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Registration Open for OHA’s Annual for Medicare, Medicaid Update

07/21/2017

Hospital executives, in-house counsel, auditors, controllers and reimbursement and patient financial services directors are invited to attend the Medicare and Medicaid in 2018 seminar on Sept. 14 in Columbus.   The agenda includes presentations from nationally-recognized leaders about Medicare payment rules and informative up Read More . . .

OSHHRA Conference Offers Legal, Best Practices Updates for Health Care HR Professionals

07/21/2017

Human resources professionals involved at all levels of health care organizations are invited to attend the Ohio Hospital Association’s Ohio Society of Health Care Human Resources Administrators fall conference Aug. 24-25 at Embassy Suites in Dublin.   Industry experts and hospital representatives will present about a v Read More . . .

Senate Veto Overrides Still Possible in August

07/21/2017

Ohio Senate leaders have scheduled two “if-needed” session dates next month, indicating they haven't ruled out acting on a handful of outstanding vetoes.   The House earlier this month overrode 11 of Gov. John Kasich's 47 line-item vetoes in the biennial budget (HB 49). Those 11 issues now await Senate act Read More . . .

OHA Accepting Applications for 2017 Class of the Ohio Physician Leadership Institute

07/21/2017

OHA is accepting applications from physicians for the Ohio Physician Leadership Institute 2017 class. PLIO is an innovative program providing Ohio physicians a forum to become transformational leaders in clinically-integrated delivery systems across Ohio. Interested physician leaders are encouraged to apply here.   Formed in Read More . . .

Registration Open for Midwest Health Care Forum, Speakers Announced

07/21/2017

 Illinois Public Health Institute, Michigan Public Health Institute, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Health Policy Institute of Ohio and Indiana Family Health Council invites health care professionals to attend the Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health: Partnerships to Build Read More . . .

National Healthcare Engineering Conference Aug. 6-9

07/21/2017

The American Society for Healthcare Engineering invites hospital representatives to attend its annual conference Aug. 6-9 in Indianapolis. The conference schedule features several different educational tracks, including one session highlighting Barnesville Hospital’s efforts to raise its ENERGY STAR score from 19 in 2011 to 99 Read More . . .

Join the Sept. 19 Marketing Attribution Webinar

07/21/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association invites you to join the webinar How Health Care Marketers Can Prove Marketing Attribution Sept. 19 from noon to 1:30 p.m.    Eric Morgan, founder and president of Morgan & Co., will discuss how to establish goals, gather the data you need, and tailor reporting to specific audiences. Read More . . .

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

07/21/2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness recognizes July as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Taking on the challenges of mental health conditions, health coverage and the stigma of mental illness requires all of us. In many communities, Read More . . .

OHA, Ohio Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Quality Improvement Initiatives

07/14/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association’s Institute for Health Innovation has earned the American Hospital Association's 2017 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award Honorable Mention for our collaboration with 100 member hospitals to save lives and reduce health care costs by decreasing sepsis mortality and improving workplace safety Read More . . .

New Hospital Resource Highlights Environmental Best Practices

07/14/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association’s Energy and Sustainability Program teamed up with Practice Greenhealth to publish a collection of environmental leadership case studies highlighting how six hospitals and health systems have achieved success in environmental stewardship.   The collection of case studies desc Read More . . .

Deadline Extended to July 21 for OHA’s Salary, CEO Compensation Surveys

07/14/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association, Ohio Society of Hospital Human Resources Administrators and Integrated Healthcare Strategies (a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.) have teamed up to develop the 2017 OHA Salary Survey and CEO Compensation Survey.   Participants receive a copy of the survey results and a Custom Co Read More . . .

IMD Policy Changes Webinar for Ohio Medicaid Providers July 20

07/14/2017

The Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Mental Health and Addiction Services are hosting a webinar for Ohio Medicaid providers from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on July 20 to discuss the latest Institution for Mental Diseases, or IMD, policy changes that took effect July 1.   Registration is required and can be complete online. For Read More . . .

2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map

07/14/2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week posted an update to the Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map. This map is of projected issuer participation on the Health Insurance Exchanges in 2018 based on the known issuer public announcements through July 12. Participation is expected to fluctuate and does not rep Read More . . .

Revised Senate Health Bill Released

07/14/2017

U.S. Senate Republican leaders have released a revised version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, legislation to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act. An estimate of the impact of the bill from the Congressional Budget Office is expected early next week. Read More . . .

Free Continuing Education on Opioid Prescribing

07/14/2017

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, in partnership with Medscape, is offering a free continuing education activity about opioid prescribing.Continuing Medical Education, American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification and Continuing Education credits are all a Read More . . .

House Votes to Override Vetoes, Medicaid Freeze Not Included

07/07/2017

The Ohio House of Representatives voted Thursday to override 11 of Kasich’s 47 line-item vetoes in the biennial budget (HB 49), but did not vote to override Kasich's veto of the budget bill's freeze on Medicaid expansion enrollment next year.   However, the House has until the end of this General Assembly, Dec. Read More . . .

Search Health Care Job Postings on OHHospitalJobs.com

07/07/2017

Qualified job seekers can browse over 2,000 health care job postings on OHHospitalJobs.com to find employment opportunities in hospitals throughout Ohio. Managed by OHA Solutions, the free, easy-to-use site is updated regularly as new positions become available. “With a few clicks, job seekers can easily po Read More . . .

OHA’s “Larry and Larry” Show for Medicare, Medicaid Updates Set for Sept. 14

07/07/2017

Hospital executives, in-house counsel, auditors, controllers and reimbursement and patient financial services directors are invited to save the date for the Medicare and Medicaid in 2018 seminar on Sept. 14 in Columbus. The agenda includes presentations from two nationally-recognized leaders about Medicare payment rules and inf Read More . . .

Donate Blood Today – Red Cross Facing Blood Shortage

07/07/2017

Facing a critical blood shortage, the American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now. Blood shortages often worsen around Independence Day due to many fewer volunteer-hosted blood drives at places of work, worship or community gathering. Nearly 700 fewer blood d Read More . . .

State Budget Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

06/30/2017

Both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly voted Wednesday to pass Am. Sub. H.B. 49, the 2018-2019 state operating budget, sending it to Gov. John Kasich who will decide by the end of today what to sign and what to veto.   The Senate approved the conference report by a largely party-line vote of 24-8 and House session ended w Read More . . .

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