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Call for Nominations: 2018 Eagle Award for Facility Managers

07/13/2018

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 . . .

Tune-In for OHA’s July 18 Sepsis Webinar

07/13/2018

Thomas Heymann, MBA, president and executive director, Sepsis Alliance, and Chrissie Blackburn, MHA, principal advisor, Patient and Family Engagement, University Hospitals, will join the Ohio Hospital Association from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 18 for the monthly Statewide Sepsis Initiative webinar and education call.   Th Read More . . .

OHA Presents Free Webinar Series on Diagnostic Errors

07/13/2018

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 free seven-part series.   The six subsequent webinars are sche Read More . . .

Promote Hospital News in OHA’s Hospital Happenings

07/13/2018

Ohio hospitals are encouraged to submit major news items to OHA for the “Hospital Happenings” section of weekly communications. Stories should focus on executive changes, new building projects, innovative efforts and programs, personnel or award recognition or other important developments at your hospital or system. News Read More . . .

OHA Energy Program Offers Special Energy Procurement Update Webinar

07/13/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association Energy & Sustainability Program invites OHA members to join in at 11 a.m. Aug. 1 for an energy update webinar featuring energy procurement partner Constellation Energy. This webinar will cover the outlook of energy pricing, allowing hospitals to learn about energy market trends that may affect futur Read More . . .

Reserve Your Spot at Medicare 101 Training

07/13/2018

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 . . .

Simple Steps Save Lives, Prevent Drowning

07/13/2018

When most of us are enjoying time at the pool or beach, injuries aren’t the first thing on our minds. Yet, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths in children ages 1 to 4 in Ohio; it is the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths in children ages 5 to 9 and 10 to 14. During this year’s sw Read More . . .

OHA Annual Meeting Evaluations Deadline Approaching for CE Credits

07/06/2018

For those who attended the 2018 OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit, handouts from the conference and the continuing education documentation are available online.  Applying for CE Credits? The website offers a link to the post-session evaluations for all sessions. Click the link, provide your contact information and feed Read More . . .

Don’t Miss Ohio Hospital Association Professional Societies Fall Conferences

07/06/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s professional societies have released the dates of their fall conferences in Columbus:   Ohio Network of Physician Recruiters – Oct. 4 – 5 at Hilton at EastonOhio Organization of Nurse Executives – Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at Embassy Suites DublinOhio Society for Health Read More . . .

Ohio Medicaid Achieves Behavioral Health Parity

07/06/2018

The Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Mental Health and Addiction Services recently announced the July 1 integration of Medicaid behavioral health redesign and physical health care benefits, which achieves the state’s longstanding goal for parity between those benefits.   The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Read More . . .

OHA Offers Ohio Medicaid 1115 Waiver Update, Bluemark MAPS Demonstration Webinar for Members

07/06/2018

Join the Ohio Hospital Association for the "Ohio Medicaid 1115 Waiver Update and Hospital Self-Pay Eligibility Demonstration” webinar at 10 a.m. July 10. The webinar is free to OHA members.   Email Val Adams for registration information.  The webinar will focus on Ohio Medicaid's 1115 Waiver and Bluemark, Read More . . .

Start Planning Today for Sepsis Awareness Month

07/06/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association is teaming up with the Sepsis Alliance and other local and international health care and community organizations in promoting Sepsis Awareness Month in September. In 2011, Sepsis Alliance recognized that more attention could be drawn to sepsis and sepsis awareness if there was a specific month dedicated Read More . . .

Search Health Care Job Postings on OHHospitalJobs.com

07/06/2018

To further assist Ohio Hospital Association member hospitals with staffing challenges and increasing recruitment costs, OHA Solutions offers a cost-effective recruitment solution that helps combat workforce shortages, reduces third-party agencies, replaces ineffective forms of advertising and provides a direct link to qual Read More . . .

Game Plan for the Future at National Health Care Engineering Conference July 15-18

07/06/2018

The American Society for Healthcare Engineering invites hospital representatives to attend its annual conference July 15-18 in Seattle. The conference schedule features several different educational tracks, featuring topics such as code compliance planning, design, construction, facility management business, improving the patient ex Read More . . .

July is Minority Mental Health Month

07/06/2018

July was designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008 to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face regarding mental illness in the U.S. In recognition of July as Minority Mental Health Month, Mental Health America is highlighting and validating the voices and experiences of indivi Read More . . .

Deadline Approaching for First Steps Recognition

06/29/2018

Applications are due July 1 for the next round of recognition through the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies program. 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 st Read More . . .

OHA Values Your Feedback: Please Complete 2018 Annual Meeting Survey by July 20

06/29/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association requests participation from 2018 OHA Annual Meeting attendees in a survey about our event-related communications.   The deadline to complete this short survey is July 20. Click here to access the survey.   The results of the survey will be used to help OHA make informed decisions in commun Read More . . .

OSHHRA Conference Offers Best Practices Updates for Health Care HR Professionals

06/29/2018

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. 16-17 at Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin.   Industry experts and hospital representatives will pres Read More . . .

Advisory Offers Tips for Supporting Human Trafficking Victims

06/29/2018

The Joint Commission has issued an advisory on human trafficking, which offers information and resources to help medical providers recognize and support victims. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics last week released the first ICD-10-CM codes for classifyin Read More . . .

Register Today for July 10 Webinar on the Next Frontiers for Providing High-Value Care in Hospitals

06/29/2018

The American Hospital Association Physician Alliance is set to host a webinar featuring Chris Moriates, MD, a hospital medicine physician and assistant dean for health care value at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin 3:30 p.m. July 10.   The webinar will highlight current progress in improving value for Read More . . .

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