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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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Adena Partners with Lifeline of Ohio to Reach Donation Milestone

Less than two years after Adena began partnering with Lifeline of Ohio and collected its first placenta donation, leaders of the organ procurement organization were back on the Adena Regional Medical Center campus recently to celebrate the 100th donation at the Health System. Of the 19 Ohio hospitals that now take part in what has become a...

Listen to AHA Podcast Panel Discuss Challenges Confronting Rural Communities

John Supplitt, Sr. Director, AHA Rural Health Services, joined by four colleagues from the American Hospital Association, discussed their perspectives on pathways to recovery and solutions to the challenges confronting rural health care providers and the communities they serve on the AHA’s Advancing Health Podcast earlier this week...

OHA Members to Host Virtual Nursing Compassion Care Conference

Kettering Health, Dayton Children’s and Premier Health are hosting The Inaugural Refresh & Recharge: Compassion Care Conference set for Sept. 16. Speakers include Dr. Ernest Grant, American Nurses Association President, Nicole Ruttencutter founder of The Lamp Storytelling and Charlene Planton, co-founder of Fifth Window, a digital...

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Gov. Mike DeWine has declared September Sepsis Awareness Month in Ohio. The OHA Board of Trustees in 2015 identified reducing sepsis mortality in Ohio as one of the key focus areas for OHA and Ohio hospitals. Read the proclamation here.The Sepsis Alliance is hosting its annual summit Sept. 16-17 set to coincide with Sepsis Awareness Month. The...

Abrams Named Board Liaison for AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity

Mike Abrams, OHA president and CEO, last week was named the board liaison to the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity of the American Hospital Association beginning in 2023. Abrams began his tenure on the AHA Board this year. The Institute works closely with health services organizations to advance health equity for all and...

PUCO Seeks Public Comment for U.S. DOE Funding

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Aug. 10, opened a proceeding to review the implementation of the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and noted that the U.S. Department of Energy had initiated an application period for the program. The funding is through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Preventing Outages and Enhancing...

March of Dimes Heroes in Action Award Nominations Now Open

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...

ODH Offers Monkeypox Communications Tools for Providers

The Ohio Department of Health has shared a social media toolkit with graphics and text covering how monkeypox is spread, how to avoid contracting the virus and CDC recommendations regarding who should get the vaccine. Access the files here. 

Register Today for Sepsis Litigation, Defensive Practices Webinar

Join OHA for a two-part series will focus on sepsis litigation with the sharing of case studies and strategies for defensive documentation and care. Part one of this series is set for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 31 and will feature Jessica Davis, Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. Learn more and register here.