Governance

Information to assist hospital and healthcare organization directors, trustees and other governing boards.
The Massachusetts Public Health Council last week approved the proposed merger of he Beth Israel Deaconess system, Lahey Health, and other entities.
The deal involving Lahey Health, the Beth Israel Deaconess system, and other entities received a favorable report from DPH.
The Massachusetts Health Leadership College is accepting new applications until March 9.
Lifespan healthcare system in Rhode Island has joined merger talks between Care New England and Partners HealthCare.
Dr. Margot Hartmann, president & CEO of Nantucket Cottage Hospital since 2010, has announced her retirement plans.
The fundamental purpose of project management is to be one step ahead of potential risk.
The AHA is accepting applications through April 6 for the 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize.
Nominations are open for the 2018 Massachusetts Health Leadership College.
MHA Board Chair Kate Walsh and Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins co-authored an op-ed about the need to address addiction.
The American Hospital Association announced last week that it was launching the AHA Physician Alliance to strengthen its outreach to physicians.
Partners HealthCare and Care New England announced they have entered into a “definitive agreement”.
01.08.2018  | Transition
Denise Schepici is the new president & CEO of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, effective January 16.
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MHA has created "H Speakers" to assist hospitals and other organizations find expert speakers on healthcare issues.
The Health Policy Commission (HPC) last week issued its final review of the proposed merger between Partners HealthCare and Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
The deal involving Lahey Health, the Beth Israel Deaconess system, and other entities will get a full cost and market impact review from the HPC.
12.18.2017  | Transition
The president of Baystate Franklin Medical Center Cindy Russo has announced her resignation, effective January 12.
Tim Gens, who has provided the intellectual and compassionate foundation for MHA’s strategy and policy efforts for 23 years, announced he will leave the association, effective Dec. 31.
The Massachusetts Health Leadership College – a partnership between MHA, Phillips, DiPisa & Associates, and the Center for Creative Leadership – graduated its class of 2017 on November 16.
Congratulations to the 2017 HOPE Awards recipients Dr. Ken Sands, Dr. Evan Benjamin, and the teams they led at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Baystate Health for their work in implementing the Communication and Resolution (CARe) program.

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: