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Raise Awareness July 28 for World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28 to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence change. In 2022 the theme is ‘I Can’t Wait’. The theme highlights the need to accelerate the fight against viral hepatitis and the importance of testing and treatment for the real people who need it...

Employee Well-Being Resource: U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Burnout

Throughout the month of July, OHA’s Hospital and Health System Employee Emotional Well-Being Task Force has been highlighting resources available to leaders to help promote a culture of well-being. The second resource being highlighted is Addressing Health Work Burnout, The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving...

Join Physician Leadership Forum Sessions on Cultural Humility

Wednesday, July 27 | 7-8 a.m. | More Info During the first session, leaders will explore the evolution of culture and the complexity of culture in a 21st-century context. Leaders will also learn the merits of cultural humility and the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility.Wednesday, August 31 | 7-8 a.m. | More...

University Hospitals Receives AHA Quest for Quality Prize

OHA member University Hospitals was given the American Hospital Association’s most prestigious honor, the 2022 Quest for Quality Prize, for health care leadership and innovation in improving quality and advancing health in communities. AHA lauded UH for its maturity and approach to quality, safety and equity. The AHA prize committee found...

Submit a Presentation Proposal for the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference by July 29

The call for proposals for the 2023 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, February 19-22 in San Antonio, has been extended until July 29. The conference brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. Topics of interest...

Learn About Continuing Nursing Education Rules in OHA Webinar

Kelsey Brown, director, Clinical Support Services, and James Guliano, vice president, Operations and chief clinical officer, from the Ohio Hospital Association are offering three opportunities to learn the state rules for continuing nursing education. Attend one of the following: 8-9 a.m. Aug. 24, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 15 and 4-5 p.m. Oct. 20. This...

July Sedgwick Workers' Compensation and Safety Articles Now Available

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.

Register for the 2022 Ohio Public Safety Symposium

Ohio Homeland Security is hosting a Public Safety Symposium August 2-4 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event features experts in subjects such as cyber safety, critical infrastructure threat mitigation, mental health, grant funding and drug recognition. This conference runs concurrently with the 2022 Ohio...

New Emotional Well-Being Resources Available in July

For many hospitals and health systems, July represents a new beginning as new residents arrive. Creating an organizational culture that supports our workforce's well-being and access to behavioral health services and prevents workplace violence is critical to ensuring that we are best caring for our caregivers.  Throughout the...