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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NRHA Webinar to Feature OHA Member, Discuss 340B Program

OHA Member ProMedica Health System's 340B Program Manager Christopher Tribath and Boone County Health System's Director of Pharmacy Sondra Donald will present with Lisa Scholz of Sentry Data Systems around the recent obstacles for the 340B program, including industry updates, what is happening with pharmacy benefit managers and...

Deadline Approaching: Submit 2022 Annual Meeting Presentation Proposals by Dec. 31

OHA is seeking dynamic and engaging presentations to educate health care professionals and motivate the pursuit of excellence for the 2022 Annual Meeting. OHA invites member hospitals, corporate partners and others interested in presenting at the 107th OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit to complete the 2022 call for presentations by Dec...

Forensic Nurse Examiner, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Offered in February

Join the Forensic Nursing Network and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence in February for six days of live online training with statewide and national speakers. Participants will learn how to work with the sexual assault response team, patients that have experienced traumatic events, the legal process and court testimony and much more. All...

December is Safe Toys, Gift Month

According to the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission, 226,100 toy-related injuries were treated by hospital emergency rooms in 2018. Prevent Blindness America encourages everyone to consider if the toys they wish to give suits the age and individual skills and abilities of the child who will receive it, especially for infants and children...

Ohio Opioid Education Alliance, RecoveryOhio Announce Statewide “Beat the Stigma” Initiative

The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance and RecoveryOhio last week announced the statewide “Beat the Stigma” initiative that will begin with 30-second video ads featuring a fictional game show. The campaign, which will appear on TV, streaming services, radio, outdoor advertising and digital media, urges Ohioans to “challenge what...

Healing Ohio Together Ceremony to Feature Gov. DeWine, Hospital Leaders

The Ohio Hospital Association’s annual recognition of hospital caregivers and leadership achievements is a time-honored tradition, and this year we are shifting our 2021 awards program to honor ALL Ohio hospital heroes in a very special way.  We invite you to mark your calendars for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 when we will host the...

ODH Flu Season Toolkit & State Dashboard Available

The Ohio Department of Health tracks seasonal influenza activity on a weekly basis throughout the year. ODH monitors circulating flu viruses and other related data sources and provides weekly summaries of influenza activity from October (Week 40) through May (Week 20). The first week of the new calendar year is indicated by "Week 1."...

AHA “Rethinking your Laboratory Strategy” Webinar Set for Dec. 7

Attend the “Rethinking your Laboratory Strategy” AHA Webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 to uncover the hidden costs and opportunities within your lab operations. Michael Lukas, vice president and general manager at Quest Diagnostics, will speak on how health care organizations can meet the needs of hospital labs by enabling hospitals to...

Registration Open for OHA Diversity in Leadership: Mentorship Series 

OHA’s 2-part series for leaders and emerging leaders from underrepresented groups is set for noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 21. The OHA Board of Trustees is focused on increasing diversity in health care leadership throughout the state. This series of networking and professional education sessions is available at no cost for all members. ...