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Multi-Lingual Communications Tools Available to Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy

OHA has aggregated on our ohiohospitals.org/covid-19 page a catalog of outreach tools for hospitals to use in outreach to tackle vaccine hesitancy. Content is available for us on a variety of platforms – social media, printed posters, video, fact sheets – and in multiple languages and with messaging guidance tailored for specific...

Clinical COVID-19 Vaccine Resources Now Available

OHA's Patient Safety & Quality team is presenting a webinar series on COVID Vaccinations. For upcoming schedules check out OHA's events calendar. Here are recordings and links to the slides and toolkits from the first three webinars. Feb. 26 - "Clinical Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination" RecordingSlidesToolkit...

Join OHA for the ‘2021 BWC Inpatient & Outpatient Hospital Reimbursement and Review of Common Billing Issues’ Webinar

Staff from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will provide an overview of the 2021 BWC inpatient and outpatient hospital reimbursement systems from 10 a.m.- noon March 9. BWC will review the annual changes to its reimbursement policies and impact on Ohio hospitals. In addition, this session will review common billing issues and...

Content Toolkit Available to Support Vaccine-Hesitancy Communications

The Ad Council and national COVID Collaborative launched their COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, “It’s Up To You” with multiple creative assets for hospitals and community groups to leverage on their own channels. More than 300 major brands, media companies, community-based organizations, faith leaders, medical experts and...

OHA 106th Annual Meeting & Education Summit Transitions to Virtual Event

OHA is excited to announce we are launching the 2021 OHA Annual Meeting as a robust and convenient virtual event accessible by all staff and trustees of member hospitals June 7-8. This year’s event will feature: More than 75 educational sessions offering a variety of continuing education creditsTwo keynote presentations from...

Join OHA, ODH for AIM Kickoff Meeting Set for March 4

OHA and Ohio Department of Health will host a virtual Ohio AIM kick-off meeting from noon- 2 p.m. on March 4. OHA and ODH last year announced that Ohio had been accepted to join the national maternal health initiative, the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health, or AIM. All hospitals are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Ohio AIM...

OHA Member Nationwide Children’s to Host Media Training Workshops

Nationwide Children’s is hosting several media training workshops from March to July for public health professionals. Effective communication in public health has never been more important. In today’s crowded media climate, it can be challenging to break through to key target audiences. Learn the skills needed to share research...

BWC to Host ‘Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Through HVAC Improvements’ Webinar March 3

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will host the “Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Through HVAC Improvements” webinar from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. on March 3. This webinar provides valuable information for anyone interested in taking steps to improve their indoor air quality, or IAQ, to reduce COVID-19 transmission. Presenters...

Final COVID Vaccine Town Halls Set for Next Week, Previous Sessions Now Available to Watch

The final two COVID Vaccine Town Halls are set for next Monday and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Ohio departments of Health and Mental Health and Addiction Services, along with CAS and the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives have partnered to host several Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls. The virtual sessions were created to...