Ohio Hospital Newswire

Ohio Hospital Newswire is published weekly for employees of member hospitals, media and community stakeholders interested in the hospital industry in Ohio. 

Newswire is a digest of hospital and health care news happening across the state. 

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New Statewide Summary: Hospitals Contribute $6.4 Billion in Net Community Benefit

Ohio nonprofit hospitals in 2017 invested $6.4 billion in net community benefit and provided nearly $9 billion in total uncompensated care, an increase of 22% over the previous year, according to a new statewide summary published this in December by the Ohio Hospital Association. Several examples of hospital community outreach services are...

Nominations for OHA Leadership Awards, Health Care Worker of the Year Close Jan. 31

The Ohio Hospital Association is accepting nominations through Jan. 31, 2020 for our Health Care Worker of the Year and Health Care Leadership Awards. The awards are presented each year to honor stellar service, exemplary performance and leadership, and excellent personal and organizational accomplishments within the Ohio hospital community...

Cleveland Clinic Recognized with State’s Highest Environmental Stewardship Award

Cleveland Clinic has been recognized by the Ohio EPA for its excellence in environmental stewardship, receiving the Platinum Environmental Stewardship Award, the Ohio EPA's highest award available for environmental excellence. Cleveland Clinic, recognized in 2018 with OHA’s John Chapman Award, for its work around energy efficiency...

Registration Open for AHA Annual Membership Meeting

Registration is now open for the American Hospitals Associations’ Annual Membership Meeting. The meeting, April 19-12 in Washington, D.C., brings together leaders from health care politics, public policy and the media for the year’s preeminent advocacy and public policy conference. Register now to take advantage of early bird rates....

Donate Blood During National Blood Donor Month

January is national blood donor month and is one of the most challenging times of the year to collect enough blood products to meet patient needs due to bad weather and seasonal illness. January is a critical time for the Red Cross, consider donating today. Click here to find a blood drive near you.

OHA Welcomes 2020 Board Members, Announces New Leaders

OHA welcomes new Board of Trustees members John R. “Jack” Janoso, Jr., president and CEO, Fairfield Medical Center; Randy Oostra, president and CEO, ProMedica; and Matthew Perry, president and CEO, Genesis HealthCare System. Ed Roth, president and CEO, Aultman Health Foundation will chair the board. Rick Lofgren, MD, president and...

OHA Members Continue Energy Efficiency Success in 2019

With support of the OHA Energy and Sustainability program, OHA member hospitals in 2019 gained national recognition for their energy efficiency and sustainability efforts. The OHA Energy Program proudly supports members in utilizing ENERGYSTAR Benchmarking and utility rebates to track their energy usage and quantify savings.  Five OHA...

Newswire Taking Short Holiday Hiatus

Due to the busy holiday schedule there will be no edition of Ohio Hospital Newswire on Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Newswire will return to the regular schedule on Jan. 10.

ACHI, IFDHE National Conferences Set for June 15-19 in Cleveland

The Association for Community Health Improvement and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity are hosting back-to-back conferences this summer in Cleveland. The two conferences will focus on “connecting care with community to advance health equity.” ACHI is set to host its conference June 15-17. Click here for more information...