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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Women’s Health Webinar Focused on Buprenorphine Waiver Training

Join the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Society of Addiction Medicine at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 for a free online information session specifically for women’s health care providers covering medications and treatments for opioid disorders. Participants will gain an understanding the process of scheduling an...

Oct. 20-26 Is National Health Care Facilities & Engineering Week

American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association is celebrating national health care facilities and engineering week with free webinars throughout the week, social media challenges and themed gifts. Hospitals are encouraged to join in on sharing the importance of facilities management and its impact on hospital...

Lt. Gov. Husted Headlines OHA-OACC Workforce Summit

Nearly 150 representatives from Ohio hospitals and community colleges joined OHA and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges for Wednesday’s Workforce Summit to explore workforce needs in health care. Attendees had the opportunity to hear from Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, who leads Gov. Mike DeWine’s Office of Workforce Transformation...

AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference Registration Open

The American Hospital Association will host the 33rd Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference on Feb. 2-5 in Phoenix. The conference will examine the most significant operational, financial and environmental challenges faced by rural health providers, along with innovative solutions the challenges. Participants wills gain practical tools...

Nominations for OPSI Awards Now Open

The Ohio Patient Safety Institute invites hospitals; health systems; physicians; long term care, outpatient facilities and home health care to submit a nomination for the annual Dr. Frank Dono Best Practice Award by Dec. 31. The best practice award  is presented annually to an individual or organization that has designed and implemented the...

OHA Call for Presentations Now Open for 105th Annual Meeting & Education Summit

OHA invites member hospitals, corporate partners and others interested in presenting at the 105th OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit to complete the 2020 Call for Presentations. The OHA Annual Meeting offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, network with your peers and achieve a better...

Opioid Overdose Dashboard Updated with Q2 Data

OHA’s Opioid Overdose Dashboard has been updated with the data through June 30. The data is derived from the nearly 34 million annual coded hospital encounters in Ohio. The release of per-capita rates by county as well as by market area are intended to assist health policymakers, funders and local collaboratives in their work...

Medicare Enrollment Opens Oct. 15

Open enrollment for Medicare runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Click here to preview the 2020 drug plans and Medicare advantage plans. Click here for a helpful guide for changing coverage that providers can share with patients.

OHA Energy Program Hosting Dayton Area Member Meeting to Discuss Rebates, Resiliency

OHA’s Energy Program and Dayton Power & Light are hosting a meeting for member hospitals in DP&L territory on Tuesday, October 22nd from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Miami Valley Hospital South in conference room 1315. The group will be discussing potential changes to the energy efficiency rebates, recognize the four area Energy Star...