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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Virtually Connect with Others Affected by Sepsis

Sepsis Alliance has launched Sepsis Alliance Connect, a new virtual support community designed for the millions of people affected by sepsis. Sepsis Alliance Connect is a place for survivors, caregivers, loved ones and people left behind after a sepsis death to share resources, insight and encouragement about their sepsis experience and life...

Advancing Equity Through Quality, Safety Focus of July 13 Webinar

Karthik Sivashanker, MD, vice president of Equitable Health Systems in the Center for Health Equity at the American Medical Association, will present a webinar noon to 12:45 p.m. July 13 to share how to leverage patient-safety programs to advance equity in health systems and practices, and design and implement interventions that support equity...

July is Minority Mental Health Month

The American Hospital Association has made minority mental health a priority since the 2021 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report found that racial and ethnic minority groups are less likely to have access to mental health services and use community mental health services. This Minority Mental Health Month, AHA offers relevant...

Q1 2022 Trauma Registry Reporting Deadline Extended to July 31

The deadline for hospitals to submit first quarter 2022 trauma records to the Ohio Trauma Registry has been extended to July 31 following issues with the reporting software. The Ohio Trauma Committee, along with the Emergency, Medical, Fire and Transportation Services Board, today extended the original June 30 deadline. All Ohio hospitals, free...

Thank You for Attending, Don’t Forget to Submit for 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 Nursing – you must...

OSHRM-SOHA Fall Conference Speaking Proposals Due July 8

OHA members are invited to submit speaking proposals for the 2022 OSHRM-SOHA Fall Conference. This is a bi-annual event for members of the Ohio Society of Healthcare Risk Managers and Society for Ohio Healthcare Attorneys will be held Sept. 30 in Columbus. Complete the Proposal Form and return as a Word document to Lori Koethe via email at lori...

Attend the Sepsis Alliance Summit 2022 Sept. 28-29

The Sepsis Alliance is hosting its third annual summit Sept. 28-29. Designed to explore an array of sepsis-related topics in health care, the no-cost two-day summit will include expert presentations from clinicians, innovation experts and other influential leaders. Sessions will be available both live and recorded. Free nursing CE credits will...

DEA Releases Ohio’s Results for April 2022 Drug Take Back Day

The results are in for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 22nd National Take Back Day held April 30. In Ohio, 266 law enforcement partners participated in this latest effort at 313 collection sites, which yielded 48,767 pounds of medications. More than 754,000 pounds of medications have been collected in the state since the inaugural...

National Aphasia Awareness Month

The National Aphasia Association organizes Aphasia Awareness Month each June to make the public aware that two million people in the United States have aphasia and have lost all or some ability to use words. Learn more about how you and your organization can spread the message here.