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. 

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2020 Virtual Trade Show Featuring OHA Corporate Partners Set for Nov. 20

Join OHA Nov. 20 for a virtual trade show featuring over 50 corporate partners to learn more about new and advancing services for hospitals. The trade show will be made available in next week’s edition of Ohio Hospital Newswire and on our website at ohiohospitals.org. OHA corporate partners specialize in services across the spectrum of...

OHA Member Fairfield Medical Center Heart Care Team Recognizes First Responders

The members of Fairfield Medical Center’s cardiac and emergency response team are on a mission to honor the first responders across the southeast region of Ohio. Fairfield Medical Center recognizes the local emergency medical services teams as the first line of defense in serving the public and their relationship with FMC’s Emergency...

OhioHealth Partners with Lutheran Social Services to Serve Central Ohio Homeless Communities

OHA member OhioHealth and Lutheran Social Services have partnered together to open the Lutheran Social Services' Faith Mission homeless shelter in downtown Columbus to serve homeless patients discharged from an OhioHealth hospital as they recover from illnesses or surgeries. The 16-bed center will also help patients secure housing...

AHA to Host Value-Based Care Webinar in Early December

The American Hospital Association will host an online learning webinar at 1p.m., Dec. 3, focused on succeeding with value-based care in today’s reality. This webinar will focus on how a collaborative approach can offer experiences and tools needed to help pave the way to value in health systems.     Presenters include Ray...

ODH Releases Lung, Bronchus Cancer Fact Sheet

The Ohio Department of Health recently released a fact sheet about lung and bronchus cancer. According to the fact sheet, more than 10,000 men and women in Ohio will be diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer in 2020, with men leading the incidence rate by 36%.   The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends CT screening for lung...

OHA Wins BizTech Award for Nonprofit of the Year

OHA was recognized as the “Nonprofit of the Year” by Columbus Business First’s annual BizTech Awards for 2020. This year, companies and organizations were recognized for innovation and technological efforts to continue virtual operations of business through the pandemic and new dynamics of working from home. Learn more...

DeWine Names OHA Member to New ODH Leadership Group, Calls for Community Collaborations to Fight COVID Spike

Gov. Mike DeWine yesterday named an OHA member to be his chief adviser on medical issues as the governor restructured the Ohio Department of Health. Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, chief medical officer of OhioHealth, will become the chief medical officer at ODH, while Stephanie McCloud Stephanie McCloud will take over as health...

OHA Health Care Leadership Award Virtual Ceremony Set for Nov. 13

OHA will announce and celebrate the recipients of our annual Health Care Leadership Awards during a virtual celebration at noon on Friday, Nov. 13 through OHA’s YouTube Channel. We are offering this event virtually to adhere to social distancing and mass gathering restrictions, and to allow the community to join together to celebrate the...

Tune in Nov. 20 for Updates on Offerings from OHA Corporate Partners

Join OHA Nov. 20 for a virtual trade show featuring over 50 corporate partners. See the virtual trade show on OHA’s website at ohiohospitals.org. OHA corporate partners specialize in services across the spectrum of industries operating in health care delivery that include hospital management, finance and more. Our corporate partners also...