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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OHA Members Receive Federal Grants to Address Maternal, Infant Health Disparities

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Research Institute of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Lucas County are receiving funds from the $20 million in grants announced last week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve maternal and infant health and implement the White House Blueprint for...

AHA Releases Final Section of Workforce Strategies Guide

The American Hospital Association this week released strategies for building health care workforce teams, the final section in its three-part guide to strengthening the health care workforce. This third section focuses on recruitment and retention, diversity and inclusion, and creative staffing models. Sections 1 and 2 focus on supporting the...

OHA Members Invited to Provider Orientation by Ohio Medicaid Insurer

AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio invites OHA members to its Ohio Medicaid provider orientation sessions that begin Sept. 14. These orientations are designed to familiarize providers with the resources available through AmeriHealth Caritas's website and to identify areas of importance to help providers work with AmeriHealth Caritas to best serve...

Registration Now Open for 2022 Fall Physician Recruiter Conference

Join the Ohio Hospital Association, the Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters and marketing and medical staff professionals for the ONPR annual conference set for Sept. 29-30. Attendees will gain knowledge and understanding of key issues in physician recruitment today. Learn more and register here.

3 Ohio Cities in Top 20 Most Challenging Places to Live with Asthma

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America last week published the newest version of the Asthma Capitals™ report to raise awareness about the nationwide impacts of asthma. The report analyzes data from across the continental United States and ranks the 100 largest cities where it is challenging to live with asthma. Columbus, Cleveland...

2022 OSHRM-SOHA Fall Conference Set for Sept. 30

Join the Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society for Ohio Health Care Attorneys members, as well as attorneys and risk management professionals Sept. 30 for the annual in-person fall conference. Gain an understanding of key risk management and legal issues currently affecting hospitals. Learn more and register here.

Submit a Presentation Proposal for AHA’s Health Equity Conference 

The AHA is now accepting presentation submissions for the Accelerating Health Equity Conference in Minneapolis, May 16-18, 2023. Share your success story of improving population health, advancing health equity, and creating healthy and equitable communities for all. The submission deadline is Sept. 25. Click here to learn more. 

Cleveland Clinic Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 22 Locations

OHA member Cleveland Clinic installed additional electric vehicle charging stations in July, with support from a grant offered by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.    The Ohio EPA offered a one-time $3.25 million grant in 2020 to support the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in 26 Ohio counties through...

Nominate a Peer for a March of Dimes Heroes in Action Award 

The March of Dimes HEROES IN ACTION event set for Dec. 6 honors those who make a difference in the lives of so many. From Aug. 1 – Sept. 25 nominates are open to recognize outstanding health care heroes in 10 diverse categories with 17 winners. This year March of Dimes have included Health Equity Leadership, Lifetime Achievement, as well...