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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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2022 Suicide Prevention Conference Set for Sept. 8-9

The Ohio State University College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is hosting the 2022 Suicide Prevention Conference “Suicide Prevention in Ohio and Beyond. We’re All in This Together.” This virtual conference set for Sept. 8-9 brings together some of the best minds in advancing the prevention...

Join NRHA for Cybersecurity Investments for Rural Hospitals Webinar

The National Rural Health Association is hosting a webinar Aug. 23 focused on cybersecurity investments for rural hospitals that provide a positive ROI. In this session, participants will get an understanding of today’s rural health care threat landscape, learn why and how cybercriminals are targeting rural healthcare organizations, and...

Aug. 21 is National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day

The first observed National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day launches this Sunday. The observance was founded by grassroots fentanyl awareness organizations representing affected families and their determination to address the public health problem of deadly illegally made fentanyl. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has...

AHA Releases Next Section of Workforce Guide Focused on Data and Technology

The American Hospital Association released section two of its three-part workforce guide. This section focuses on data and analytics, as well as technological supports. The guide, informed by the AHA Board of Trustees’ Task Force on Workforce, on which OHA’s Mike Abrams serves, includes strategies, resources and case studies from...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month, or NIAM, is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. This year, NIAM serves as an important reminder to catch up on routine visits and vaccinations that may have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Learn How to Provide Emotional Support for Health Care Team Members Sept. 14

Join the American Hospital Association 1 p.m. Sept. 14 for a webinar on emotional support to team members when they encounter professional, patient-related and/or personal stressors. Melissa Segal, administrative director, Culture & Wellbeing, Duke University Health System, will describe types of distressing events and the variability of...

Cleveland Clinic Partners with Morehouse School of Medicine to Increase Diversity in Medical Field

OHA member Cleveland Clinic is collaborating with Morehouse School of Medicine, a historically Black college and university in Atlanta, to attract those from underrepresented groups to the medical field. Morehouse students will work on projects including an investigation of the root causes of gender, racial and ethnic underrepresentation in...

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SVP to Participate in Aug. 24 Columbus Metropolitan Club Housing Discussion

Patty McClimon, senior vice president, Strategies and Facilities Planning, at OHA member Nationwide Children's Hospital, is part of the Columbus Metropolitan Club, or CMC, forum to discuss “The Columbus Housing Strategy” noon Aug. 24 at The Boat House. The panel of housing experts is preceded by special introductory remarks...

Register for the Sept. 9 Ohio FASD Steering Committee Forum

Ohio’s Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, or FASD, Steering Committee is hosting its Sixth Annual FASD Forum Sept. 9 at Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris. The forum, with the theme “FASD through a Trauma Len s,” is a hybrid event with a continental breakfast, keynote speaker, lunch and afternoon breakout sessions, and all...