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Showcase Quality Initiatives at OHA Summit By April 27

01/19/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association invites member hospitals to showcase quality improvement initiatives at the 11th annual OHA Quality Summit June 6 in Columbus. The Quality Summit is held on the third day of the OHA Annual Meeting and is an event recognizing Ohio hospitals' and health systems’ commitment to evidence-based prac Read More . . .

Proposed Law Infringes on Hospitals’ Staffing Protocols

01/19/2018

In an interview Thursday with NBC4 Columbus, Jim Guliano, RN, vice president of Quality Programs at the Ohio Hospital Association, spoke about the hospital community’s opposition to H.B. 456, new legislation introduced by Ohio Rep. Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) that would prohibit hospitals from requiring nurses to work mandatory Read More . . .

OPSI Launches 2018 Patient Safety Webinar Series

01/19/2018

The Ohio Patient Safety Institute invites hospital representatives from nursing, case management, patient safety, risk management, quality improvement and other related specialties to register for the 2018 Advancing Patient Safety webinar series.   The four-part series will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 8 with the “Transi Read More . . .

For New Year Staffing Needs, Consider OHA Solutions

01/19/2018

Hospitals looking to fill staffing vacancies this new year are encouraged to explore OHA Solutions. Working on hospitals’ behalf, OHA Solutions helps fill long-term assignments, per diem shifts, block booking and temporary-to-permanent shifts.  Last year, OHA Solutions helped hospitals meet needs for 60 categories of tem Read More . . .

OHA Offers ‘Billing Medicaid Managed Care Behavioral Health Services’ Webinar

01/19/2018

Join the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Medicaid from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 for a webinar reviewing “Billing Behavioral Health Services Under Medicaid Managed Care in 2018.”   The webinar is free to OHA members, but registration is required. Click here to register. After registering, you wi Read More . . .

Call for Nominations: AHA Annual Volunteer Program Awards

01/19/2018

The American Hospital Association invites hospitals and health systems to nominate volunteer programs by Feb. 1 for the annual Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence.   The HAVE program was established by AHA’s Board of Trustees to help hospitals attract and retain volunteers by recognizing outstanding contributions o Read More . . .

Registration Begins for Annual Health Symposium March 8-9

01/19/2018

Online registration is open for this year’s annual Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium March 8-9 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The symposium is a free educational opportunity for Ohio's health care providers.   The two-day symposium is in conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of W Read More . . .

AHA Hosts Jan. 25 Webinar on Caring for Victims of Human Trafficking

01/19/2018

The American Hospital Association’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative on Jan. 25 will host the second in a series of webinars led by Holly Austin Gibbs from Dignity Health about human trafficking.   Participants will discuss the importance of using a victim-centered and trauma-informed approach when caring for a vic Read More . . .

New CDC Report Focuses on Safe Sleep for Babies

01/19/2018

Every year there are thousands of sleep-related deaths among babies.   According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies each year.   There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the 1990s, when Read More . . .

Deadline Approaching for 2018 Health Care Awards Nominations

01/12/2018

The Feb. 2 deadline is approaching for Ohio Hospital Association member hospitals to submit nominations for the 2018 Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award and Health Care Leadership Awards. Member hospitals and health systems are encouraged to nominate deserving individuals and organizations whose achievements have e Read More . . .

Hospitals Can Apply Today to Earn Healthy Babies Program Recognition

01/12/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program, in partnership with the Ohio Breastfeeding Alliance and Ohio Lactation Consultants Association, invites member hospitals to apply by Feb. 16 for 2018 Bag Free recognition. This designation recognizes facilities that do not provide any formula company- Read More . . .

Apply Today: Limited Spots Remain for 2018 Ohio Physician Leadership Institute Class

01/12/2018

There are a few seats remaining for the Ohio Physician Leadership Institute 2018 class and physicians are encouraged to apply. PLIO is an innovative program providing Ohio physicians a forum to become transformational leaders in clinically-integrated delivery systems across Ohio.   One cure to physician burnout and a means of Read More . . .

Cincinnati Children’s Offers P-SANE Training, Earn Contact Hours

01/12/2018

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center invites registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses to register for the Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Feb. 26 to March 2 in Cincinnati.   This course will provide trainees with foundational knowledge specific to the Pediatric Forensic Evaluat Read More . . .

Save the Dates for Society Spring Conferences

01/12/2018

Two OHA professional societies are hosting spring conferences in Columbus. Risk managers, health care attorneys and occupational health professionals are encouraged to attend:   Ohio Society for Health Care Risk Managers/Society for Healthcare Attorneys – March 23 at Blackwell InnSociety for Ohio Occupational Health Pro Read More . . .

Roll Up Your Sleeves: Save Lives During National Blood Donor Month

01/12/2018

The American Red Cross issued an urgent call this week for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now to help address a winter blood donation shortage. Platelet and type O negative and B negative blood donations are critically needed right now.   Severe winter weather with snow storms and frigid temperatures has Read More . . .

OHA Names 2018 Committee Chairs; OHA Thanks Outgoing Leaders

01/05/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association committees and task forces help guide OHA’s positions on various health care topics. Incoming committee chairs include:   Nan Woldin, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center –Admitting, Billing & Collection CommitteePhilip Ennen, Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers – OHA I Read More . . .

Hubbs, Webb Appointed to AHA Regional Policy Board

01/05/2018

Former Ohio Hospital Association Board Chairs Chip Hubbs and Kevin Webb will represent Ohio hospitals on the Regional Policy Board of the American Hospital Association. Hubbs, OHA board chair in 2015 and president and CEO of Memorial Health in Marysville, this month begins his three-year term as a delegate to the American Hospital A Read More . . .

AEP Program Features Low-Cost Initiatives, Immediate Cost Savings

01/05/2018

Hospitals in the AEP Ohio service territory are eligible to participate in the Continuous Energy Improvement program. This free program brings together local stakeholders for monthly workshops focused on low-cost initiatives to reduce energy usage, maintain costs and increase productivity. Participants will receive an energy savings Read More . . .

Reserve Your Spot at Rural Health Policy Institute by Jan. 12 for Savings

01/05/2018

Join the National Rural Health Association along with more than 500 rural health advocates from across the nation for the Rural Health Policy Institute, Feb. 6-8 in Washington, D.C. Register online or fill out a PDF form for NRHA's Rural Health Policy Institute before Jan. 12 to save up to $200. At Read More . . .

HealthCare.gov Enrollment Reaches 8.7 Million

01/05/2018

More than 8.7 million people, including 230,127 Ohioans, selected a 2018 health plan, or were automatically re-enrolled in a plan, during open enrollment at HealthCare.gov, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported last week.   The report updates the agency's previous estimate, which did not include consum Read More . . .

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