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Submit OHA Annual Meeting Evaluations by July 11 for CE Credits

06/15/2018

For those who attended the OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit, handouts from the conference and the continuing education credit documentation are available online.  Applying for CE Credits? The website listing for each session has a link to the post-session evaluations. Click the Evaluations link, provide your contact i Read More . . .

July 1 Deadline Approaching for Next Round of Recognition through First Steps Program

06/15/2018

Applications for the next round of recognition through the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program are due July 1. Maternity centers in Ohio that are taking steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization are encouraged to apply.   Through the program, hospitals earn one star for every two steps Read More . . .

OONE Accepting Nominations for 2018 Nursing Leadership Awards

06/15/2018

The Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives is accepting nominations through Aug. 31 for the 2018 Aspiring Nurse Leader and 2018 Nursing Leadership Awards. The awards recognize emerging nurse leaders who demonstrate outstanding leadership, possess a desire to advance and progress professionally, inspire others and support projects and Read More . . .

Spike Out Sepsis June 23 in Columbus

06/15/2018

The 10th annual Spike Out Sepsis sand volleyball tournament is set for 11 a.m. June 23 in Columbus. With courts sponsored by the Ohio Hospital Association and OhioHealth, the event aims to raise awareness and funds for Sepsis Alliance. There are several sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available for businesses and individuals Read More . . .

AEP to Begin Offering Rebates for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

06/15/2018

Hospitals located in AEP Ohio’s service territory will be eligible to apply for rebates that can cover a significant portion of the equipment and setup of electric vehicle charging stations. As part of a recent Public Utilities Commission of Ohio case, AEP Ohio agreed to spend $10 million to establish an electric vehicle suppl Read More . . .

Register Today for Clearwater Compliance Cyber Risk Webinar

06/15/2018

OHA Corporate Partner Clearwater Compliance invites hospital leaders to register for a free cybersecurity webinar at 11 a.m. June 28. The “Managing Cyber Risk Right” webinar is not a nuts and bolts discussion of malware, firewalls and black hat hackers, nor a lawyer’s paragraph by subparagraph deep dive, but rather Read More . . .

OHA Recognizes Ohio Health Care Workers, Hospitals at Annual Meeting

06/08/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association presented more than 30 statewide awards this week at our annual meeting in Columbus. More than 1,300 hospital employees, health care leaders and OHA corporate partners attended, exploring programming in 13 educational tracks, earning continuing education credits and networking with peers from around the Read More . . .

View Photos from OHA Annual Meeting

06/08/2018

Photos from the award events at the Annual Meeting can be found here. Feel free to download the images, share them with friends and family on your social pages, or use the files to order your prints from your favorite printer (Walmart, Shutterfly, etc.). Read More . . .

ACHE Honors Members at OHA 2018 Annual Meeting

06/08/2018

The American College of Healthcare Executives for Ohio held its annual awards presentation ceremony Wednesday during the OHA Annual Meeting Quality Summit at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Awards were presented by Chip Washienko, ACHE Regent for Ohio, and Sara Johnson, FACHE, director of Executive Education, clinical assistant profe Read More . . .

OHA Presents New Webinar Series on Diagnostic Errors

06/08/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association invites health care providers, hospital leaders, nurse leaders, physicians and social workers to participate at 11:30 a.m. July 18 in the “The Impact of Cognitive Bias on Diagnostic Failure” webinar. This is the first of a seven-part series.   The six subsequent webinars are scheduled Read More . . .

Registration Now Open for Medicare 101 Training

06/08/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association and Florida Hospital Association are teaming up to present a comprehensive review of Medicare provider reimbursement systems and cost reporting July 26 in Columbus. The popular annual “Medicare 101” seminar is designed for trustees and hospital employees who are new to health care facility f Read More . . .

Rep. Ryan Smith Elected House Speaker

06/08/2018

The Ohio House on Wednesday elected Rep. Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) to serve as speaker for the remainder of the 132nd General Assembly.   Smith’s election came on the 11th ballot and followed weeks of discussion on how – and whether – the chamber would elect a successor to former Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who Read More . . .

Reminder: Submit OHA Annual Meeting Evaluations by July 11 for CE Credits

06/08/2018

For those who attend the OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit, handouts from the conference and the continuing education documentation are available online.  Applying for CE Credits? The app and website offer a link to the post-session evaluations for all sessions. Click the link, provide your contact information and feed Read More . . .

Raise Awareness During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

06/08/2018

As recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association, June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Worldwide, 47 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, including 5.4 million Americans and 210,000 Ohioans. More than 596,000 Ohioans act as unpaid caregivers to those individuals. The Alzheimer&rsqu Read More . . .

Annual Meeting Presentations Available Online

06/01/2018

For the convenience of guests attending the OHA Annual Meeting next week, the presentations and handouts for the conference sessions are posted at ohiohospitals.org/app. New presentations will be added as they are received.  Applying for CE Credits? The app and website offer a link to the post-session evaluations for all Read More . . .

OHA Earns National Recognition for Sepsis Mortality, 30-Day Readmissions Initiatives

06/01/2018

The American Hospital Association this week announced the Ohio Hospital Association Institute for Health Innovation as an honorable mention for the 2018 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership. OHA earned the award for our collaboration with member hospitals to reduce Ohio’s sepsis mortality and Read More . . .

Evaluate Safety Performance with OHA Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Program

06/01/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s Safety Leadership Council invites member hospitals to sign up for the 2018 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Service. More than 90 hospitals took advantage of the service in 2017 to evaluate safety performance and to promote best practices for employee safety management. RiskControl Read More . . .

New Ohio Hospital Law Handbook Available for Download

06/01/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s 2018 Ohio Hospital Law Handbook is available for OHA members to download.   The OHA Hospital Law Handbook is a comprehensive listing of Ohio statutes and regulations commonly used by hospital administrators and legal counsel. The handbook does not explain the statutes and regulations, but Read More . . .

Registration Still Open for June 14 Patient Safety Webinar

06/01/2018

Join the Ohio Patient Safety Institute for the 2018 Advancing Patient Safety series webinar at 11:30 a.m. June 14. Representatives from OhioHealth Grant Medical Center will discuss identifying actions based on risk to reduce self-harm.   The date and topic for the final webinar in the series, “I Read More . . .

Man Up for Men’s Health Month

06/01/2018

Anchored by a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month in June is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encoura Read More . . .

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