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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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Last Call: July 15 Deadline to Submit for Annual Meeting CE Credits

Thank you for helping us celebrate our return to an in-person annual gathering. Browse our photos from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of the conference and download for use at your organization. As a reminder, to receive any continuing education certificates for – ACHE, ASHE, CPHRM, CHHR, CLE, CPE, HRCI, NAMSS and /or...

Register for Refining Pediatric Telehealth Capability Virtual Exercise by July 11

The Region V for Kids Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response is hosting a virtual telehealth demonstration 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14 to perform and evaluate pediatric disaster telehealth activities. Exercise topics include trauma triage and evacuation prioritization, enroute consultation during air evacuation and more. Read the...

Join the HPIO Online Forum on Strategies to Improve Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio is hosting an online forum 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2 to explore research, best practices and policy options on the state of youth mental health in Ohio and highlight potential solutions for this impending crisis. Kelly Blankenship, DO, associate chief medical officer and division chief of psychiatry...

Medical Board Offering Aug. 2 Webinar on Licensure Compact Participation

The State Medical Board of Ohio is offering a live information session about the state's participation in the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. Visit the Medical Board's website to learn more and submit questions regarding the Compact. Register for the event here.

Learn About Early Sepsis at Home During July 20 Webinar

This month’s OHA Sepsis Initiative Monthly Webcast will feature LHC Group, Inc., a national provider of in-home health care, to discuss strategies to identify early recognition of sepsis at home 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 20. Contact Dorothy Aldridge to register for this no-cost webinar.

July is Juvenile Arthritis Month

July, during Juvenile Arthritis Month, is the time to remember and spread the word that children can get arthritis just like adults. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, or JIA, is an autoimmune disorder that causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of motion. Your organization can share JIA resources from the National Institute of Arthritis and...

2020 & 2021 OHA Energy and Sustainability Program Awards

Congratulations to everyone honored during the June 14 OHA Energy and Sustainability Program Awards Luncheon at the 107th OHA Annual Meeting and Education Summit! Click here to view and download pictures from the luncheon. 2020 Award Winners  Energy Cup - 2019 DataLarge Hospital: Miami Valley Hospital South Small Hospital...

Four OHA Members Named to Lown Institute’s Most Socially Responsible Hospitals List

Four OHA members, MetroHealth System (#15), OhioHealth Doctors Hospital (#29), OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital (#34) and Aultman Alliance Community Hospital (#39), made the Lown Institute’s 2022 list of America’s most socially responsible hospitals. The Lown Hospitals Index for Social Responsibility includes 3,764 general acute...

ODH Releases COVID-19 Therapeutics Information for Providers

The Ohio Department of Health June 28 published a list of COVID-19 therapeutics information for providers that included a recording of OHA’s Oral COVID-19 Antivirals With a Focus on Paxlovid webinar. ODH wants to ensure every provider in Ohio is aware as they treat and reinforce key messages with patients who might benefit from COVID-19...