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. 

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

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AHA Reports Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Behavioral Health

Join the American Hospital Association in San Diego July 17-19 for its Leadership Summit featuring senior health care executives, clinicians and experts in the field presenting high-level, transformational strategies and innovative approaches, particularly those that enable health care leaders to remain resilient and respond successfully in...

Apply Now Through July 1 For the Ohio First Steps For Healthy Babies Recognition Program

The deadline for hospitals to submit applications for the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program is April 1. The program, a collaboration between the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health, recognizes maternity centers in Ohio for taking steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization...

Rhyme Announces Partnership with Ohio Hospital Association to Ease the Prior Authorization Burden

Rhyme, the nation’s largest integrated prior authorization network enabling intelligent collaboration between payers and providers, announced a new partnership with Ohio Hospital Association (OHA). “Ohio hospitals face significant workforce challenges and cost pressures that require exploring greater efficiencies in health care...

OHA Members Discuss Pandemic Effects, Future Technology in Forum

OHA members Nationwide Children's Hospital (CEO Timothy Robinson), The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Senior Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Andrew Thomas, MD), OhioHealth (President and CEO Stephen Markovich) and Mount Carmel Health System (President and CEO Lorraine Lutton) participated in a June 8 Columbus...

June Sedgwick Workers' Compensation and Safety Articles Available

OHA corporate partner Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio has released its June workers' compensation (premium installment and true-up reporting for private employers) and safety (developing a safety program) articles. Sedgwick also shared the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's June distance learning opportunities.

Register for Free Online Forensic Nurse Examiner / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training

Forensic Nursing Network and Adult Advocacy Centers are offering free online Forensic Nurse Examiner / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training from August 10-12, 17-19. The training will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a 45-minute lunch break each day. This event offers 46.0 contact hours to attendees. Learn more and register here.

Participate in LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility Training this Pride Month

The Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence is hosting Creating Community - LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility in Practice June 15 (Columbus), June 21 (Cleveland), June 24 (Virtual) and July 12 (Cincinnati) to teach inclusive terminology, skills and the essentialness of culturally humble care for LGBTQ+ communities. Each training is from 9 a.m. to...

Register for June 22 Oral Hygiene as Sepsis Prevention Webinar

Gain an understanding of the close interrelationship between oral health and serious infectious complications, such as sepsis, from 2 to 3 p.m. June 22 during a Sepsis Alliance webinar. “Oral Hygiene as Prevention: Discovering the Links Between Oral Health, Respiratory Infection, and Sepsis” will review the relationships between oral...

June is PTSD Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has organized PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Awareness Month in June to encourage the public to spread the word that effective PTSD treatments are available for veterans and others with the disorder. Participants in the month can make a pledge, register for the virtual walk and take a PTSD self...