Governance

Information to assist hospital and healthcare organization directors, trustees and other governing boards.
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.
08.06.2018  | Transition
Jeffrey Welch, who has led Tenet Healthcare hospitals in Massachusetts and South Carolina since May 2017, is leaving his post to take over Tenet’s operations in the Miami area.
Wellforce announced last week that it was adding Home Health Foundation to the system.
It will take visionary leaders to transform healthcare organizations and to deliver services in the current dynamic environment.
07.30.2018  | Transitions
Trish Hannon is resigning from New England Baptist Hospital, and Sen. Karen Spilka is the new Mass. Senate President.
The HPC is expected to vote Wednesday on the preliminary Cost & Market Impact Review relating to the BID-Lahey merger.
Stories from across the state showing advancements from the Massachusetts hospital community.
Things moved at a slow pace during last week’s oppressive heat wave and mid-week Independence Day holiday. But MHA continued its focus on key priorities.
Last week, MHA, working with member facilities, released two documents to assist hospitals in addressing a trend of patients misusing opioids within facilities.
Bruce Auerbach, M.D., the president and CEO of Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro since 2014, resigned his post last Tuesday.
Maureen Banks, the COO of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and a member of the MHA Board of Trustees, has been presented the Mary B. Conceison Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership.
Late Thursday night, Berkshire Medical Center and the Massachusetts Nurses Association reached an agreement on a contract.
MHA presents the Trustee Excellence in Leadership Award to honor significant contributions by a trustee leader whose professional achievements have been of exceptional value to healthcare.
Tim Gens, the longtime executive vice president of MHA, was awarded the annual Stephen J. Hegarty Memorial Award
Mark A. Keroack, M.D., president & CEO of Baystate Health, is the 78th Chair of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees.
Kim Hollon, president & CEO of Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, was presented with the prestigious 2018 William L. Lane Hospital Advocate Award.
ACHE of Massachusetts – an independent chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives – presented two awards at MHA’s Annual Meeting.
AHA’s #HAVhope Friday is a national day of awareness that unites the hospital and healthcare community to combat violence through the use of digital media.

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: