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. 

Newswire is a digest of hospital and health care news happening across the state. 

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Columbus Program Prepares Black, African American Students for Careers in Medicine

Laura Espy-Bell, MD, an emergency medicine physician at OhioHealth founded the Made for Medicine Foundation to support Black or African American students in grades 6 through 12 with an interest in medicine. The program is divided into three phases and aims for participants to leave the program with solid preparation and commitment to...

Sepsis Funding, Directives Included in FY23 Federal Budget

Sepsis funding and directives have been included in the $1.7 trillion Omnibus spending bill passed by Congress and signed by President Biden in January. Funds were allocated to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct a comprehensive set of studies that calculate the morbidity, readmission and mortality related to...

Register for AHA '4 Key Drivers for Patient Engagement & Loyalty' Webinar March 9

Join AHA 4 Keys Drivers for Patient Engament and Loyalty" webinar 1:00 p.m on March 9. Attendes will learn the results from Accenture “Health experience: The difference between loyalty and leaving" benchmark survey. From the results attendess will learn how should hospitals invest to improve their experience capabilities. To...

AHA, AMA, ANA Encourages COVID Vaccine, Booster in New PSA

The American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association issued a public service announcement featuring their leaders urging the public to ensure they have their COVID-19 vaccines up to date, including the updated bivalent booster dose when eligible. The PSA emphasizes that COVID-19 vaccines...

OHA Member Kettering Health Unveils CPR Training Kiosk

Kettering Health, in partnership with the American Heart Association, announced a new mobile hands-only CPR training kiosk that will be available to the public. The kiosk offers public hands-only CPR training in five minutes or less. A touchscreen video program with a brief explanation and introduction to hands-only CPR, a practice session, and...

OHA Monthly Sepsis Webinar Set for Feb. 15

OHA's Patient Safety & Quality team hosts monthly educational opportunities for member hospitals and clinical teams to gain insight into new trends and methods to treat sepsis. Join at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Click here for more details.  

2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference Registration Now Open

Join leaders from hospitals, health systems and the public health community for the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference May 16-18 in Minneapolis. Attendees will hear from leading voices in the fight against health inequities sharing the latest insights, ideas and success stories. Learn more and register for the event here.  

Coalition Releases Report to Elevate State's Attention to Oral Health

Oral Health Ohio, a coalition of statewide partners who educate and advocate to improve the state’s oral and overall health, on Feb. 3 released the 2023-2027 State Oral Health Plan, a roadmap for Ohio to elevate oral health to the same priority as overall health.

Register for ‘Student Debt and Health Care Worker Turnover’ Webinar

Join the American Hospital Association for the “Student Debt and Health Care Worker Turnover” webinar at 1 p.m. March 23. Participants will learn about the forces driving the high demand for student loan benefits among health care workers, how current legislative events, such as changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness, are...