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Governor Appoints OHA VP to State Board

08/18/2017

Gov. John Kasich this week appointed OHA Vice President of Clinical and Physician Affairs Paul Hicks, MD, to the Medical Quality Foundation Board. The Medical Quality Foundation Board is a nonprofit corporation that supports programs designed to improve the quality of graduate medical education, risk management and quality assurance Read More . . .

ODM, MyCare Ohio Offer Regional Behavioral Health Redesign Forums

08/18/2017

Ohio Department of Medicaid and MyCare Ohio managed care plans are hosting regional forums for behavioral health providers to present updates on preparations for Behavioral Health Redesign and Managed Care integration.   This is an opportunity for BH providers to get specific information, ask technical questions and to meet k Read More . . .

Sept. 1 Deadline Approaching for OONE Award Nominations

08/18/2017

The Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives invites nominations by Sept. 1 for the 2017 Nursing Leadership Award. The award recognizes emerging nurse leaders who demonstrate outstanding leadership, possess a desire to advance and progress professionally, inspire others and support projects and initiatives outside the clinical realm. Read More . . .

Nomination Deadline Sept. 29 for Facilities Management Leadership Award

08/18/2017

Ohio Society for Healthcare Facilities Management members may submit nominations through Sept. 29 for the 2017 Eagle Award. The Eagle Award is presented annually to a facility manager or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding performance and leadership and made significant contributions in energy efficiency, health care engin Read More . . .

OSHFM Seeking Board Candidates

08/18/2017

The Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management invites OSHFM members to expand their involvement and provide leadership by serving on the OSHFM Board.    The society was formed by OHA in 1983 and currently has more than 200 members. Its mission is to advance the development of hospital engineering, security Read More . . .

AAP Sponsors Free Continuing Education Opportunity for Pediatricians

08/18/2017

Join the American Academy of Pediatrics Aug. 23 from 1-2 p.m. for a free webinar focused on identifying infants at-risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome. The goal of this webinar is to train pediatricians in evidence-based practices to prevent, identify, and treat neonatal abstinence syndrome.   In 2012, the AAP Committee on Read More . . .

STEADY U Ohio Sponsors Annual Falls Prevention Event in September

08/18/2017

To raise awareness of older adult falls and the many ways to prevent them, the STEADY U Ohio initiative is sponsoring the annual event, 10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls, Sept. 22   One in three Ohioans age 60 and older will fall this year, and for many of them, that fall could lead to a life-changing injury. However, falls a Read More . . .

OHA’s Environmental Leadership Council Invites New Members

08/11/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association Environmental Leadership Council is seeking new members. The ELC leads Ohio hospitals toward the goals of environmental sustainability, regulatory compliance, energy efficiency and pollution prevention, all of which will result in healthier hospital workforces and communities.    Over the ne Read More . . .

OHA Offers Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Workshop

08/11/2017

Representatives from member hospitals participating in the OHA Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Program are invited to register and reserve a seat for the 2017 workshop Sept. 8 at OHA’s office in Columbus.   Using the results from the OHA Benchmarking Report and the OHA Hospital Improvement Innovation Network pr Read More . . .

Still Time to Register for Health Care HR Professionals Fall Conference

08/11/2017

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 . . .

OHA Welcomes 7 New Corporate Partners

08/11/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association introduces seven new Corporate Partners. Their participation in this partnership demonstrates a commitment to provide superior service in the health care industry.   Please welcome our new partners:  BlueMark is a specialized software developer providing expert solutions for health care Read More . . .

Earn CE Credits at Risk Managers, Health Care Attorneys Fall Conference

08/11/2017

The Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Managers and the Society of Ohio Health Care Attorneys are teaming up to present a fall conference Sept. 29 at the Blackwell in Columbus. The conference offers a robust agenda and provides a forum for networking, continuing education credit and information exchange among Ohio’s health care Read More . . .

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis National Emergency

08/11/2017

Building upon the recommendations in the interim report from the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, President Donald Trump has instructed his Administration to use all appropriate emergency and other authorities to respond to the crisis caused by the opioid epidemic. In a statement, Heal Read More . . .

Annual Colloquium Highlights Ohio Health Care Leaders

08/04/2017

The Ohio Hospital Association invites you to join Mike Abrams, OHA president and CEO, at the annual Ohio Wesleyan University Sagan National Colloquium on Sept. 19. Abrams will present on global health challenges for the 21st Century. Each year, the event spotlights an issue of enduring concern in the liberal arts students as well a Read More . . .

Enhanced AEP Rebates Available for OHA Members Investing in Energy Savings; Apply Now

08/04/2017

OHA member hospitals served by AEP can save money three ways—reduce energy costs, offset new equipment costs with utility rebates and save even more with enhanced rebates for OHA members. Ohio hospitals serviced by AEP are encouraged to apply by Oct. 31 to qualify for the more than $300,000 remaining in this year’s pool Read More . . .

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Register for OHA’s Annual for Medicare, Medicaid Update Seminar

08/04/2017

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 updates ab Read More . . .

2017 Pediatric Mental Health Symposium

08/04/2017

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is hosting the 2017 Pediatric Mental Health Symposium Sept. 11 at Great Wolf Lodge in Mason. The symposium raises awareness of current mental health trends and their impact. Previous topics have included anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and ADHD. In addition to breakout se Read More . . .

AHA Report Highlights Innovative Telehealth Programs

08/04/2017

Hospitals and health systems are using telehealth to expand access to care, improve outcomes for patients and reduce costs, according to a report released at the AHA Leadership Summit July 27-29 in San Diego. The report shows how seven hospitals and health systems are using telehealth to expand access to opioid recovery programs, ea Read More . . .

Plan to Attend Sept. 19 Marketing Attribution Webinar

08/04/2017

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. He will offer tips Read More . . .

Ready for School? Make Sure Vaccine Records Are Up to Date

08/04/2017

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention observes August as National Immunization Awareness Month and encourages parents and guardians to make sure kids are up to date on their vaccines prior to heading back to school. According to CDC, vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens f Read More . . .

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