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Join Us at the OHA Annual Meeting – Healing Ohio Communities

05/25/2018

Join members of the Ohio hospital community June 4-6 in Columbus for the 103rdAnnual Meeting and Education Summit. The three-day event features more than 80 education sessions, keynote presentations by national leaders and special recognition events.   The conference offers approved contact hours for many disciplines, includi Read More . . .

Save the Date for Medicare 101 Training

05/25/2018

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 . . .

OONE Accepting Nominations for 2018 Leadership Awards

05/25/2018

The Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives invites nominations for the 2018 Aspiring Nurse Leader Award and 2018 Nursing Leadership Award. The awards recognize emerging nurse leaders who demonstrate outstanding leadership, possess a desire to advance and progress professionally, inspire others and support projects and initiatives out Read More . . .

OHA Signs Stipulation in Duke Energy PUCO Rate Case Impacting Member Hospitals

05/25/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association, along with several other interested parties, recently signed a stipulation with Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. to resolve Duke’s electric base distribution rate case and Duke’s electric security plan case before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.   In the stipulations, Duke agreed to t Read More . . .

WELD Announces Ohio Hospital Leader as 2019 WELDing the Way Honoree

05/25/2018

Women for Economic and Leadership Development this week announced Unhee Kim, president, Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, Mount Carmel Health System, as a 2019 Women WELDing the Way honoree.   Each year WELD recognizes a diverse group of 12 women in the central Ohio community who are high impact leaders within their organi Read More . . .

Upcoming Webinar Discusses Hospital's Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health

05/25/2018

Join the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum at 1 p.m. June 13 for a special webinar with leaders of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, CA.  The presenters will share how the hospital is partnering with the Saint Francis Foundation to play a deeper role in improving health outcomes for residents in Read More . . .

Celebrate Community Health Improvement Week June 3-9

05/25/2018

Join the Association for Community Health Improvement in celebrating Community Health Improvement Week June 3–9.   During this week, ACHI will encourage organizations to advance health and well-being by bridging care and community. CHI Week will raise awareness about a population health framework, demonstrate impact and Read More . . .

Ohio Hospitals Earn New Recognition through Breastfeeding Designation Program

05/18/2018

Eleven Ohio hospitals have earned new recognition through the latest round of the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies initiative sponsored by OHA and the Ohio Department of Health. Ohio First Steps is a voluntary breastfeeding designation program that recognizes maternity centers in Ohio for taking steps to promote, protect and supp Read More . . .

Still time to Register for Advocacy Luncheon, OHA Annual Meeting

05/18/2018

Reserve your place now for the 2018 OHA Advocacy Luncheon on June 4, held on day one of the OHA Annual Meeting and Education Summit at the Hilton Columbus at Easton.   OHA invites hospital professionals and corporate partners from across the state to attend the three-day event featuring more than 80 education sessio Read More . . .

Sepsis Alliance Seeks Nominations for 2018 Sepsis Nursing Awards

05/18/2018

Sepsis Alliance announced this week applications are now open for Erin’s Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards. These awards were created in honor of Erin Kay Flatley, an aspiring teacher who tragically and suddenly died of sepsis when she was only 23 years old.   Erin’s Campaign for Kids Nursing Awards recognize pedia Read More . . .

CDC, Medscape Offer Free Continuing Ed for Adult Immunization

05/18/2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Medscape are offering a free continuing education activity that describes the recommended immunization schedule for adults aged 19 years or older in the United States, based on updated guidance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.   This activity is intended Read More . . .

Save the Dates for Society Fall Conferences

05/18/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s professional societies are hosting 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 Care Faciliti Read More . . .

Think FAST for Stroke Awareness Month

05/18/2018

Strokes kill more than 133,000 American annually and are a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Each year, about as many Americans have a stroke as a heart attack. Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. Knowing the signs of stroke, how to prevent it and how to help others around you, just might save a l Read More . . .

OHA Announces Honorees for Annual June Awards Celebration

05/11/2018

In recognition of National Hospital Week,  OHA today announced 62 nominees for Health Care Worker of the Year, three Health Care Leadership Award recipients and an OHA Health Care Hall of Fame inductee to be recognized at the annual OHA Recognition Dinner on June 5.   Held in conjunction with the OHA Annual Meeting June Read More . . .

OHA Honors Ohio Hospitals for Environmental Leadership

05/11/2018

The Ohio Hospital Association’s Energy & Sustainability Program this week announced the 2018 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award recipients and named Cleveland Clinic as the 2018 John Chapman Award winner. The Melvin Creeley Award honorees are:   Atrium Medical Center (Middletown)*Barnesville Hospital*Clev Read More . . .

Download New Ohio Hospital Law Handbook

05/11/2018

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 . . .

Search Health Care Job Postings on OHHospitalJobs.com

05/11/2018

To further assist Ohio Hospital Association member hospitals with staffing shortages 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 quali Read More . . .

Ohio March of Dimes Now Accepting Nominations for Nurse of the Year Awards

05/11/2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 March of Dimes Ohio Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards. The March of Dimes presents these awards each year to pay tribute to the nursing profession and recognize extraordinary nurses throughout Ohio.   Nominations for nurses in over 20 different categories will be accepted until June 15. & Read More . . .

Tune-In for OHA’s May 16 Sepsis Webinar

05/11/2018

Representatives from Atrium Medical Center and OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital will join the Ohio Hospital Association from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 16 for the monthly Statewide Sepsis Initiative webinar and education call.   The May webinar will focus on “Strategies for Reducing Non-Present on Admission Sepsis Mortal Read More . . .

Fight the Bite: Protect Yourself Against Ticks, Mosquitos

05/11/2018

As Ohioans spend more time outdoors with the arrival of warm weather, the Ohio Department of Health is urging people to take precautions to prevent bites from ticks and mosquitos and the diseases they may carry.   Most diseases in Ohio that are caused by the bite of infected ticks and mosquitos happen between spring and fall Read More . . .

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