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. 

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

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Nov. 25 is National Family Health History Day

On Nov. 25, National Family Health History Day and Thanksgiving, the CDC is encouraging Americans to learn their family health history risk and act on it. Starting a conversation about family health history benefits the health of the whole family. Read how to collect and act on your family health history here.

OHA Releases 1st Member Value Proposition Campaign Toolkit Focused on Workforce

OHA is creating communications toolkits for our member hospitals to share the value messages of the Ohio hospital community in their local and regional outreach. Ohio hospitals are cornerstones of the communities they serve. The toolkits, with elements that can be customized and branded to your organization, will be produced monthly by OHA...

Mark Your Calendars: Healing Ohio Together Ceremony Set for Nov. 30

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...

Nurse Leaders to Engage Policymakers through Virtual Statehouse Visits

Representatives of the Ohio Organization for Nursing Leadership, or OONL, are participating in a virtual advocacy day at the Statehouse on today, meeting with key members of the House and Senate Health committees to share their personal experiences in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss challenges...

First Lady Fran DeWine Visits Kettering Health’s Soin Medical Center

Fran DeWine visited OHA Member Kettering Health’s Soin Medical Center Wednesday to thank its leadership and staff members for enrolling newborns in the Ohio Governor's Imagination Library. The literacy program, inspired by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, sends new books each month to...

Changes to Medicaid Managed Care Support for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Changes have been made to Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Plans’, or MCPs’, support for COVID-19 vaccinations for the rest of 2021. The $100 vaccination administration fee for first COVID-19 doses has been expanded to all doses delivered between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31. Since vaccines are now approved for those age 5 and...

AHA’s Advancing Care Conference is March 7-9, 2022

The American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation’s Advancing Care Conference is set for March 7-9, 2022, in Chicago. The conference will equip attendees with custom strategies and an actionable plan to tackle challenges. Attendees of this in-person interactive experience can expect to shape their...

Health Equity Resource Toolkits Now Available

To support hospitals and health systems on their journey to strengthen health equity, the American Hospital Association’s, or AHA’s, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has prepared new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps.    ...

OHA to Host Healing Ohio Together Ceremony to Honor Ohio’s Hospital Caregivers

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...