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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Save the Date for the Fall Impact Ohio Regional Conferences

OHA is one of several sponsors for the upcoming Impact Ohio regional conferences. The events are a way for communities across Ohio to focus on local issues important to them. Plans are underway to resume in-person events this fall. Toledo Regional Conference – Sept. 17Mahoning Valley Regional Conference – Oct. 1 Dayton...

Ohio TechCred Enrollment Period Closes Aug. 31

Ohio's TechCred program offers employers, including hospitals, up to $2,000 in reimbursement for every technology-focused credential earned by an employee, up to $30,000 per employer per application period. The current TechCred application period closes Aug. 31.Through TechCred, businesses can prepare their workers with the skills needed to...

OHA Members, OhioMHAS to Host Annual Suicide Prevention Conference Sept. 9-10

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, in partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services will host the eighth Annual Suicide Prevention Conference. The conference set for Sept. 9-10 will discuss suicide prevention in the midst of social disruption. The conference...

Register Today for September Coding Webinars

The American Hospital Association’s coding clinic will host two webinars to share insight on the fiscal year 2022 updates to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and ICD-10-PCS codes and Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting effective Oct. 1. Part 1 of the webinar series is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 16 with part 2...

SHSMD to Host In-Person, Virtual Connections Conference

The Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development Connections will host a two-part conference, starting with an in-person event in San Antonio Sept. 19-21 followed by a virtual conference set for Oct. 20-21. This conference allows attendees to view the future in a new light, finding change out of adversity and nimbly executing new...

ODH Released Ovarian Cancer Stats & Fact Resource

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing ovarian cancer statistics and facts from across the state of Ohio. ODH shared this factsheet as part of its Comprehensive Cancer Control Program which is an integrated approach to reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer by preventing it. According to ODH, in 2018 709 cases of ovarian cancer were...

Naloxone Units, Stipends Available in Honor of Ohio Overdose Awareness Day

In support of Ohio Overdose Awareness Day and Recovery Month this September – RecoveryOhio, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services are partnering to offer naloxone, stipends to facilitate overdose awareness and naloxone distribution events in your local community, and a partner toolkit...

New Report: Ohio Hospitals Contribute $93.5 Billion Annually to State’s Economy

The power of our unified membership voice is reflected in the economic impact of Ohio’s hospital community. OHA has published our annual economic impact summary, which reports Ohio hospitals contribute $93.5 billion annually to our state’s economy. Based on the April 2021 Bureau of Labor Statistics employment figures, Ohio...

Nationwide Children’s to Host Population Health Summit Sept. 22-23

OHA member Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the Center for Community Investment, will host the “From Roadmap to Reality: Implementation Strategies for Upstream Investments in Community Health” virtual summit Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. and Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. The summit will bring together some of the nation’s...