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. 

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2021 Annual Meeting Presentation Proposals Deadline Extended to Dec. 31

The deadline to submit a presentation proposal for OHA’s 106th Annual Meeting & Education Summit has been extended to Dec. 31. Proposals can be submitted through the 2021 call for presentations here. The OHA Annual Meeting, set for June 7-9, 2021, offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends...

First Steps Program Applications Due Jan. 1

The deadline for hospitals to submit applications for the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program is Jan. 1, 2021. The program, a collaboration between the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health, recognizes maternity centers in Ohio for taking steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization...

AHA to Host Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Virtual Conference in February

The American Hospital Association is hosting its annual Rural Health Conference virtually Feb. 17-18, 2021, for AHA members and non-members. The two-day event will showcase strategies and resources accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system, while examining the most significant operational and environmental...

OHA Member Nurses Recognized with March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards

The Ohio Nurse of the Year Awards on Dec. 1 honored over 100 nominees with several nurses from OHA member hospitals across the state winning an award. Hosted by the March of Dimes, the virtual event and fundraiser annually brings together the health care community to recognize nursing excellence and achievements in 18 categories.OHA is a proud...

OHA to Host Provider Relief Webinar Dec. 21

OHA will host a finance webinar, “Provider Relief Funds Responsibility & Recognition,” 1-3 p.m., Dec 21 with corporate partner, Blue & Co., LLC. The session will provide the latest updates on Provider Relief Fund guidance and reporting requirements, including a review of changes to the lost revenue definition.  ...

New OHA Patient Utilization Map Video Available

OHA has added a new video-based Patient Utilization Map to complement OHA’s public interactive hospitalization dashboard. OHA’s COVID-19 Hospitalization Dashboard and Patient Utilization Map show the increase in the total utilization for all Ohio hospitals in each county. The map demonstrates that on Sept. 1, 1 in 24 Ohio...

OHA Launches New COVID-19 Hospitalization Dashboard

OHA launched a public interactive dashboard to highlight the increasing burden the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Ohio hospitals. OHA’s COVID-19 Hospitalization Dashboard and Patient Utilization Map show the increase in the total utilization for all Ohio hospitals in each county. The map demonstrates that on Sept. 1, 1 in 24 Ohio hospital...

OHA Joins Business Roundtable Coalition to Promote 'Stop the Spread' Campaign

The Ohio Business Roundtable is leading a coalition to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 and its effect on Ohio’s employees and businesses. The group is making a toolkit of communications assets available for businesses to join the cause. OHA is proud to be a member of the OBRT and coalition, fighting with fellow Ohio businesses, organizations,...

2021 Annual Meeting Presentation Proposals Due Next Week

The deadline to submit a presentation proposal for OHA’s 106th Annual Meeting & Education Summit is Dec. 11. Proposals can be submitted through the 2021 call for presentations here. The OHA Annual Meeting, set for June 7-9, 2021, offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, network with your...