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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The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services releases e-Update

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services spotlights the collaboration between Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association’s Pediatric Mental Health Summit attended by more than 700 people in the department’s latest newsletter. The Pediatric Mental Health Summit focused on the topic of...

CDC Promotes National SIDS Awareness Month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sharing tips to parents and caregivers to help reduce sleep-related infant deaths for National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness month. According to the CDC there are around 3,500 sleep related infant deaths a year in the U.S. The CDC will be hosting a Facebook Live discussion on Oct. 16...

2020 Ohio Prevention Conference Call for Proposals is Now Open

The 2020 Ohio Prevention Conference, a joint effort between the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University, has opened the call for proposals for the event. The goal of the OPC is to expand the knowledge for prevention practitioners regarding cutting-edge prevention science...

Save the Date: Final Disease Transmission Prevention Webinar

Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses may earn Category A continuing education credits through one-hour webinars “Prevention of Disease Transmission offered 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The webinar is presented by Eli K. DeLille, BSN, RN, CIC, quality improvement specialist and infection preventionist, Health Services...

Providers Must Report Vaping-Related Pulmonary Cases by Next Business Day

The Ohio Department of Health this week issued a new requirement for health care providers to report to their local health department by the end of the next business day all suspected cases of severe pulmonary disease of unclear etiology when the patient has a history of vaping in the past 90 days. Providers should report all suspected cases to...

Register Now: Risk Management Boot Camp Set for Oct 29

Gain an understanding of the trends and updates that hospitals are facing in risk management. Learn about common cyber threats, social media implications and steps hospitals can take to better protect themselves. Gain a basic understanding of audit trails and HIPPA violations, and the impact of both in litigation. National medical malpractice...

Ohio AAP Offers Adolescent Vaping Trainings Around the State

The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is traveling around the state throughout October and November to share information and intervention tactics regarding adolescent vaping. Attendees will learn how to screen for vaping and receive tools and resources that can used for education. The training sessions are part of the...

Join OHA and OACC for the 2019 Workforce Summit

Register for the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Association of Community Colleges Oct. 16 Workforce Summit to explore workforce needs in health care, discuss new opportunities for hospital and community college partnerships and facilitate networking and collaboration with peers around the state to address the hiring needs of hospitals...

Governor to Unveil Gun Reform Legislation Monday

Gov. Mike DeWine plans to unveil legislation Monday to enact his multi-point plan to reduce gun violence. The governor announced the 17-point plan following the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton. Read more from The Columbus Dispatch here.