Join the AHA for the Facility Safety and Security in Health Care Virtual Convening!
December 7, 2023
AHA's Hospitals Against Violence (HAV) Initiative will be hosting a virtual convening on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm ET and it will be open to both AHA members and non-members. Panelists will discuss health care facility safety and security, innovative violence prevention strategies, and a security in action case study. This virtual convening aims at exploring facility safety and security strategies, as well as the technologies that can help mitigate workforce and workplace violence. We invite you to join us as we discuss new and innovative approaches to prevent targeted violence, enhance physical and psychological safety, and foster collaboration with law enforcement
Reminder: COVID-19 Reporting Due into CAAMP
Due January 12, 2024
Data collection is currently under way for the third year of HPP Cooperative Agreement COVID-19 Supplemental Funding. Data collection is taking place in the Cooperative Agreement Accountability and Management Platform (CAAMP). Instructions for accessing CAAMP and completing the online performance measure forms were sent to recipients on Tuesday, October 31 from the HPP CAAMP Support email (email@example.com). Note that recipients and sub-recipients are required to report regardless of whether they spent funding during the period of performance from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Any questions can be directed to the HPP CAAMP Support email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with Capt. Duane Wagner, Field Project Officer (FPO) copied.
National Disaster Life Support Classes
February 12, 2024
The first statewide NDLS course of 2024, Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS), will be offered virtually February 12, 2024, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Registration will open 30-days prior to the course. Please share this information with HCC partners. The following BDLS course will be April 5, 2024, starting at 8:00 a.m. and running until 12:00 p.m.
For registration information or questions please contact Judy Wheeler (email@example.com).
Recording Available: MIREQUEST.org Training for Hospitals and HCCs
A training on the use of the mirequest.org website has been recorded and posted to MI-TRAIN. As a reminder, the Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response (DEPR) provided this training to ensure everyone is prepared for the statewide SNS exercise on March 21, 2024.
To review the presentation, visit the MITRAIN website, and search for course ID # 1114908
American Hospital Association (AHA) Podcast: Better Behavioral Health Care Through Collaboration and Virtual Care
In the U.S. health care system, the demand for behavioral health care has long outpaced availability, with many patients forced to turn to their primary care providers for help. To find a solution, Henry Ford Health System decided to get creative with a new collaborative care program that for the first time integrated primary care with behavioral health. In the latest episode of the AHA's Advancing Health podcast, four clinicians from Henry Ford discuss the beginnings of the program and how collaboration and technology have made it easier to see patients than ever before. Listen to the full podcast episode from the AHA
Leading Health Care Partners Announce the "Common Health Coalition"
The American Hospital Association, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the Alliance of Community Health Plans, the American Medical Association, and Kaiser Permanente announced the Common Health Coalition: Together for Public Health. The Common Health Coalition is focused on translating the hard-won lessons and successes of the COVID-19 pandemic response into actionable strategies that will strengthen the partnership between our health care and public health systems. The Coalition is the product of a joint commitment to public health made in March 2023 by the five founding member organizations. Read the full press release about the Common Health Coalition.
American Hospital Association (AHA) Podcast: Rural Emergency Hospitals as a New Model of Care
In the latest episode of the AHA's Advancing Health podcast, Laura Appel, executive vice president of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA), and Christina Campos, CEO at Guadalupe County Hospital, New Mexico, discuss what’s involved in converting to and meeting the eligibility requirements of a Rural Emergency Hospital, and what patients stand to gain from it. Listen to the full podcast episode from the AHA.
Now Available Online - Skilled Nursing Facility Antibiotic Stewardship | Establish an Antibiotic Stewardship Committee Webinar
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated and Resistant Pathogens (SHARP) and Infection Prevention Units are excited to announce that the second webinar from the Skilled Nursing Facility Antibiotic Stewardship webinar series is now available online. If you were unable to join the live presentation, don't worry! You can now access the presentation slides and watch the webinar recording by visiting Michigan.gov/HAI.
November 9, 2023
This virtual symposium offers a wide variety of timely topics that staff in Emergency Departments face today. Please see the two (2) attachments; the first contains the agenda and registration information. The second contains instructions to create an account for nursing and physician CEs through Children’s Hospital of Minnesota.
Intended audience: Emergency Department Staff, PECCs.
Registration here for PECC Symposium
Register for CEs and Physician CMEs
When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Who: The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Community and Health Systems (LARA/BCHS) in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), will host a Zoom Webinar for all providers and stakeholders to learn more about the Michigan Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment. Speakers will include representatives from Michigan Department of Health and Human Services MI-POST Advisory Committee.
What: Please join us to learn about the MI-POST form, an optional 1-page, 2-sided medical order with a person’s wishes for care in crisis. MI-POST is a part of the advance care planning process that includes choices about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), critical care, and other wanted care.
Where: Zoom Webinar - Please register for the webinar at the link below. You will receive a confirmation email and have the option to add it to your calendar once you register.
For more information about this webinar, please contact Tammy Bagby or Marie Kone at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 31st, 2023
Dr. Eryn Hart will be presenting, and this session will address a review of OB emergencies. This will include the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, review the importance of recognizing peripartum cardiomyopathy and discuss the H’s and T’s most likely to cause maternal arrest. This will involve both a didactic component and filmed simulation.
EMS credits are available for this session.
Course number: 23-ICE-08365
Registration closes at 2:00 pm on 10/31
Connect to the October 31 session on Teams, Here
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