Governance

Information to assist hospital and healthcare organization directors, trustees and other governing boards.
An important Healthcare Safety Summit MHA held last week featured experts from throughout the state discussing not only strategies to prevent healthcare violence and conflict, but initiatives to promote wellness and resilience.
MHA is opposed to a proposed federal rule that will make harder for immigrants to access medical care.
The Massachusetts Employer Health Coalition holds its kickoff breakfast meeting tomorrow at The University of Massachusetts Club in Boston.
Recently, a national webinar hosted by the AHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) featured MHA and Harrington Healthcare System’s Elise Wilson, R.N., who was violently attacked while caring for a patient.
Perhaps the largest and most complex healthcare merger in state history is all but final after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office ok'd the merger with conditions.
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) has announced the winners of its first annual “MHQP Patient Experience Awards,” which recognizes primary care practices that perform highest on MHQP’s annual survey.
Congratulations to the 2018 graduates of the Massachusetts Health Leadership College.
DPH recently released a notice outlining new requirements for providers prescribing benzodiazepines.
Details are quickly coming together for the important MHA 2018 Healthcare Safety Summit at MHA’s Conference Center in Burlington on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Care is fluid and ever-changing and should not be determined by a rigid number arrived at through popular vote. Vote NO on 1.
Former Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CEO Paul Levy describes the often overlooked issue of how entire teams actually deliver care in a hospital unit.
The Massachusetts Public Health Council last week weighed in on the proposed Beth Israel Deaconess-Lahey merger.
MHA is holding an all-day Healthcare Safety Summit on Tuesday, December 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
10.08.2018  | Transition
Norm Deschene, the CEO of Wellforce, announced last week that he intends to retire at the end of 2018.
The HPC has released its final report on the proposed large merger of hospitals and physician practices that would be known as Beth Israel Lahey Health.
09.24.2018  | Transition
David L. Longworth, M.D. has been named CEO of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.
08.27.2018  | Transition
Susan Sandberg, most recently COO of UNC Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, North Carolina, is the new CEO of MelroseWakefield Healthcare.
Last week, U.S. News & World Report released their popular annual “Best Hospitals” rankings.
Over the past year, MHA has worked with its members across the commonwealth to address issues of workplace safety and wellbeing.
It will take visionary leaders to transform healthcare organizations and to deliver services in the current dynamic environment.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.
Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.
To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites:
MHA has also developed the following documents for your information and benefit: