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Showcase Your Hospital’s Innovations, Successful Strategies at the 2019 OHA Annual Meeting

09/14/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association is seeking dynamic and engaging presentations to educate health care professionals and motivate the pursuit of excellence for the 2019 OHA Annual Meeting June 3-5 in Columbus. Representatives from member hospitals and health systems, related organizations and OHA Corporate Partners are invited to comple Read More . . .

CMS Awards Six-Month Extension to OHA HIIN Contract

09/14/2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week awarded a six-month extension to the Ohio Hospital Association’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network contract. With this extension to March 28, 2019, OHA will build on current successes of the initial three-year contract through continued focus on reducing health c Read More . . .

Limited Spots Available for Mock Trial Session

09/14/2018

Health care risk managers, hospital attorneys, directors of quality management, compliance officers, nurses, allied health professionals and physicians are invited to join the Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio Society of Health Care Risk Mangers for a mock trial session from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Ohio Union at Ohio S Read More . . .

OSHFM Still Accepting Nominations for Facilities Management Leadership Award

09/14/2018

Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management members may submit nominations through Oct. 1 for the 2018 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 engine Read More . . .

Last Chance to Register for OHA’s Sept. 20 Medicare, Medicaid Update Seminar

09/14/2018

Hospital executives, in-house counsel, auditors, controllers and reimbursement and patient financial services team members are invited to attend the “Medicare and Medicaid in 2019” seminar Sept. 20 in Columbus.   This seminar is presented each fall to update hospital representatives on federal health care legislat Read More . . .

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15

09/14/2018

As the 2019 Medicare open enrollment period approaches, Jillian Froment, director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, is encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to review their drug and health insurance coverage options and select a plan that fits their needs and budget.   The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, a d Read More . . .

Reserve Your Spot for Statewide Healthy Equity Training Conference Sept. 26-27

09/14/2018

Join the Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence for the 15th Annual Statewide Conference “Building Capacity to Advance Health Equity” Sept. 26-27 at Creekside Conference and Event Center in Gahanna.   The conference will feature a two-part plenary panel on “Disrupting Inequity: Unpacking Implicit Bias Read More . . .

CDC Report: Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes

09/14/2018

Heart attacks and strokes can be catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Heart disease and stroke are preventable, yet they remain leading causes of death, disability and health care spending in the United States. Alarmingly, many of these events happen to adults ages 35-64—over 800,000 in 2016.   Ac Read More . . .

Sepsis Awareness Month - Know the Signs of Sepsis

09/07/2018

Gov. John Kasich declared September as Sepsis Awareness Month. The observance provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the life-threatening condition that affects more than 41,000 Ohio patients each year. OHA is leading a statewide sepsis mortality reduction initiative to improve early recognition and treatment of sepsis. S Read More . . .

Registration Open for Statewide Nurse Executives Conference

09/07/2018

The Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives invites members and Ohio nurse executives to attend the fall conference Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 in Dublin. The conference schedule includes a pre-conference event on Oct. 31, a day-and-a-half of educational programming and the OONE awards ceremony.   The conference agenda features time Read More . . .

OHA Convenes Member Meeting with DP&L Sept. 27

09/07/2018

Join Dayton Power & Light and the Ohio Hospital Association’s Energy & Sustainability Program at 9 a.m. Sept. 27 for a discussion about hospital’s energy needs and the newly available enhanced rebates.   Attendees will discuss hospital success stories, best practices and new rebates available for DP&L Read More . . .

Oct. 1 Deadline Approaching for Next Round of First Steps Recognition

09/07/2018

Applications for the next round of recognition through the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program are due Oct. 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 achieved Read More . . .

Reserve Hotel Rooms by Sept. 14 for Physician Recruiter Annual Educational Conference

09/07/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters invite you to attend the ONPR Annual Educational Conference Oct. 4-5 at Columbus Hilton at Easton. The two-day conference offers timely takeaways, networking opportunities and educational sessions. Rooms have been blocked for the night of Oct. 4 at the Hilton at Read More . . .

Registration Open for Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality Conference, Continuing Education Credits Available

09/07/2018

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital invites you to attend the pre-conference to the Ohio Infant Mortality Summit, “Eliminating the Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: Taking Action for Equity,” Dec. 11 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.   Breastfeeding positively impacts the life c Read More . . .

September is National Preparedness Month

09/07/2018

September is National Preparedness Month and it provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme is Disasters Happen, Prepare Now, Learn How. Fewer than half of Americans have taken the time to plan what they will do if there is an emergency Read More . . .

Registration Now Open for Physician Recruiter Annual Educational Conference

08/31/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters invite you to attend the ONPR Annual Educational Conference Oct. 4-5 at Columbus Hilton at Easton. The two-day conference offers timely takeaways, networking opportunities and educational sessions.   The conference agenda features expert presentations on a Read More . . .

Oct. 1 Deadline Approaching for Facilities Management Leadership Award

08/31/2018

Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management members may submit nominations through Oct. 1 for the 2018 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 engine Read More . . .

AHA Opens Quest for Quality Prize Application Period

08/31/2018

The American Hospital Association is accepting applications for the 2019 AHA Quest for Quality Prize. This award recognizes health care leadership and innovation in improving quality and advancing health in communities.   The goals of this award are to: Raise awareness of the value of a hospital-wide/system-wide commitment t Read More . . .

Ohio AAP Offers Free Infant Mortality Reduction Educational Opportunities

08/31/2018

The Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics in collaboration with the March of Dimes will present three regional trainings around Ohio on how pediatricians, family physicians and others who provide health care to families of infants can help prevent infant mortality by addressing risk factors between and before pregnancies.   Par Read More . . .

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

08/31/2018

Hospital executives, in-house counsel, auditors, controllers and reimbursement and patient financial services team members are invited to attend the “Medicare and Medicaid in 2019” seminar Sept. 20 in Columbus.   This seminar is presented each fall to update hospital representatives on federal health care legislat Read More . . .

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