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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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Premier Health Nurses Receive Awards from OONL

The Ohio Organization of Nurse Leadership yesterday recognized Emily Van Culin and Wendy Ungard with the Nursing Leadership Awards at the professional society’s meeting. Emily Van Culin, Premier Health, received the 2019 Aspiring Nurse Leader Award. The award is for aspiring nurse leaders whose possess a strong desire to advance...

Property Accessed Clean Energy Webinar Set for Dec. 5

Join OHA’s Energy & Sustainability Program to learn about property accessed clean energy finances. Property owners throughout the Midwest are using PACE financing to unlock energy savings and renewable energy opportunities.PACE Financing is a very low interest financing tool to fund energy projects, done through an addition to their...

Free Suicide Prevention Training Webinar Offered for Primary Care Physicians

The Center for Innovation in Mental Health is hosting a free suicide prevention webinar for primary care providers from 9-10:30 a.m. Dec. 12. Along with the webinar, CIMH has released a Suicide Prevention in Primary Care toolkit for primary care clinicians and leaders. The training includes aspects of the Zero Suicide approach and focuses on the...

Next Week is Antibiotic Awareness Week

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual one-week observance that gives participating organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of appropriate antibiotic use to combat the threat of antibiotic resistance. Be Antibiotics Aware, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention educational effort, complements U.S. Antibiotic...

OHA 2020 Annual Meeting Call for Proposals Due in 1 Month

OHA invites member hospitals, corporate partners and others interested in presenting at the 105th OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit to complete the 2020 Call for Presentations by Dec. 13. The OHA Annual Meeting, set for June 8-10, 2020, offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends...

Rural Health Policy Institute Set for Feb. 11-13

Register today for the National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute set for Feb. 11-13, 2020 in Washington D.C. The event will offer the opportunities to hear from rural health leaders in the Trump Administration and Congress, speak directly with your Congressional delegation on Capitol Hill and educate them on real...

HRSA Releases 2020 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign Toolkit

The Health Resources and Services Administration has released a toolkit to help hospitals promote the Workplace Partnership for Life 2020 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign with the goal of creating donation-friendly hospital cultures across the U.S. The campaign since its launch in 2011 has enrolled more than 492,000 organ donors. The toolkit...

Ohio Hospital Nurse Leaders Visit Statehouse for Advocacy Day

Several members of the Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership, or OONL, convened at the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday for the society’s first advocacy day. Participants had the opportunity to meet with key members of the House and Senate Health committees and discuss their perspectives on pending legislation and policy ideas.   The...

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

The Ohio Nurse of the Year Awards on Nov. 1 honored over 190 nominees with several nurses from OHA member hospitals across the state winning an award. Hosted by the March of Dimes, the event and fundraiser bring together the health care community to recognize nursing excellence and achievements in more than 25 categories, including research...