Workplace Safety

Information to ensure a safe workplace environment for patients, staff and visitors.
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.
Over the past year, MHA has worked with its membership across the commonwealth to address issues of workplace safety and wellbeing.
Last Wednesday, the new MHA-MMS Joint Task Force on Physician Burnout held its first meeting.
HB1144/SB1167 An Act Relative to Safe Patient Handling in Certain Health Facilities
HB1162, HB1219, SB1265 Emergency Medical Services; Vital Records; Disposition of Remains
SB1193 An Act Relative to Emergency and Disaster Planning For Healthcare Providers
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.
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.
HB1184, HB2434/SB1244, HB578/SB549, HB2439, HB3230, HB2436, HB3236/SB1221, HB3227, HB3515, SB1246 Patient Safety and Quality; Workforce Development
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments in strong support of HB2322 “An Act Relative to Emergency and Disaster Planning for Healthcare Providers.”
HB2442/SB2137, HB3226/SB1245, HB3240, HB1200/SB1224, SB1264 Disease Prevention, Screening and Mandated Benefit
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer testimony in support of HB1164, which seeks to amend and clarify the protections afforded to the Commonwealth’s

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: