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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Ohio AIM Featured in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - MFM

The Ohio Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health, or AIM, was featured in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology – MFM discussing the first wave of the ‘severe maternal hypertension’, and how AIM adapted its implementation to the uniqueness of a global pandemic. The lead author was Dr. Patrick Schneider from Ohio...

OHA Earns 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence Award

The Ohio Hospital Association is proud to announce that we received the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.  We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious national award. However, the true honor goes to all our members...

Number of Medical School Seniors, Graduates Matched to Residency Slots Grows

According to the National Resident Matching Program, the 2023 Main Residency Match was a record-breaking match with the highest number of applicants and certified positions in its 70-year history. The applicant participation increased, driven primarily by non-U.S. international medical graduates, and the number of U.S. MD seniors registered for...

Walmart, CareSource Partnership to Fight Disparities in Ohio

Walmart and CareSource are partnering to address racial disparities and health inequities in the US. The partnership will start in Ohio with addressing cardiometabolic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension. The CareSource collaboration will offer members extra assistance, such as transportation, access to...

OHA Member Leaders Join National Effort on Gun Violence Prevention, Safety

Two Ohio hospital CEOs have joined the National Health Care CEO Council on Gun Violence Prevention & Safety. Stephen Markovich, MD, president and CEO of OhioHealth, and Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD, CEO and president and Morton L. Mandel CEO chair of Cleveland Clinic, are among the 50 members of the council that is united to tackle the issue...

DeWine Announces New Data Dashboards to Report Overdose, Substance-Use Measures

Governor Mike DeWine March 7 announced that the state has launched new data dashboards to better track and report data on overdose deaths and other substance-use-related measures for all 88 Ohio counties.These statewide dashboards were adopted and expanded from dashboards created through the National Institutes of Health-funded ...

SAMHSA Releases Report Detailing Effects of Long COVID on Behavioral Health

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this week released Overview of the Impacts of Long COVID on Behavioral Health. The report addresses the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health, particularly the psychiatric symptoms linked with Long COVID, possible long-term implications, and prospective paths for...

ANOL Releases Final Section of Workforce Compendium

The American Hospital Association’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership released the final section of a three-part compendium focusing on best practices for managing nursing workforce complexities. The final section reflects on the work of the AONL Workforce Committee and subcommittees on academic-practice partnerships, culture of...

Resources Provided to Recognize Health Care HR

Health Care HR Week – the third week of March – recognizes human resources professionals in health care organizations across the nation for their important role across the continuum of care. The American Society for Health Care Human Resources Administration offers a toolkit of ideas and materials for providers here.