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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HHS Invests $13 Million to Strengthen and Expand the Nursing Workforce

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $13 million to improve access to nursing education and training in order to expand the nursing workforce. HSS is awarding over $8.4 million dollars to through the Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program. These awards will support collaborations between academics, clinicians and the...

Applications for Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards Open

Applications for the AHA 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 health equity...

2023 Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Released

Consumers can preview 2023 federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace plans and prices for when enrollment begins Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 15. For coverage to start Jan. 1, consumers generally need to choose a plan by Dec. 15. For more on 2023 open enrollment, see the CMS fact sheets for the federally facilitated and...

OHA Member Featured on AHA Podcast

Jeff Subler, president and CEO of Wayne Healthcare was featured on AHA podcast titled “Rural Hospitals in Peril”.  Subler discusses the unique challenges facing rural communities and rural hospitals, the impact closures have on the communities they serve and the role Congress must play in extending programs such as Low-volume...

Fran DeWine visits UH hospitals

Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine on Oct. 25 visited OHA member hospital, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and MacDonald Women’s Hospital. The focus of the visit was to support early childhood literacy with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Ohio. The program sends an age-appropriate book monthly from...

Medicaid Releases Toolkit to Prepare for End of COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

While U.S Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 13 extended the public health emergency, the Ohio Department of Medicaid has released a toolkit for providers to prepare for when it ends. The communication materials and templates in the toolkit will help educate members on the actions they should take right now to prepare for the...

Register for the OSHFM Conference Nov. 4

Register today for the Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management Annual Conference Nov. 4 at Embassy Suites. Join OSHFM members as well as facilities management, engineering and human resources professionals for the annual in-person fall conference. Attendees will gain an understanding of key facility management issues currently...

October is ADHD Awareness Month

October is ADHD Awareness month. This month is intended to educate the public about ADHD by distributing reliable information based on the evidence of science and peer-reviewed research. This year's campaign theme, " Understanding a Shared Experience," demonstrates that, while someone may have ADHD, no two experiences are the alike...

OHA 2023 Call for Presentations Now Open

The 108th Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting & Education Summit, a premier educational forum for Ohio’s hospital leaders, will be held on June 12-13, 2023. Submissions are now open for breakout sessions through Jan. 15, 2023. Click here to submit a presentation. If you would like to view a copy of the Call for...