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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Register for Oct. 19 Obstetrical Sepsis Awareness Webcast

Join OHA for the October Sepsis Initiative Webcast discussing key aspects of obstetrical sepsis awareness. The webcast will feature Tiffany Messerall, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, Evidence-Based Practice Lead, OhioHealth David P. Blom Administrative Campus. Registration is not required. CE credits are available. Click here to learn more. 

UH Parma Medical Center Honored for Exemplary Environmental Excellence

OHA member University Hospitals Parma Medical Center maintained its perch as a leader in environmental excellence by placing in the top tier of more than 1,000 health care facilities across the country, honored by Practice Greenhealth as a Partner for Change. The nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in...

Tickets Still Available for CBJ Health Care Appreciation Games

Join the Columbus Blue Jackets for Health Care Appreciation Nights at Nationwide Arena on Nov. 20 or Dec. 9. Each health care professional will receive a free ticket with the purchase of at least one specially priced ticket. Each ticket comes with an exclusive Healthcare Appreciation gift. For more information on the offer and to reserve your...

Workers Compensation, Safety Articles Available to Download

OHA corporate partner Sedgewick has released two articles centered around worker’s compensation and safety for the month of October. The articles include information about estimating payroll for workers’ compensation premium and the hierarchy of hazard control, a key piece to workplace safety.

Save the Date: 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference May 16-18

Save the date for AHA “Accerlerating Healthy Equity Conference” set for May 16-18 in Minneapolis. The conference will focus on addressing barriers the prevent access to high quality care and improved health outcomes. At the conference you will hear from leading voices in the fight against health inequities sharing the latest insights...

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition in the United States, affecting approximately one in every 772 babies. Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. The National Down Syndrome Society, NDSS, released resources for Down Syndrome...

Register Today for OHA Society Fall Conferences

Register for the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management Conference Nov.4 at Embassy Suites. Participants will gain an understanding of key facility management issues affecting hospitals today. OHA will be applying for ASHE continuing education credits. To learn more and register click here. Register...

National Plan for Health Care Worker Well-Being Now Available

The National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience released its National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being. The plan identifies goals and actions to help health care leaders, educators, governing boards, payers and federal agencies achieve health workforce well-being across seven priority areas...

2023 AHA Quest for Quality Prize Accepting Applications Through Oct. 21

Apply for American Hospital Association’s 2023 Quest for Quality prize, which recognizes health care leadership and innovation in improving quality and advancing health. Applications are due Oct. 21. Click here for details.