Governance

Information to assist hospital and healthcare organization directors, trustees and other governing boards.
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The Health Policy Commission (HPC) last week issued its final review of the proposed merger between Partners HealthCare and Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
01.08.2018  | Transition
Denise Schepici is the new president & CEO of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, effective January 16.
MHA has created "H Speakers" to assist hospitals and other organizations find expert speakers on healthcare issues.
12.18.2017  | Transition
The president of Baystate Franklin Medical Center Cindy Russo has announced her resignation, effective January 12.
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.
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.
Congressional focus on a tax cut package has moved forward quickly following the initial release last week by the House Ways and Means Committee.
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.
Congressional focus on a tax cut package has moved forward quickly following the initial release last week by the House Ways and Means Committee.
The Health Policy Commission’s (HPC’s) preliminary Cost and Market Impact Review (CMIR), on the merger between Partners HealthCare and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and its Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates physician organization was re
With the uncertainties in the healthcare financing system, hospitals continue to find ways to innovate and contain costs while improving performance – especially here in Massachusetts, which has such a strong regulatory mandate for cost reduction.
Recognizing the hospital sector’s importance to the state’s economy, a recent list of the top women-led businesses in the state awards the top three spots to Massachusetts hospitals CEOs.
Harrington HealthCare System held a special ceremony Monday night recognizing Elise Wilson, the emergency services nurse who on June 14 was stabbed numerous times by a patient at the hospital.
Patrick Muldoon, the president of UMass Memorial Medical Center since 2013 (and the CEO of Health Alliance Hospitals before that) has announced his retirement effective January 31, 2018. Muldoon served as MHA Board of Trustees Chair during the 2013-2
11.06.2017  | Walsh Begins at MHA
MHA’s new President and CEO Steve Walsh began his tenure this past Wednesday, November 1.
Bring together sector leaders for a state-of-the-state discussion of Massachusetts healthcare and one recurring theme that arises, in addition to cost and quality issues, is physician burnout.
On her last day of work, October 31, after an impressive 10-year stint as MHA’s President & CEO, Lynn Nicholas, FACHE, will deliver a talk to the 21st Annual Delaware Health Care Forum.

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: