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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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AHA Webinar to Discuss Innovation in the Future in Virtual Care

The American Hospital Association will present “Innovation and Practicality Drive the Future of Virtual Care” webinar at 1 p.m. March 24. This webinar will draw on Froedtert, Medical College of Wisconsin health network’s experience and Accenture’s takeaways from other health systems to provide insights on how hospitals...

OHA Provides Monoclonal Antibodies Resources for Health Care Professional

OHA’s Patient Safety & Quality team hosted the “Considerations for Monoclonal Antibody Usage” webinar on Feb. 8 and has archived several resources regarding the webinar for health care professionals, including: Webinar recording Considerations for Monoclonal Antibody Usage slides Monoclonal Antibody Toolkit 

Gov. DeWine Announces COVID-19 Health Equity Website, Communication Resources Available

Gov. Mike DeWine, during a press briefing yesterday, announced the launch of a new health equity website. The page highlights Ohio’s efforts to achieve equity in its pandemic response while also providing resources to help communities, agencies and organizations in the state. The new website includes a Communications Resources Hub that...

OSHRM-SOHA Virtual Spring Conference Registration Now Open

Join members from the Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society for Ohio Health Care Attorneys, as well as risk management professionals and attorneys from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 18 for the virtual spring conference. Gain an understanding of key risk management and legal issues affecting hospitals in 2021. CPHRM credits...

First Steps for Healthy Babies Program to Host ‘Fighting Inequities in Breastfeeding in the Time of COVID-19’ Webinar

The Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program is hosting “Fighting Inequities in Breastfeeding in the Time of COVID-19” webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 25. Representatives from local Ohio breastfeeding support groups will address the racial inequities black and brown breastfeeding mothers face. The session will discuss the...

AHA Releases Updated Resources for Wear A Mask, United Against the Flu Campaigns

The American Hospital Association earlier this week released new resources, including social media messaging and graphics for hospitals and health systems to use to reiterate the importance of getting a flu shot, wearing a mask and practicing good hygiene. The resources include promotion of AHA’s “Forever Grateful” campaign...

Call for Nominations: 2021 OHA Health Care Worker of the Year, Leadership Awards

OHA is accepting nominations through Feb. 26, 2021 for our Health Care Worker of the Year and Health Care Leadership Awards. The awards are presented each year to honor stellar service, exemplary performance and leadership, and excellent personal and organizational accomplishments within the Ohio hospital community.   The Health...

HealthCare.gov Special Enrollment Period Now Open

Special enrollment for the federally facilitated exchange, www.HealthCare.gov, reopened on Feb 15. The enrollment period will run through May 15. The enrollment period was opened again due to the ongoing pandemic. Click here to view health insurance market tips.

Mark your Calendar: careLearning Webinar Set for April 13

OHA invites your health care facility to learn more about the careLearning education management solution at 10 a.m. April 13. In this webinar will focus on gaining practical knowledge of how the careLearning system will help you organize and manage your education. Click here to view the agenda. Email Tom Wegmann to register.  OHA offers...