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Discover How to Reimagine a Culture of Excellence During AHA Webinar

Hear from leaders of Memorial Hermann Health System about its innovative workforce approach during an American Hospital Association webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. Aug. 25. With Felicia Sadler, vice president, Quality, at Relias, Bryan Sisk, senior vice president and chief nursing executive, and Jody Collins, system director, clinical education, will...

Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes World Breastfeeding Week annually to promote the protection and support of breastfeeding. This year’s focus, from Aug. 1-7, is strengthening the capacity of actors that have to protect, promote and support breastfeeding across different levels of society as part of the “warm chain...

New Resource Helps Lay Foundation for a Culture of Employee Well-Being in Health Care

OHA’s Hospital and Health System Employee Emotional Well-Being Task Force is highlighting resources available to leaders to help promote a culture of well-being. The third resource highlighted is the American Hospital Association’s Clinician Well-Being Playbook 2.0. The Playbook lays the foundation for hospitals and health systems...

Register Today for Webinar 'Property, Casualty Insurance for Hospitals: 101'

Oftentimes financial leaders overlook their organization’s hospital insurance program. Join OHA from 11 a.m. – noon July 26 for a webinar, "Property, Casualty Insurance for Hospitals: 101," that will cover the basic concepts involved in designing or reconsidering the structure of a hospital insurance program including how...

OHA Hosts Executive Assistants for Learning Event

OHA hosted executive assistants to member hospital leaders from around the state yesterday in our office for an educational and networking event. The group heard from Nicholle Harrison, Intentional Pathways, LLC about “Personal Success Through Communication,” learned about services available to OHA members and toured the Ohio...

Opioid Overdose Dashboard Updated with Q1 2022 Data

OHA’s Opioid Overdose Dashboard has been updated with the data through March 30. The data is derived from the more than 36 million annual coded hospital encounters in Ohio. The release of per-capita rates by county as well as by market area are intended to assist health policymakers, funders and local collaboratives in their work. The data...

SAMHSA to Host Session on Guidance on Confidentiality of Mental Health Records

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. July 26 addressing how practice/business managers or compliance offers need to ensure their organization is complying with the SAMHSA regulations. This session will also cover the latest updates which were released in January 2018 and cover...

July 31 Deadline to Enroll in BWC Safety Council Program with Premium Rebate

OHA corporate partner Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio has released its July workers' compensation article discussing enrollment in the Safety Council. The deadline to enroll in the Safety Council, and to be eligible for a 2% premium rebate, is July 31. Sedgwick also released an article on safety in the office.

AHA Webinar to Discuss New Technology in Health Care

Join the American Hospital Association and Accenture for a webinar from 1-2 p.m. July 27 that dives into four technology trends that are reshaping health care as we know it. Attendees will hear about new research findings, learn about leading-edge technology trends and find out about the strategies to pursue to be better positioned for the fast...