25, 1958), medical philanthropist and inventor will be inducted into OHA’s Health...

Register Today for Part 3 of OPSI’s Patient Safety Series

Join the Ohio Patient Safety Institute for part 3 of its 4-part Advancing Patient Safety series from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9. The session will focus on navigating a pandemic and lessons learned from OHA member University Hospital’s COVID-19 Intercept Strategy. The webinar will feature Sean Cannone DO, CMD, Population Health System...