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Statement from Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) President and CEO Steve Walsh on the latest federal immigration legislation
Representing the best interest of nursing professionals and their patients, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Massachusetts today joined the Coalition to Protect Patient Safety in opposition to a ballot question that mandates rigid nurse staffing
The budgeted FY2018 staffing plans for each unit of nearly every hospital in Massachusetts are now posted on the PatientCareLink (PCL) website. From the PCL home page (www.patientcarelink.org), click on “2018 Plans” under Massachusetts Hospital Data/
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Organization of Nurse Leaders – MA, RI, NH, CT, VT (ONL) and Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts have publicly posted the latest available key national care quality performance measures f
MHA & ONL letter to the editor of Boston Magazine regarding the magazine's article, "Nurses Revolt" in October 2017. The piece paints a one-sided picture of the issue of nurse staffing and recklessly calls on hospitals to “wave the white flag” during
Statement from Lynn Nicholas, MHA President & CEO, on AG Maura Healey joining CSR lawsuit against the Trump administration.
Statement from Lynn Nicholas, MHA President & CEO, on the Trump administration’s federal insurance changes
MHA, ONL & HCA have published the latest available quality measures for hospitals and home health agencies.
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Trustees today named current Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Community Hospitals, Steven Walsh, as the organization’s next president and CEO.
Statement from Lynn Nicholas, MHA President & CEO, on CHIA’s preliminary report on the performance of the Massachusetts Healthcare System
MHA statement regarding legislation to authorize Advance Dental Hygiene Practitioners
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), has launched a newly re-designed and updated website.
Twenty-seven MA nurses and a cath lab tech took off this morning from Hanscom Field as part of a deployment organized by MHA to assist Bay Area Regional Medical Center (BARMC) in Webster, Texas, as the facility, its employees and staff recover from H
MHA,, in partnership with ONL, Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts and Hospital Association of Rhode Island HARI have launched a newly re-designed and expanded PatientCareLink (PCL) website.
MHA and ONL have publicly posted the latest available selected nursing-sensitive care measures, most of which are endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF), for 74 Bay State hospitals. Reported measures include pressure ulcer prevalence, patient f
The Massachusetts Telemedicine Coalition (tMED) today testified in support of state legislation to advance and promote access to telemedicine services for patients in the commonwealth. HB578
The decision by the MNA nurses’ union at Tufts Medical Center to strike is unfortunate and misguided. The strike harms the best interests of everyone involved – patients, nurses, and the hospital.
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and MHA today announced the release of the Pain Stewardship ProgramTM (PSP) for providers and clinical staff.
AHA, in partnership with MHA has awarded Christine C. Schuster, RN, MBA, president and Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Hospital, with the American Hospital Association Grassroots Champions Award.
David Storto, President of Partners Continuing Care and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 William L. Lane Hospital Advocate Award.

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