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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November Application Period for Ohio TechCred Program Now Open

Ohio's TechCred program offers employers, including hospitals, up to $2,000 in reimbursement for every technology-focused credential earned by an employee, up to $30,000 per employer per application period. The current TechCred application period opened Monday and will close on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. Through TechCred, businesses can prepare...

ODH Provides Update on Ebola Strategy

The Ohio Department of Health developed a refresher and overview of the state's Ebola strategy for the hospital community. The federal strategy has focused on strengthening regional infrastructures through federally designated Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogens Treatment Centers. Ohio's tiered response comprises seven Ebola...

Apply for Equity of Care Award by Nov. 18

Applications for the American Hospital Association Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards are open until Nov. 18. The awards are given annually to hospitals and health care systems that have made outstanding efforts to advance equity of care for all patients, as well as to spread lessons learned and progress toward diversity, inclusion and...

Register for AHA 2023 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Feb. 19-22

Join AHA for its annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Feb. 19-22. The conference will take place in San Antonio, TX.  Leading practitioners and thinkers will be present at the conference to exchange ideas and tools for building a stronger rural health system faster. The focus will be on analyzing the most important operational...

AHA Podcast Tackles Health Care and Climate Change

AHA’s latest podcast episode, “Health Care and Climate Change with Joanne Conroy, M.D.” centers on climate change and sustainability. Leaders in the field discuss the formation of the Alliance for Health and Climate Change, which will concentrate on making big and small changes to reduce Dartmouth's carbon footprint. Conroy...

Submit A Proposal for AHA’s Leadership Summit

The AHA is now accepting presentation submissions for the Leadership Summit in Minneapolis, July 16-18, 2023. AHA is looking for proposals that highlight how health care organizations are overcoming challenges, accelerating innovation and transformation, and scaling change. The submission deadline is Nov. 21. To learn more and apply, click here....

Still Time to Register for the OONL Conference Nov. 9-11

Register for the Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership Conference Nov. 9-11 at the Renaissance Hotel. This year’s theme is “Paving the Path to a Connected Workforce. The conference schedule includes a half-day pre-conference, one and a half days of educational programming, two keynote sessions, an awards presentation, and OONL...

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

More than 6.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This month is focused on raising awareness and supporting people living with the disease.  Alzheimer's Foundation of America released a website page on all the things you can do to support people with Alzheimer's. The website has graphics, tips and virtual events...

OHA Releases Toolkit Focused on Community Specific Needs

The member-driven OHA Board of Trustees approved a value proposition for Ohio hospitals to communicate the leadership and vital roles hospitals provide in the communities they serve across our state. OHA is committed to provide toolkits for members that can be adapted and used in their local community to share each of these important value...